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Parks / Outdoors 10 Dec 2021

Have your say on our draft management plan for regional parks

Consultation on Auckland Council’s draft Regional Parks Management Plan is now open to the public.

Council news 7 Dec 2021

Auckland Council approves updates to three bylaws

One bylaw replacement and amendments to two other bylaws have been approved by Auckland Council’s Governing Body.

Summer 1 Dec 2021

Staying safe around pools this summer

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

Council news 26 Nov 2021

Ten more days to Have Your Say on freedom camping

Auckland Council is reminding Aucklanders that they have 10 days left to provide feedback on the proposed new Te Ture ā-Rohe Noho Puni Wātea ā-Waka 2022 / Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw 2022.

Policies / Regulations 3 Nov 2021

Use of Police Asset Recovery Unit first for Auckland Council

For the first time, a case referred to the Police Asset Recovery Unit by Auckland Council has resulted in the restraint of assets.

Policies / Regulations 14 Oct 2021

Auckland Council adopts Sustainability Asset Policy for Community Assets

Auckland Council’s Environment and Climate Change Committee has today voted to adopt a regional Community Facilities - Sustainable Asset Policy, a key step on its journey to reducing operational greenhouse gas emissions.

Community 27 Sep 2021

Auckland Council seeks feedback on new Significance and Engagement policy

Auckland Council is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to the Significance and Engagement Policy, which provides guidance on how the council receives and considers community views when making decisions.

Have your say 22 Sep 2021

Public feedback sought on proposed new Signs Bylaw and alcohol off-licence advertising

Members of the public are invited to have their say about a new joint Auckland Council and Auckland Transport Signs Bylaw.

Have your say 22 Sep 2021

Stormwater bylaw changes open for public feedback

Auckland Council is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to the Stormwater Bylaw 2015, designed to mitigate flooding and help protect and manage the region’s stormwater network assets.

Policies / Regulations 16 Sep 2021

Improving Tāmaki Makaurau for our older communities

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

Transport 5 Jul 2021

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 27 May 2021

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.

Policies / Regulations 21 May 2021

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).

Policies / Regulations 4 May 2021

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.