S145 of the Local Government Acts of 1974 and 2002 state that:

A territorial authority may make bylaws for its district for 1 or more of the following purposes:

  • protecting the public from nuisance
  • protecting, promoting and maintaining public health and safety
  • minimising the potential for offensive behaviour in public places.

Bylaws are required to be consulted on every five or ten years. Refer to the Consultations section for information on any bylaw that is being consulted on.

Nelson City Council Bylaws

Bylaw Bylaw Title
No 229 Wastewater Including Trade Waste and Domestic Wastewater 2021
No 228 Water Supply Bylaw 2021
 No 227 Freedom Camping Bylaw 2017
No 226 City Amenity Bylaw
No 225 Urban Environments Bylaw 2015
No 223 Water Supply Bylaw 2015 (1.6MB PDF)
No 221 Control of Dogs Bylaw 2022
No 218 Navigation Safety Bylaw
No 210 Speed Limits Bylaw 2011
No 207 Parking and Vehicle Control Bylaw 2011

Note: Bylaws between the numbers listed have been repealed.