Bylaws are laws that are specific to the Kāpiti Coast District. They are introduced and enforced by the Kāpiti Coast District Council, and reflect needs and concerns particular to our District and its residents.
|General Bylaw 2010|
|Control of Alcohol in Public Places Bylaw 2013|
|Trade Waste Bylaw 2007|
|Dog Control Bylaw 2008|
|Beach Bylaw 2009|
|Cemeteries Bylaw 2016|
|Solid Waste Bylaw 2010|
|Public Places Bylaw 2010|
|Keeping of Animals Bylaw 2010|
|Traffic Bylaw 2010|
|Water Supply Bylaw 2013|
|Food Safety Bylaw 2006|
|Fire Prevention Bylaw 2010|
|Speed Limit Bylaw 2015|
General Bylaw 2010
This bylaw contains the generic administrative provisions common to all Council bylaws (unless specifically stated otherwise in those bylaws), and covers topics such as licenses, fees, dispensations, breaches, penalties and offences
Control of Alcohol in Public Places Bylaw 2013
This bylaw replaces the Kāpiti Coast District Council Public Places Liquor Control Bylaw 2007.
The purpose of this bylaw is to enhance the safety of the public and allow the responsible enjoyment of public places in the District.
Trade Waste Bylaw 2007
This bylaw regulates the discharge of Trade Waste to a Sewerage System operated by the Kāpiti Coast District Council.
Dog Control Bylaw 2008
The purpose of this bylaw is to promote better care and control of dogs on the Kāpiti Coast by supporting the objectives of the Kāpiti Coast District Council Dog Control Policy and complying with national dog control legislation, in particular Section 20 of the Dog Control Act 1996 and the Impounding Act 1955.
Beach Bylaw 2009
The purpose of this bylaw is to manage human activities on the beach and protect the beach environment in accordance with the overarching objective defined in the 'Kāpiti Coast District Council Coastal Strategy 2006'.
Cemeteries Bylaw 2016
The purpose of this bylaw is to enable the Council to control and set standards for the operation of cemeteries within the Kāpiti Coast District under the Council's ownership or control.
Solid Waste Bylaw 2010
The aims of the Solid Waste Bylaw are to monitor and regulate the collections, transportation, disposal and management of waste and to encourage the reduction of waste (both in the generation and disposal of waste). Specific requirements are placed on occupiers and collectors and there is a system of licensing for operators. The bylaw also provides for the promotion of Council's waste minimisation and waste reduction objectives and assists in the implementation of Council's Waste Management Plan and the New Zealand Waste Strategy.
Public Places Bylaw 2010
This bylaw seeks to maintain standards of public health and safety, protect the public from nuisance, minimise the potential for offensive behaviour and manage various types of land under the control of the Kāpiti Coast District Council. We are currently reviewing the district's Public Places Bylaw and Trading in Public Places Policy. Submissions closed 31 March, with a hearing due April/May and adoption June 2017.
Keeping of Animals Bylaw 2010
This bylaw manages the keeping of animals, bees and poultry throughout the Kāpiti Coast District to ensure they do not create nuisance or become a threat to public health and safety.
Traffic Bylaw 2010
This bylaw sets the requirements for parking and control of vehicular or other traffic on any road, public car park, reserve or any other public place owned or controlled by the Kāpiti Coast District Council.
Water Supply Bylaw 2013
The purpose of this bylaw is to help ensure safe and sufficient potable water supplies are delivered throughout the Kāpiti Coast District.
Food Safety Bylaw 2006
The objective of this bylaw is to ensure that all establishments preparing food for sale have on the staff, persons who are adequately trained in food hygiene. The bylaw also aims to ensure that safe food is available in all food premises throughout the District. This bylaw was amended in March 2016 to address inconsistencies with the Food Act 2014.
Fire Prevention Bylaw 2010
This bylaw manages the lighting of fires in the open air throughout the Kāpiti Coast District to ensure this activity does not create a nuisance or become a threat to public health and safety.
Speed Limits Bylaw 2015
This bylaw allows the Council to set speed limits by resolutions on all roads under its ownership or control and in certain designated locations specified in the bylaw.