The policy provides information about dog ownership within the South Taranaki District, along with Council’s management and regulation of dogs; to meet the needs and safety of the wider community.
1) Board venues
The Board Venues Policy provides a policy stance on the development of new board venues within the South Taranaki District. Currently the Council does not permit any stand-alone board venues from operating. Board Venues Policy (2019)
2) Class 4 Gambling
The Class 4 Gambling Venues Policy provides a policy stance on the establishment, location and number of machines that may be operated at each venue, within the South Taranaki District. Class 4 Gambling Venues Policy (2019)
The policy seeks to reduce potential risks posed to residents in the district by dangerous, affected or insanitary buildings; and provides a framework of how the Council will manage unsatisfactory building conditions.
The policy provides shops with the opportunity to open and trade on Easter Sunday throughout the South Taranaki District.
The policy defines what litter is, the infringement process undertaken by the Council, and a graduated level of litter infringements that can be issued.
The policy provides information on how the Bylaws of South Taranaki will be administered.
The policy provides information on which customers have access to the service, the number of approved containers, the extent of the collection route, and the allocation of charges for the service.
This policy outlines how the Council aims to effectively and safely operate its water supply and wastewater activities, and provide information to:
- Ensure that levels of water leakage are acceptable;
- Regularise how cross boundary water connections are addressed;
- Facilitate measurement of the amount of water supplied;
- Ensure that the electrical safety is addressed when properties have been earthed to the water supply network;
- Reduce the amount of rain water entering the sewerage system.
The policy outlines the requirements for the development and installation of underpasses. This includes how the Council will assess applications and what applicants are required to do, to utilise the road in a safe manner. The policy should be read in conjunction with the South Taranaki District Council’s Livestock Control Bylaw.
This policy sets out how the Council will provide, maintain and (where necessary) remove trees within the road corridor, parks, and reserves.
This policy outlines the level of support that the Council will provide in a grant for community-owned surveillance systems in a fair and equitable way; without hindering community ownership.
The policy outlines the Council’s responsibilities in relation to CCTV cameras in the Hawera Town Centre. The policy lists the locations of cameras and ensures the installation and operation of the system complies with the Privacy Act 1993.
Council will be proactive and demonstrate leadership by promoting a smoke free lifestyle as being both desirable and the norm in South Taranaki. By focusing on five key areas, the Council will send a positive message that our children’s health and the environment should be protected from the effects of smoking.
The Council makes a significant contribution to the social, economic, environmental, and cultural wellbeing of the South Taranaki community, through its community funding grants. This Policy sets out the Council’s expectations for the application, administration, and allocation of funding, and outlines responsibilities of the Council, committees, and applicants.