Policies / Regulations

City Rail Link 18 Jun 2018

Auckland Transport Board considers Regional Land Transport Programme

On Wednesday 20 June the Board of Auckland Transport will consider the Regional Land Transport Programme.

Dogs 8 Jun 2018

Jump online and save on dog registration

Dog owners can now renew their dog registrations online.

Business / Economy 22 May 2018

Opinion: the true cost of building consents

Penny Pirrit, Auckland Council's Director Regulatory Services, sets the record straight about building consents.

Cycling 1 Mar 2018

Auckland’s first dockless bike share licence extended

Auckland Council is extending the street trading licence of the region’s first dockless bike share system.

Transport 15 Dec 2017

First dockless bike share licence issued

Auckland Council has issued its first mobile trading licence for a dockless bike share system.

Pools 28 Nov 2017

Rules around home pools this summer

Summer is a great time for a splash in the pool, but pool ownership comes with responsibilities.

Beaches 28 Nov 2017

Surf’s up for dogs

Most Auckland beaches have restricted dog access with hours that change seasonally. So, with summer fast approaching, now is the time to check when the access hours are at your favourite beach.

Community 17 Nov 2017

ACP cladding investigation update

Auckland Council’s investigation into buildings across the Auckland region that potentially have aluminum composite panels (ACP) in their construction is nearing completion.

Dogs 10 Nov 2017

Successful year for Auckland’s dog team

Keeping dogs a positive part of life in Auckland has kept the council’s Animal Management team busy over the past year.

Housing 17 Oct 2017

A guide to cross lease properties

Cross leases can be complicated and not everyone is aware of their rights and responsibilities – or what Auckland Council’s obligations are.

Environment 11 Oct 2017

6000 trees protected in the Unitary Plan

Central government’s removal of general tree protection in most urban areas has shifted focus on how remaining tools for protection of urban vegetation are performing.

Environment 9 Oct 2017

Bee considerate

Auckland suburbs are undergoing a bee revival as residents embrace the opportunity to host hives in their gardens.

Policies / Regulations 5 Sep 2017

How to keep chickens on your property in Auckland

Out tips and tricks for looking after chickens on your urban property.

Dogs 1 Sep 2017

Do the right thing – Register your dog

If you have a dog, its registration should have been renewed by 1 August.

Sports / Leisure 29 Aug 2017

Consent granted for day/night cricket test

Resource consent has been granted for an international day/night cricket test to be held at Eden Park in March 2018.

Business / Economy 9 Aug 2017

Does your business comply with the new Food Act?

Auckland Council Environmental Health Officers have been busy working with thousands of businesses that serve and prepare food to help them comply with the new Food Act.