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Environment 21 Jul 2020

Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan reaches milestone

Auckland's Climate Plan reaches another milestone with the adoption of text at Environment and Climate Change Committee meeting.

Waste 21 Jul 2020

Old tyres cost illegal dumper $860 in court

A man who illegally dumped 12 tyres on a west Auckland roadside has been prosecuted and required to pay more than $800 in fines, clean-up fees and court costs following an investigation by Auckland Council.

Policies / Regulations 1 Jul 2020

Simplifying fees and charges to improve accuracy

Customers will soon find it easier to budget for project costs when they apply for consents and licences through Auckland Council’s Regulatory Service.

Transport 30 Jun 2020

Safer speed limits are live around Tāmaki Makaurau

New speed limits on more than 600 roads across Auckland came into force this morning.

Environment 24 Jun 2020

Council makes it easier for Aucklanders to collect rainwater

Auckland Council has announced it is scrapping resource consent fees for the installation of rainwater tanks at residential properties.

Policies / Regulations 23 Jun 2020

Trust venues to close for 48 hours after Act breaches

Three Waitakere Licensing Trust’s licences have been suspended for 48 hours after staff at three different venues sold alcohol to a minor in August last year.

Policies / Regulations 26 May 2020

Building consents for low-risk projects gone

The Government’s scrapping of requirements for low risk building consents is good news, Auckland Council’s Building Consents Manager Ian McCormick says.

Mayor 7 May 2020

Auckland Council announces water restrictions

In response to one of the most severe droughts in Auckland’s history, Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee today voted unanimously to introduce mandatory water restrictions, which will come into effect across the region from Saturday 16 May.

Policies / Regulations 5 May 2020

Council adopts Food Safety Information Bylaw 2020

Auckland Council has adopted a new Food Safety Information Bylaw 2020, following public consultation from December 2019 to February 2020.

Dogs 28 Feb 2020

March brings change of rules for dog owners

Winter rules come into effect for dog owners from 1 March. See the council website for full information.

Have your say 18 Feb 2020

Love local, get vocal and shape your local board plan

Aucklanders are invited to shape the future of their communities, as local boards kick off engagement for their three year plans.

Waste 14 Feb 2020

Illegal dumping earns Auckland man community work

A small trucking business operator has been sentenced to 120 hours of community work for illegal dumping in North Auckland.

Transport 5 Feb 2020

Updated conditions of e-scooter licences

Micro-mobility is here to stay, and with it comes a standardised process for licencing rental e-scooters in Auckland. Here’s what to expect.

Parks / Outdoors 4 Feb 2020

Vehicle access changes to Muriwai Beach during hot months

Vehicle access to Muriwai Beach will be limited from the beginning of February until after Easter 2020 to reduce fire risk.

Policies / Regulations 4 Feb 2020

Noise complaints down in 2019

The number of noise complaints made to Auckland Council last year is down 3138 on the previous year.

Business / Economy 29 Jan 2020

Mayor commends $3.4bn government investment in Auckland's transport

Mayor Phil Goff is pleased the government has responded positively to Auckland Council’s calls for greater investment in Auckland’s infrastructure.