HAVE YOUR SAY: Freedom Camping Bylaw Review

Consultation has concluded. Thank you for your feedback. Council will consider this as part of its decision-making process. We will be in touch to let you know the decisions that are made.

Update 29 August 2019:



The purpose of the Freedom Camping Bylaw is to regulate Freedom Camping in the Western Bay of Plenty district in order to protect local areas, protect the health and safety of people who may visit the area, and to protect access to public areas.


Feedback closes 4pm, Thursday 18 April 2019



KEY CHANGES PROPOSED IN DRAFT BYLAW:

  • Prohibit freedom camping at ANZAC Bay (Bowentown Domain) year round.
  • Amend the Pukehina Beach area by moving to estuary side of car park, and reducing area by half.
  • Prohibit freedom camping at Lund Road reserve.
  • Reduce depth of freedom camping area at Brighton Reserve, to allow parallel parking only.
  • Amend wording for obtaining permission to tent at TECT Park.
  • Prohibit freedom camping at newly acquired reserve at end of Wairoa Road.
  • Prohibit freedom camping at utilities reserves at 1 Fyfe Road, Waihi Beach and on Western Avenue, Omokoroa.

MORE INFORMATION:

  • See the Statement of Proposal and Summary Document in the Key Documents section of this page for full details on the proposed changes.
  • View the proposed changes on our Interactive Map.

WAYS TO HAVE YOUR SAY:

  • Complete the feedback form below.
  • Drop in and share your views at one of 7 Community Have Your Say Events - details on the right of this page.
  • Register for a formal opportunity to present your views - details on the right of this page.

Update 29 August 2019:



The purpose of the Freedom Camping Bylaw is to regulate Freedom Camping in the Western Bay of Plenty district in order to protect local areas, protect the health and safety of people who may visit the area, and to protect access to public areas.


Feedback closes 4pm, Thursday 18 April 2019



KEY CHANGES PROPOSED IN DRAFT BYLAW:

  • Prohibit freedom camping at ANZAC Bay (Bowentown Domain) year round.
  • Amend the Pukehina Beach area by moving to estuary side of car park, and reducing area by half.
  • Prohibit freedom camping at Lund Road reserve.
  • Reduce depth of freedom camping area at Brighton Reserve, to allow parallel parking only.
  • Amend wording for obtaining permission to tent at TECT Park.
  • Prohibit freedom camping at newly acquired reserve at end of Wairoa Road.
  • Prohibit freedom camping at utilities reserves at 1 Fyfe Road, Waihi Beach and on Western Avenue, Omokoroa.

MORE INFORMATION:

  • See the Statement of Proposal and Summary Document in the Key Documents section of this page for full details on the proposed changes.
  • View the proposed changes on our Interactive Map.

WAYS TO HAVE YOUR SAY:

  • Complete the feedback form below.
  • Drop in and share your views at one of 7 Community Have Your Say Events - details on the right of this page.
  • Register for a formal opportunity to present your views - details on the right of this page.
  • CLOSED: This feedback form has concluded.

    We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on our draft Freedom Camping Bylaw. Please familiarise yourself with the proposed changes and then let us know what you think below.

    Feedback closes 4pm, Thursday 18 April 2019

    Privacy Act 1993: The details of your submission will be publicly available as part of the decision making process.

    We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts on our draft Freedom Camping Bylaw. Please familiarise yourself with the proposed changes and then let us know what you think below.

    Feedback closes 4pm, Thursday 18 April 2019

    Privacy Act 1993: The details of your submission will be publicly available as part of the decision making process.

    Consultation has concluded. Thank you for your feedback. Council will consider this as part of its decision-making process. We will be in touch to let you know the decisions that are made.