Legislation and policy Print

​​The legislation and policy framework that controls the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the council's stormwater system includes the following documents.​​

4.2.2.1. National Legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, and Standards​
  • Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA)
  • Local Government Acts 1974 and 2002 (LGA)
  • Public Works Act 1981​
  • NZ Dam Safety Guideline 2000
  • Building Act 2004, Building Regulations 1992, Building Code and associated Compliance Documents (http://www.dbh.govt.nz/compliance-docs-get-copies)
  • Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drain Layers Act 2006
  • Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002
  • Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992
  • Health and Safety Reform Bill 2013
  • Health and Safety in Employment (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2013 
  • Approved Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (Version 4)
  • Australian Standard (AS) 2865 : 2009 – Confined Spaces
  • National Code of Practice for Utility Operators’ Access to Transport Corridors 2015
  • Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act 2000

​4.2.2.2. National Policy​
  • National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014
  • National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health 2011.​

​4.2.2.3. Auckland Council Policy​
  • ​Auckland Council Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP)
  • Auckland Council Bylaws
  • Auckland Council Minimum Health and Safety Requirements for Physical Works (HS262).​​
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