Bylaws are created in response to needs and concerns of our district, and as such, evolve and change over time.

Regulatory Bylaw

  Part One - Introduction to Regulatory Bylaw (68.3KB)​

The purpose of the introductory section is to identify and clearly interpret the terms and expressions used throughout the Bylaw

  Part Two - Public Places (42.9KB)

This Part of the bylaw controls a diverse range of activities to ensure that acceptable  standards of convenience, safety, visual amenity and civic values are maintained for the wellbeing and enjoyment of citizens, visitors and businesses within the district. It includes information on freedom camping, littering and Kaka Point foreshore glass ban.

Bylaw clauses around Freedom Camping were reviewed and updated in 2012, with the changes coming into effect on 9 August 2012. 

  Part Three - Hostels (43.5KB)

This part of the Bylaw draws together some of the legislative requirements in regards to the operation of hostels, guest houses, boarding houses, motels and residential clubs, to ensure that conditions do not arise that may threaten the health and safety of tenants,  neighbours or the community.

  Part Four - Trading in Public Places (19.4KB)

The general purpose of this Part of the bylaw is to regulate the conduct of persons selling goods on streets, roads, footpaths and other public places; and to regulate the conduct of persons using vehicles to sell goods and services to the general public; and to regulate the conduct of persons soliciting for donations or subscriptions, or distributing advertising material; to ensure public safety, minimise conflict with neighbouring land uses, and protect the intended use of the public place.

Please note this part of the Bylaw was updated and came into effect on 20 December 2010.
  Part Five - The Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees (21.7KB)

The purpose of this part of the bylaw is to outline requirements for the keeping of  animals, poultry and bees. The requirements are deemed necessary for the protection of neighbours and property owners.

  Part Six - Dog Control  (63KB)

The object of this Bylaw is to control the keeping of dogs in the area of the Clutha District Council

  Part Seven - Liquor Control (33.2KB)

This bylaw is to prohibit the consumption or possession of liquor in specified public places for the purposes of:

(a) protecting the public from nuisance;

(b) protecting, promoting, and maintaining public health and safety;

(c) minimising the potential for offensive behaviour in public places.

  Maps Showing Liquor Ban areas  (3.49MB)

Water and Sanitary Services Bylaw

The solid waste bylaw regulates the use of Council's waste management services and facilities.

The Solid Waste Services Information document below is not part of the Bylaw, but has been prepared to give effect to the provisions of the Bylaw and provide further information.

  Solid Waste Services Information (4.68MB)

Roading Bylaw

  Part One - Introduction (47.1KB)

The purpose of the Roading Bylaw is to promote public safety and effectively regulate pedestrian, animal and traffic movements on roads, footpaths and public places within the Clutha District. 

  Part Two - Stock Movement (35.1KB)
The objective of this part of the Bylaw is to control the movement of stock along and across roads.
  Part Three - Road Damage and Danger (56.9KB)
The purpose of this part of the Bylaw is to deter damage to roads or part of any road in the Clutha District. If damage does occur this Bylaw seeks to enable Council to ensure those accountable are responsible for the costs of rectifying the damage.

The purpose of this bylaw is to promote public safety and effectively regulate traffic movements on roads within the Clutha District. 

Page reviewed: 11 Jan 2018 10:29am