New bylaws adopted by the Christchurch City Council

Three new bylaws come into force on 1 December 2015 after being adopted by the Christchurch City Council on 26 November 2015:

FREEDOM CAMPING BYLAW 2015
This bylaw controls freedom camping in certain areas owned or managed by the Christchurch City Council in order to protect these areas, including protecting access to the areas and the health and safety of people using these areas.

TRADE WASTE BYLAW 2015
This updates the bylaw regulations for the discharge of trade waste. The bylaw’s purpose is to protect the environment, the Council’s sewerage and storm water infrastructure and the public’s health. It replaces the following Christchurch City Council bylaw:

  • Trade Waste Bylaw 2006

CLEANFILL AND WASTE HANDLING OPERATIONS BYLAW 2015
The purpose of this bylaw is to protect the environment and the public’s health and enabling the Council to effectively regulate and monitor the collection, management, storage and deposition of cleanfill (environmentally safe waste) and other wastes. It replaces the following Christchurch City Council bylaws:

  • Cleanfill Licensing Bylaw 2008
  • Licensed Waste Handling Facilities Bylaw 2007

Copies of the bylaws will be available on the Council’s website on 1 December 2015 www.ccc.govt.nz/bylaws(external link) and from service desks and Council libraries.

M Pearce
Council Secretary