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Public Places Bylaw 2014

This Bylaw aims to ensure that acceptable standards of safety and visual amenity are maintained throughout public places in Napier City. The Public Places Bylaw addresses activities in public places and reserves which may have an adverse effect on other users of these spaces. The Bylaw creates a framework for regulating conduct in a way which maintains residents use and enjoyment of public spaces.

Important things covered by the Public Places Bylaw include:

  • Prohibitions on various causes of nuisance
  • Damage to public places
  • Construction and scaffolding installations
  • Public toilets

You can download the full Public Places Bylaw with our 2021 proposed changes here.

If you would like to make a submission on the Public Places Bylaw 2014 please complete the form below.
Closing date for submissions is 12 noon, 10 December 2021.

Public Places Bylaw 2014 Submission Form

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