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Improving Tāmaki Makaurau for our older communities

Have your say on our draft Age-friendly Auckland Action Plan.

Transport

Saving lives in Tāmaki Makaurau: public consultation approved for second phase of safe speed limits

Later this year Auckland Transport will seek public feedback on its next phase of proposed safer speed limits, including reviewing speed limits on approximately 614 km of roads for possible reductions.

Policies / Regulations

Eke Panuku raises the sustainability bar for commercial developments

Another important move to achieve sustainable development across Tāmaki Makaurau comes from the Eke Panuku decision to require new commercial buildings to meet 5 Star Green Star ratings.

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Special Character Overlay update

Auckland Council’s Planning Committee has resolved to withdraw proposed Plan Change 26 to the Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part (Auckland Unitary Plan).

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Improvements made to temporary major event alcohol bans

Recurring temporary major event alcohol bans across the region will be extended to include more venues and surrounding areas after Auckland Council’s Governing Body approved proposed changes to its Alcohol Control Bylaw 2014.

Transport

Last chance to have your say on the 10-year plan for Auckland’s transport network

AT is encouraging Aucklanders to have their say on the draft Regional Land Transport Plan before the consultation closes this Sunday.

Transport

Auckland’s draft 10-year Regional Land Transport Plan headed for public consultation

The approved draft RLTP is a 10-year plan for Auckland’s transport network that focuses on areas which AT, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail will respond to to help solve our region’s transport challenges.

Summer

Staying safe around pools this summer

Summer’s here and Auckland Council is urging pool owners to keep vigilant as the weather heats up.

Environment

Le Pariversaire: A Turning Point for Tāmaki Makaurau?

Five years on from the Paris Climate Agreement and Auckland has a climate plan - where to from here?

Policies / Regulations

Expired food registrations no longer being renewed after 1 January 2021

Auckland Council will no longer be renewing expired registrations under the Food Act 2014 – starting 1 January 2021.

Policies / Regulations

Council launches freedom camping pilot

A two-month pilot could see freedom camping visitors leave overcrowded hot spots and spread out over 27 locations across Auckland.

Have your say

Have your say on improvements to help Aucklanders stay safe on the water

Public consultation opens 16 November on rules to help keep everyone safe while out on the water.

Policies / Regulations

Explainer: Review of weed management in the road corridor

Auckland Council is reviewing how it manages weeds in the urban road corridor. Here are the top need-to-know facts.

Transport

Feedback sought on proposed speed limit changes in Auckland’s west and north

Auckland Transport is asking for feedback on a proposal to change the speed limits of 26 roads in the west and north of Auckland as part of an amendment to the Speed Limits Bylaw 2019.

Have your say

Have your say on improvements to bylaws about alcohol bans and cemeteries and crematoria

Public consultation opens on 10 October on improvements to council bylaws around alcohol bans, cemeteries and crematoria.

Policies / Regulations

Council helps businesses make better use of outdoor space in Level 2

Auckland Council is working with the city’s cafe and restaurant owners to help them make better use of their outdoor space – fast-tracking the application process for outdoor dining licences.