Bylaws are created in response to needs and concerns of our district, and as such, evolve and change over time.
Part 1: The purpose of the introductory section is to identify and clearly interpret the terms and expressions used throughout the Bylaw.
Part 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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.
Part 5: 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: The object of this Bylaw is to control the keeping of dogs in the area of the Clutha District Council
Part 7: 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.
Water and Solid Waste Bylaws
The water and waste bylaws regulates the use of Council's waste management services and facilities.