The Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 was approved by the Council on 23 November 2017, and came into force on 1 March 2018.
This bylaw is made under the Land Transport Act 1998, the Local Government Act 2002, and Part 4 is also made in accordance with the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017.
Means the Land Transport Act 1998 and the regulations and the rules made under that Act.
Means an officer or other person appointed by the Council to perform duties, or give permissions under this bylaw.
|Class of vehicle||
Means groupings of vehicles defined by reference to any common feature and includes -
Means that part of a road laid out for vehicular traffic as determined by the Council under section 319 of the Local Government Act 1974.
|Corridor of access request (CAR)||
Means an application to carry out any work or activity that affects the normal operation of the road, footpath and grass berm prior to performing the work or activity.
Means the Christchurch City Council and includes any person authorised by the Council to act on its behalf.
Means, in accordance with section 8.2 of the Speed Limits Rule, any of the following: a car park, an educational or scientific institution; a commercial or industrial facility; a health facility; a residential facility; marae land; a camping ground; a sports facility or other recreational area; a botanical garden; a cultural reserve; a port or wharf area; an airport; a beach; a cemetery or urupā; a facility operated by the New Zealand Defence Force; a facility operated by the Department of Corrections; any other location approved by the New Zealand Transport Agency by notice in the Gazette.
Is the area behind a kerb which is laid out in grass.
Means any vehicle that cannot be moved on its own because it is mechanically not able to be moved or has a wheel or wheels missing from the vehicle.
Means any vehicle designed or converted to be used for human habitation, whether self-contained or not, and includes a caravan, campervan, or house truck.
|Parking coupon or coupon||
Means a coupon issued by or on behalf of the Council to any person for the purpose of parking a vehicle in accordance with the provisions of this bylaw.
Means a parking meter or other device that is used to collect payment in exchange for parking a vehicle in a particular place for a limited time.
Means a place (including a building or a road) where vehicles, or any class of vehicles, may stop, stand, or park.
Means a receipt produced by a parking machine to indicate the payment of a parking fee for parking and the end of the period allowed.
Means a cycle path, a cycle track, a footpath, or some other kind of path that may be used by some or all or of the following persons at the same time -
Means a length of roadway intended to be used by pedestrians and vehicles (including cyclists).
|Speed limit rules||
Means the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2017.
|Traffic management plan||
Means a document describing the design, implementation, management, and removal of temporary traffic management measures (such as signs and road cones) while an activity or event is taking place within the road or adjacent to and affecting the road. This includes plans prepared for one-off events and generic plans to cover activities carried out frequently.
Has the same meaning as in section 591(6) of the Local Government Act 1974 and generally means a place where transport-service vehicles may wait between trips and all buildings and facilities associated with the use of that place.
|Urban traffic area||
Means an area designated pursuant to the Speed Limits Rule that consists of one or more specified roads or a specified geographical area, to which the urban speed limit generally applies.
Has the same meaning as in Part 2 of the Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004.
|Zone parking area||
Means an area where zone parking applies.
If the Council designates an area as a zone parking area, the parking restrictions in that zone may apply to a number of roads. Parking zones can apply in areas where people using vehicles within the area can reasonably be expected to be aware of the application of the parking restriction to the area, without the need for signs at each intersection within the area.
unless the vehicle is being used for day to day travel.
Under this clause, the Council could, for example, prohibit:
All resolutions made under this clause by the Council will be recorded in a register [PDF, 18 KB], which is available on the Council’s website.
determine the length, route and/or location of a shared path; and
determine priority for users on a shared path.
23. Events on or affecting the road
In accordance with Section 2.2 of the Rule the Council may set speed limits of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 or 100 km/h.
9.3 Any place in a reserve that has been set aside for the parking of vehicles may be subject to parking restrictions under the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017.