Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017

1.Overview

Consultation Status Date
Submissions Opened: 16 March 2017 

Horowhenua District Council is proposing to introduce the Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017, which amalgamates and replaces the following Bylaws due for review:

Council resolved to consult on the Proposed Draft Land Transport Bylaw at its ordinary meeting on 15 March 2017, using the Special Consultative Procedure as laid down in the Local Government Act 2002. Submissions on the proposal close at 5.00pm on Monday, 24 April 2017.   

There are no real substantive changes to what is being proposed in the Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017, except with the addition of matters pertaining to one way roads, vehicle accessways, damage to Council assets during property development, working in the road and fence encroachments.

Benefits of the Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017 are:

  • One single bylaw incorporating the management and control of all traffic and stock movements rather than individual bylaws;
  • The opportunity to include other road use activities requiring regulation; and
  • Updating and including legislation references.

2.Statement of Proposal & Summary of Information

The Statement of Proposal and Summary of Information documents are available below.

Statement of Proposal - Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017 (Full Version)(PDF, 7MB) 
Statement of Proposal - Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017 (Full Version - Reduced File Size)(PDF, 6MB)
Summary of Information - Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017(PDF, 14KB)  

Alternatively, these documents can be obtained from the Council Offices in Levin (126 Oxford Street, or Te Takere), Foxton (Clyde Street); or Shannon (Plimmer Terrace), or by telephoning Council’s Customer Service Centre, Levin, on (06) 366 0999.

3.Have your say

We're seeking your feedback on the Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017 and are calling for submissions. Submissions on the proposal close at 5.00pm on Monday, 24 April 2017

Submit Online button.  

A print version of the submission form is also available below.  Alternatively, the submission form can be obtained from the Council Offices in Levin (126 Oxford Street, or Te Takere), Foxton (Clyde Street); or Shannon (Plimmer Terrace), or by telephoning Council’s Customer Service Centre, Levin, on (06) 366 0999. 

All submissions should be addressed to: Draft Land Transport Bylaw 2017 Submission, Horowhenua District Council, Private Bag 4002, Levin 5540.

Submitters should advise whether they wish to be heard when submissions are considered.  A meeting will be scheduled after the consultation period has closed. Submitters are advised that pursuant to the Local Government Act 2002 and subject to the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, all submissions shall be made available to the public.