Regulatory and Bylaws Committee






Minutes of a meeting of the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall on Wednesday, 1 April 2015 at 8.36am.





Cr Calum Penrose


Deputy Chairperson

Cr Denise Krum



Cr Bill Cashmore



Cr Linda Cooper, JP



Cr Alf Filipaina



Cr John Watson



Member Glenn Wilcox

From 8.58am, Item 9


Member Karen Wilson



Cr George Wood, CNZM






Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse


Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM


Mayor Len Brown, JP






Cr Cathy Casey




Cr Wayne Walker

Until 9.00am, Item 9




Regulatory and Bylaws Committee

01 April 2015



1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number RBC/2015/1

MOVED by Cr J Watson, seconded by Deputy Chairperson DA Krum:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)         accept the apology from Deputy Mayor PA Hulse and Cr SL Stewart for absence, and Member G Wilcox for lateness.





2††††††††† Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.


3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number RBC/2015/2

MOVED by Cr GS Wood, seconded by Cr WB Cashmore:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday 16 December 2014, as a true and correct record.




4††††††††† Petitions


There were no petitions.


5††††††††† Public Input


There was no public input.


6††††††††† Local Board Input


There was no local board input.


7††††††††† Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.


8††††††††† Notices of Motion


There were no notices of motion.



Proposed Air Quality Bylaw - update on developments and review of options


Secretarial note:††††††††† Changes to the original recommendation have been incorporated as Chairís recommendations a) to d).




Member G Wilcox entered the meeting at 8.58 am.




Resolution number RBC/2015/3

MOVED by Chairperson CM Penrose, seconded by Cr GS Wood:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)         thank the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment for undertaking to review and refine the air quality standards.

b)        welcome the collaborative approach between Auckland Council and the Government in continuance of the program of work started by the Minister for the Environment and the Deputy Mayor.

c)         recognise the continuance of Aucklandís current standards in the Air, Land and Water Plan until the completion of the review.

d)        note council will instigate a programme around improvements to air quality through best practice for home heating with special reference to the non-use of tantalised timber, wet timber, and coal as the primary steps to improve Aucklandís air quality.






Air Quality - Update on commentary from the Commissioner for the Environment


Resolution number RBC/2015/4

MOVED by Cr GS Wood, seconded by Cr WB Cashmore:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)††††† note the recommendations made by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment to the Minister for the Environment.






Integrated Bylaws Review and Implementation Programme update Ė March 2015


Resolution number RBC/2015/5

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson DA Krum, seconded by Cr AM Filipaina:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee :

a)††††† note the report and decision of the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee (REG/2014/138) that the legacy council commercial sex industry bylaws will be allowed to lapse as relevant considerations are addressed in other bylaws and the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.








2013/14 and 2012/13 Animal Management Annual Reports


Resolution number RBC/2015/6

MOVED by Cr WB Cashmore, seconded by Member K Wilson:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)††††† adopt the 2013/14 and 2012/13 Animal Management Annual Reports .

b)††††† note that the Animal Management Annual Report is required under Section 10A of the Dog Control Act 1996 and staff will provide a copy of each report to the Secretary of Local Government.




Proposed changes to delegations on alcohol bans


Resolution number RBC/2015/7

MOVED by Cr AM Filipaina, seconded by Member G Wilcox:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)††††† recommend to the Governing Body that the delegations for decision-making to the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee on alcohol bans adopted in resolution GB/2014/121 be amended to include the underlined section as follows:

i)          The Regulatory and Bylaws Committee has decision-making responsibility in relation to alcohol bans on Ė

a) †††† Any public place for which the Governing Body retains decision-making for non-regulatory activities as contained in the Long Term Plan.

b)††††† Any regional park, including any associated park, road, beach or foreshore area.

c)††††† All Tūpuna Maunga over which the Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority is the Administering Authority, including the Tūpuna Maunga vested in the Tūpuna Taonga o Tāmaki Makaurau Trust under the Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau Collective Redress Act 2014.



14††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.


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