Policies / Regulations
Auckland Council keeping up with surge in building consents
Auckland’s housing boom shows no signs of slowing, with a record 23,220 building consent applications received in the last year, up by 12 per cent.
Change to dog access on Waiheke protects endangered penguins
Restrictions to dog off-leash areas aim to protect the Little Blue Penguin.
Company accepts responsibility for chopping trees
Auckland Council has welcomed an Auckland District Court decision to convict a house moving company for cutting down three pohutukawa trees on public land.
Norfolk pine a safety risk
A scheduled notable tree in Mt Albert is likely to be removed to protect a heritage house.
Status of privately owned trees in New Lynn
Auckland Council is aware of media reports about protesters who have climbed trees on private property in New Lynn to prevent them being removed.
Waiheke vineyard owner fined for excessive helicopter flights
The council has welcomed a district court decision to fine a property owner for excessive helicopter flights.
Ask Auckland Council – but not about everything!
If in doubt, ask Auckland Council. That seems to be the thought of many Aucklanders who, when they’re in an unusual or sticky situation, believe the council will have the answer.
Court fine reminds businesses to check smoke detectors
A recent Auckland District Court decision serves as a reminder for businesses to make sure their smoke detectors are compliant.