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Urban Environments Bylaw 225

This Bylaw is currently being reviewed. You can find out more at The submission period runs from 8 November to 8 December 2021.

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Seven of Nelson’s existing bylaws have been combined in the new Urban Environments Bylaw, which will take effect from 2 June 2015. It covers: keeping of animals, urban amenity, trading in public places, control of alcohol in public places, reserves, and burial and cremations.

Combining these topics into one bylaw makes it easier to keep track of the bylaw provisions that apply in Nelson’s urban areas. Copies of the bylaw are available at the Customer Service Centre and download.