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Feedback on Council's Public Places Bylaw and Trading in Public Places Policy review closes this month

Feedback on the Kāpiti Coast District Council’s draft 2017 Public Places Bylaw and draft 2017 Trading in Public Places Policy is due by the end of the month.

People have until 31 March to provide input on the bylaw and policy. The bylaw sets out rules that help ensure people’s well-being and enjoyment in our public places, while the policy supports the implementation of the bylaw.

The bylaw covers a diverse range of activities including, among others, rules controlling trading in public places; the placement of temporary hoardings, posters and notices; temporary events; where street performances and appeals can take place; using or riding a bicycle or skating device in these public places; overhanging trees and shrubs; and what’s prohibited in our reserves.

The Public Places Bylaw is one of several Kāpiti Coast District bylaws providing rules governing what the public can do in the district’s public places – others include the Beach Bylaw and Traffic Bylaw.

People can make a written submission on the draft 2017 bylaw and draft policy online at consult.kapiticoast.govt.nz/portal/, by email to submissions@kapiticoast.govt.nz or by post to Kāpiti Coast District Council, Private Bag 60601, Paraparaumu 5254. Copies of the bylaw, policy and submission form are also available at www.kapiticoast.govt.nz, and from district libraries and service centres.  Alternatively, you can phone the Council for copies on 04 296 4700 or 0800 486 486.

17 March 2017