Trade Waste Bylaw 2015

Horowhenua District Council's Trade Waste Bylaw 2015 was adopted by Council on 5 August 2015 and came into effect from 6 August 2015. This Bylaw regulates the discharge of trade waste to the Council wastewater system.

Purpose of the Bylaw

The purpose of this Bylaw is to:

  • protect the health and safety of all persons from potential adverse effects of harmful substances discharged to the Council wastewater system;
  • protect the environment from potential adverse effects of harmful substances discharged to the Council wastewater system
  • protect the Council wastewater system from damage and provide for its efficient operation
  • ensure compliance with discharge resource consent conditions
  • provide an equitable basis for charging trade waste users of the Council wastewater system to cover the cost of conveying, treating and disposing of, or reusing, their wastes and administering this bylaw; and
  • encourage waste minimisation, water conservation, cleaner production, efficient recycling and reuse of waste streams at business premises.  

Revocation

The Horowhenua District Council Trade Waste Bylaw 2008 is revoked with effect from midnight 5 August 2015. 

HDC Trade Waste Bylaw 2015(PDF, 3MB)