Kāpiti Coast District Council's Consolidated Bylaws
Bylaws are laws that are specific to the Kāpiti Coast District. They are introduced and enforced by the Kāpiti Coast District Council, and reflect needs and concerns particular to our District and its residents.
- General Bylaw 2010 (PDF, 10 pages, 75Kb)
This Bylaw contains the generic administrative provisions common to all Council Bylaws (unless specifically stated otherwise in those bylaws), and covers topics such as licenses, fees, dispensations, breaches, penalties and offences
- Public Places Liquor Control Bylaw 2007 (PDF, 11 pages, 605Kb)
This bylaw seeks to maintain standards of public health and safety, protect the public from nuisance, minimise the potential for offensive behaviour and manage various types of land under the control of the Kāpiti Coast District Council
- Trade Waste Bylaw 2007 (PDF, 44 pages, 32Kb)
This bylaw regulates the discharge of Trade Waste to a Sewerage System operated by the Kāpiti Coast District Council.
- Dog Control Bylaw 2008 (PDF, 23 pages, 1Mb)
The purpose of this Bylaw is to promote better care and control of dogs on the Kāpiti Coast by supporting the objectives of the Kāpiti Coast District Council Dog Control Policy and complying with national dog control legislation, in particular Section 20 of the Dog Control Act 1996 and the Impounding Act 1955.
- Beach Bylaw 2009 (PDF, 13 pages, 390Kb)
The purpose of this Bylaw is to manage human activities on the beach and protect the beach environment in accordance with the overarching objective defined in the 'Kāpiti Coast District Council Coastal Strategy 2006'.
- Cemetery Bylaw 2010 (PDF, 10 pages, 256Kb)
The purpose of this Bylaw is to enable the Council to control and set standards for the operation of cemeteries within the Kāpiti Coast District under the Council's ownership or control.
- Solid Waste Bylaw 2010 (PDF, 16 pages, 1Mb)
The aims of the Solid Waste Bylaw are to monitor and regulate the collections, transportation, disposal and management of waste and to encourage the reduction of waste (both in the generation and disposal of waste). Specific requirements are placed on occupiers and collectors and there is a system of licensing for operators. The bylaw also provides for the promotion of Council's waste minimisation and waste reduction objectives and assits in the implementation of Council's Waste Management Plan and the New Zealand Waste Strategy.
- Public Places Bylaw 2010 (PDF, 14 pages, 231Kb)
This bylaw seeks to maintain standards of public health and safety, protect the public from nuisance, minimise the potential for offensive behaviour and manage various types of land under the control of the Kāpiti Coast District Council.
- Keeping of Animals Bylaw 2010 (PDF, 6 pages, 71Kb)
This Bylaw manages the keeping of animals, bees and poultry throughout the Kāpiti Coast District to ensure they do not create nuisance or become a threat to public health and safety.
- Traffic Bylaw 2010 (PDF, 11 pages, 124Kb)
This bylaw sets the requirements for parking and control of vehicular or other traffic on any road, public car park, reserve or any other public place owned or controlled by the Kāpiti Coast District Council.
- Water Supply Bylaw 2010 (PDF, 30 pages, 320Kb)
The purpose of this bylaw is to help ensure safe and sufficient potable water supplies are delivered throughout the Kāpiti Coast District.
- Food Safety Bylaw 2006 (PDF, 9 pages, 29Kb)
The objective of this Bylaw is to ensure that all establishments preparing food for sale have on the staff, persons who are adequately trained in food hygiene. The Bylaw also aims to ensure that safe food is available in all food premises throughout the District.
- Fire Prevention Bylaw 2010 (PDF, 12 pages, 660Kb)
This Bylaw manages the lighting of fires in theopen air throughout the Kāpiti Coast District to ensure this activity does not create a nuisance or become a threat to public health and safety.
- Speed Limits Bylaw 2005 (PDF, 4 pages, 37Kb)
This Bylaw allows the Council to set speed limits by resolutions, on all roads under its ownership or control and in certain designated locations specified in the Bylaw.
- Excavation Bylaw 2011 - to be drafted