Bylaws - Parking Control and Traffic Flow Bylaw, and Roading Bylaw

Bylaws - Parking Control and Traffic Flow Bylaw, and Roading Bylaw

The Council is currently consulting on proposed changes to the Roading Bylaw and the Parking Control and Traffic Flow Bylaw.

These bylaws cover topics such as: time limits on parking, speed limits within the district, bus stops, one way streets and designated parking.

Bylaws can impact on you or your business every day, and you may want to have your say on the proposed changes which are open for public submissions now.

Hawera CBD developments

Changes are proposed for Nelson and Union Streets that will tie-in with the proposed supermarket development and town centre revitalisation. Changes sought include:

Creating a one way street on the western end of Nelson Street, and angle parking on the southern side of the one way street;

Amending time based parking on Nelson Street from 60 minutes to 120 minutes;

Removing the loading zone on Nelson Street;

Amending time based parking on Union Street from 60 minutes to 120 minutes (between Nelson Street and the crossing outside the WINZ office);

Removing the existing taxi stand on Victoria Street; and

Engineering the road to encourage reduced speed on the newly established one-way on Nelson Street.

Speed Limit Changes

Changes are proposed for the listed speed limit on the following roads, which are all 100km/hr:

Denby Road, Hawera (between the 50km/hr urban area and the 20km/hr limit at Waihi Beach Reserve) proposed to be reduced to 70km/hr;

Puawai Street, Hawera proposed to be reduced to 20 km/hr;

Turuturu Road, Hawera (from the current 100km/hr signs to just before Austin Road corner) proposed to be reduced to 80km/hr.

Electric Vehicles

Two designated parking spaces at two locations in South Taranaki are proposed for charging electric vehicles, on Napier Street Opunake and Chester Street in Waverley.

Bus Stop in Eltham

Feedback is sought from the community on the location of the bus stop on Bath Street, Eltham.

Click here to look at the Statement of Proposal to see more detailed information about the above proposals.

Click here to submit your feedback online.

Consultation finishes on 16 March 2018.