Policies & Bylaws

Adoption of Council’s Bylaws Following Review

In accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 2002 the Tararua District Council has reviewed fourteen of its bylaws, and following consultation adopted the below bylaws effective from 5 November 2018. These bylaws give additional powers to manage Council activities; address nuisance, health and safety and offensive behaviour; and provide various powers such as to impose fees, allow access to property, and set notice provisions for required actions.  The Dog Control Policy also formed part of that consultation.

The following bylaws were revoked:

  • Fires in the Open Air Bylaw
  • Hostels Bylaw
  • Cultural and Recreational Facilities Bylaw




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