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Our nuisance bylaw contains rules for minimising nuisance in our public spaces and on private property. It contains rules around:

  • Using public rubbish bins for household rubbish
  • Using skating devices, bicycles and mobility scooters in public places
  • Signage in public places
  • Soliciting or carrying out work in a public place
  • Vehicle crossings e.g. a driveway
  • Animals in public places
  • Damaging or interfering with vegetation
  • Electric and barbed wire fencing
  • Horses and vehicles on beaches
  • Slaughter of animals
  • Using our reserves
  • Smoke nuisance
  • Keeping stock, pigs, poultry and bees

Nuisance Bylaw 2019 (amended 2020) [PDF, 2.3 MB] pdf.gif

Dispensation to keep pigs, poultry or bees

In accordance with the Nuisance Bylaw 2019 written permission for dispensation must be obtained using the application form below, to:

  • Keep up to four pigs in a Low Density Residential Zone
  • Build a pigsty or keep pigs closer than 50 metres to the property boundary in a Low Density Residential Zone
  • Keep more than six head of poultry in an urban area
  • Keep more than 12 head of poultry in a Low Density Residential Zone
  • Keep bees in an urban area or Low Density Residential Zone

Application form for keeping pigs, poultry or bees in an urban/low density residential area [PDF, 103 KB] pdf.gif