Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Committee recommends consultation on bylaw changes

Committee recommends consultation on bylaw changes


Christchurch City Council will consider a recommendation to approve consultation on changes to four bylaws.

The Regulation and Consents Committee met today and endorsed staff plans to begin consultation on the bylaws which are being reviewed this year. The bylaws being amended are:

Urban Fire Safety Bylaw 2007
Cruising Bylaw 2010
Parks and Reserves Bylaw 2008
Water Related Services Bylaw 2008
Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2008

Committee Chairman David East says the proposed changes would have an impact across the city.

“For the first time, we are proposing to include controls on fireworks within the Urban Fire Safety Bylaw as well as exempting a range of cooking appliances such as pizza ovens. The Cruising Bylaw amendment proposes to extend to four hours the time drivers are not allowed to repeatedly travel along the same section of road. The increase from 60 minutes was suggested by police.

“We are looking to support the water supply for parts of Banks Peninsula through the Water Related Services Bylaw review by requiring new homes and commercial buildings in some areas to have supplementary rain water storage tanks which can be used for flushing toilets and watering gardens as well as providing water for emergencies.

“A proposed change to the Traffic and Parking Bylaw will make it possible for payment for parking to be made through mobile phone applications as an alternative to meters. It also provides for shared spaces as described in An Accessible City the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan’s transport chapter and the Council’s Major Cycleways project. These are where different transport types share the same space, such as pedestrians and cyclists.”

The Council is due to consider the recommendations on Thursday 26 June.

Full reports outlining the proposed changes to the five bylaws can be found on the agenda for the Regulation and Consents Committee on the Council website, www.ccc.govt.nz


- ends -

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: A Govt. Christmas Bad News Dump -The Skycity Convention Center Blowout & A Negative MBIE Review

If the government really did have good tidings of great joy you can bet it wouldn’t be strewing them about at Christmas time – which is, traditionally, the dumping ground for terrible news that the government fervently hopes the public will be too distracted to notice. And so verily this Christmas Eve we learn of (a) the explosion of costs to the taxpayer and ratepayer of the vile SkyCity convention centre in Auckland and that (b) the government’s flagship MBIE “super-ministry” run by its Minister of Everything is a disaster zone of incompetence and mismanagement. MBIE is a Titanic looking for an iceberg, or so it would seem. More>>

 

Parliament Adjourns:

Greens: CAA Airport Door Report Conflicts With Brownlee’s Claims

The heavily redacted report into the incident shows conflicting versions of events as told by Gerry Brownlee and the Christchurch airport security staff. The report disputes Brownlee’s claim that he was allowed through, and states that he instead pushed his way through. More>>

ALSO:

TAIC: Final Report On Grounding Of MV Rena

Factors that directly contributed to the grounding included the crew:
- not following standard good practice for planning and executing the voyage
- not following standard good practice for navigation watchkeeping
- not following standard good practice when taking over control of the ship. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell:
On The Pakistan Schoolchildren Killings

The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto something that’s become a pop cultural meme. Fans of the Homeland TV series will be well aware of the collusion between sections of the Pakistan military/security establishment on one hand and sections of the Taliban of the other… More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf Satire:
The Politician’s Song

am a perfect picture of the modern politic-i-an:
I don’t precisely have a plan so much as an ambition;
‘Say what will sound most pleasant to the public’ is my main dictum:
And when in doubt attack someone who already is a victim More>>

ALSO:

Flight: Review Into Phillip Smith’s Escape Submitted To Government

The review follows an earlier operational review by the Department of Corrections and interim measures put in place by the Department shortly after prisoner Smith’s escape, and will inform the Government Inquiry currently underway. More>>

ALSO:

Intelligence: Inspector-General Accepts Apology For Leak Of Report

The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, Cheryl Gwyn, has accepted an unreserved apology from Hon Phil Goff MP for disclosing some of the contents of her recent Report into the Release of Information by the NZSIS in July and August 2011 to media prior to its publication. The Inspector-General will not take the matter any further. More>>

ALSO:

Drink: Alcohol Advertising Report Released

The report of the Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship has been released today, with Ministers noting that further work will be required on the feasibility and impact of the proposals. More>>

ALSO:

Other Report:

Leaked Cabinet Papers: Treasury Calls For Health Cuts

Leaked Cabinet papers that show that Government has been advised to cut the health budget by around $200 million is ringing alarm bells throughout the nursing and midwifery community. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news