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Marlborough District Council (MDC) Bylaw 2010

MDC Bylaw 2010. Council has reviewed its current MDC Bylaws in accordance with the Local Government Act 2002 and has determined that amendments to the current MDC Bylaw 2002 are the most appropriate method to address perceived problems within the Marlborough District in: ensuring that the Council's bylaws are administered in an efficient, effective, consistent, fair and transparent manner.

The bylaws address public places; traffic, parking, and movement of livestock; dog control; nuisances; control of cemeteries; keeping of animals, poultry and bees; and prevention of fire. Council has drafted the MDC Bylaw 2010 in accordance with the Local Government Act 2002.

During the review it was established that two chapters of the MDC Bylaw 2002 were no longer required, as the harm that these chapters were originally introduced to deal with can be addressed in other ways. These chapters related to the use of public facilities and the use of the MDC Coat of Arms.

The Water Supply chapter is still undergoing review.

The Dog Control chapter 4 was amended with effect from 1 October 2012.

The MDC Bylaw 2010 is made up of the following chapters, which can be viewed either in online ebook versions called flipbooks, or as PDFs:

Chapter 1 - Introductory

This is a general-type bylaw covering interpretations of terms, various delegations, serving of orders and notices, licences, offences, breaches and penalties and various repeals of old bylaws.

Click on the link to see a flipbook version of this document. Flipbook version of Chapter 1 - Introductory

PDF Document.Introductory (38 Kb)

Chapter 2 - Public Places

This is a bylaw about controls on and within public places and specifically the use of motor vehicles, playing of games, camping grounds, prohibitions, wharves and the control and licensing of traders.

Click on the link to see a flipbook version of this document. Flipbook version of Chapter 2 - Public Places

PDF Document.Public Places (43 Kb)

Chapter 3 - Traffic

This is a bylaw that covers controls related to vehicles, stands on streets, road restrictions, parking in carparks and on roads.

Click on the link to see a flipbook version of this document. Flipbook version of Chapter 3 - Traffic

PDF Document.Traffic (48 Kb)

Chapter 4 - Dog Control

This is a bylaw that sets controls for dogs including leashing, exercising, licensing and other controls when on public places.

Click on the link to see a flipbook version of this document. Flipbook version of Chapter 4 - Dog Control

PDF Document.Dog Control (amended October 2012) (639 Kb)

Chapter 5 - Nuisances

This is a bylaw that sets controls related to sewerage and refuse, removal of refuse, landfill controls and nuisances in general including those generated by burning.

Click on the link to see a flipbook version of this document. Flipbook version of Chapter 5 - Nuisances

PDF Document.Nuisances (27 Kb)

Chapter 6 - Cemeteries

This is a bylaw that sets controls for cemeteries within the Marlborough District.

Click on the link to see a flipbook version of this document. Flipbook version of Chapter 6 - Cemeteries

PDF Document.Cemeteries (22 Kb)

Chapter 7 - Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees

This is a bylaw that sets controls for the keeping of animals, poultry and bees within the Marlborough District.

Click on the link to see a flipbook version of this document. Flipbook version of Chapter 7 - Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees

PDF Document.Keeping of Animals Poultry and Bees (20 Kb)

Chapter 8 - Fire Prevention

This is a bylaw that provides for controls on removal of vegetation and fire prevention within urban fire service districts which are not covered by the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 of the Marlborough District.

Click on the link to see a flipbook version of this document. Flipbook version of Chapter 8 - Fire Prevention

PDF Document.Fire Prevention (28 Kb)

Navigation Bylaw 2009 and Navigation (Vessel Speed) Bylaw 2009

These bylaws are the most appropriate method to ensure appropriate behaviour and address potential risks within Marlborough’s waterways.

Navigation Bylaws 2009 page

Marlborough District Council Liquor Ban Bylaw 2011

The aim of this bylaw is to control the consumption of alcohol in those public places where Council is concerned that the possession of liquor in the public place, whether generally or over a specified period, may result in disorderly behaviour and criminal offending.

Marlborough District Council Liquor Ban Bylaw 2011 page

Mooring Management Bylaw

Council has determined that a bylaw is the most appropriate method to address the problem of ensuring that moorings in such mooring management areas are allocated in a fair and safe manner and thereby avoiding hazards to navigation safety.

Draft Mooring Management Bylaw page

Tradewaste Bylaw 2011 

This bylaw sets standards for tradewaste and determines how tradewaste may be accepted into the public wastewater system.

    Tradewaste Bylaw 2011 page

Freedom Camping Bylaw 2012

The Marlborough District Council Freedom Camping Bylaw 2012 relates to freedom camping on land administered by Council in the Marlborough district.

    Freedom Camping Bylaw 2012 page

Speed Limit Bylaw 2014

The Marlborough District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2014 comes into effect on Monday 22 September 2014.

   Speed Limit Bylaw 2014 page

Psychoactive Substances (Legal Highs) Policy

Marlborough District Council is proposing to adopt the Draft Marlborough Local Approved Products Policy.

   Psychoactive Substances (Legal Highs) Policy page

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