Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee held in the Council Chamber, Orewa Service Centre, 50 Centreway Road, Orewa on Friday, 15 August 2014 at 1.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Julia Parfitt, JP

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Janet Fitzgerald, JP

 

 

 

Members

Gaye Harding-Kirikiri

 

 

 

 

Lisa Whyte

 

 

 

 


Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee

15 August 2014

 

 

1††††††††† Welcome

 

The chairperson welcomed those in attendance.

 

2††††††††† Apologies

There were no apologies

 

 

 

3††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number HIBS/2014/16

MOVED by Chairperson JG Parfitt, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Fitzgerald:

That the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Friday, 11 July 2014, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

 

5††††††††† Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6††††††††† Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8††††††††† Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

 

9††††††††† Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

 

10††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11††††††† Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

 

12

Applications for Special Exemptions under Section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987

 

Resolution number HIBS/2014/17

MOVED by Chairperson JG Parfitt, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Fitzgerald:

That the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee:

a)††††† receive the applications by:

i)†††††† Derrol Lamb, 10 Beechwood Road, Browns Bay

ii)††††† David Storey, 250 Okura River Road, Okura

iii)†††† Stephen and Vanessa Huntingford, 63 Newhaven Terrace, Mairangi Bay

iv)†††† Melnikova Alexandrovna, 62 Warman Road, RD2, Okura

v)††††† Bryan and Tia Rhodes, 33 Bellbird Rise, Murrays Bay

vi)†††† Michael Honey, 147 Churchill Road, Murrays Bay

vii)††† P & J Lewis, 13 Forest Glen, Orewa

b)††††† grant the application by Derrol Lamb, 10 Beechwood Road, Browns Bay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (10 Beechwood Road, Browns Bay), subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

†† b)†††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

c)††††† grant the application by David Storey, 250 Okura River Road, Okura, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (250 Okura River Road, Okura) subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)†††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)†††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)†††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)†††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)††††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)†††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) †††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)††††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)†††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

d)††††† grant the application by Stephen and Vanessa Huntingford, 63 Newhaven Terrace, Mairangi Bay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (85C Rosario Crescent, Red Beach) subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)†††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)†††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)†††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)†††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)††††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)†††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) †††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)††††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)†††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

e)††††† grant the application by L A Melnikova, 62 Warman Road, Okura, for special exemption under the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, to have the doors to the pool house open inwards and not outwards and that this exemption is personal to the property (62 Warman Road, Okura) subject to the following condition:

a)†††††††††† That there be self closers and latches on the doors that open intowards to the pool house.

 

f)†††††† grant the application by Bryan and Tia Rhodes, 33 Bellbird Rise, Murrays Bay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (85C Rosario Crescent, Red Beach) subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

g)††††† grant the application by Michael Honey, 147 Churchill Road, Murrays Bay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the applicant (Murray Heney) subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 b) to k) inclusive:

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

h)††††† grant the application by P and J Lewis, 13 Forest Glen, Orewa, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (13 Forest Glen, Orewa) subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive and special condition l:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)†††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)†††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)†††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)†††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)††††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)†††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) †††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)††††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)†††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

l)††††††††††† That the pot plants located beside the spa are to be moved at least 1.2 metres away from the spa.

 

CARRIED

 

13††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

1.35 pm††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

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