Rules & regulations

Rules and regulations covering a range of activities are set out in the Council's Regional Plans, bylaws and other documents.

Regional Fresh Water Plan

The Regional Fresh Water Plan promotes sustainable management of the region's freshwater resources by applying rules and conditions to various activities. The Plan is currently und...
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Regional Soil Plan

The Regional Soil Plan addresses soil loss and soil health issues largely by non-regulatory methods, though there are limited rules. The Plan is currently under review.
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Regional Coastal Plan

The Regional Coastal Plan promotes sustainable management of natural and physical resources in the coastal marine areas and includes legally enforceable rules. The Plan is currentl...
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Regional Air Quality Plan

Air quality in Taranaki is of a high natural standard and the Regional Air Quality Plan for Taranaki sets out policies and rules to keep it that way. The plan includes amendments a...
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Pest Management Plan / Biosecurity Strategy

The Plan is the Council's 'rulebook' that targets specific pests for eradication or sustained control in the region. The Strategy outlines our broader biosecurity goals and actions...
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Navigation Bylaws for Port Taranaki & Approaches

These bylaws aim to make Port Taranaki and its approaches safe for all users, including bathers and recreational boaties as well as commercial traffic.
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River control bylaws

The Council is proposing new bylaws to address protection of river control and flood protection assets it owns and operates.
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