New Plymouth District Council clauses relating to horses in public places.

 

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http://www.newplymouthnz.com/CouncilDocuments/Bylaws/

 

Horse Related Bylaws

Rules concerning beaches

The Council may by resolution specify (and detail as an appendix to the bylaw) any beach or part of a beach, and the days and times during which horses are prohibited on beaches in the district.

 

The Council may by resolution subsequently amend or revoke any resolution made under clause 27.1.

 

No person may allow a horse to be on any part of a beach, unless prohibited under 27.1, unless:

 

a) The person complies with the times and dates specified in that resolution; or

b) That person has obtained the prior approval of an authorised officer, such approval being subject to any

terms and conditions which the authorised officer thinks fit and any requirements of the Taranaki

Regional Council; or

c) That person is leading the horse through the beach for the sole purpose of gaining access to another beach where horses are permitted.

 

Appendix 1 - Beach areas where horses are restricted

This appendix is for information purposes only. This appendix is not part of the New

Plymouth District Council Bylaw 2008

As resolved on 4 July 2013 under clause 27.1 of the New Plymouth District Council Public Places Bylaw

2008 (amended 2013), horses are not permitted on the following beaches, at the times specified below:

a) Ngamotu Beach (includes the reserve, beach and playground area) at all times.

b) East End Beach to Fitzroy Beach (including the foreshore and beach area located between the Te

Henui River mouth to the west and the Waiwakaiho River mouth to the east) from 9.00am to 6.00pm daily

during the period daylight saving for New Zealand is in force.

c) Oakura Beach (including the foreshore and beach area located between the Ahu Ahu Road West of

the Oakura Motor Camp to the west, and the Oakura River mouth to the east) from 9.00am to 6.00pm

daily during the period daylight saving for New Zealand is in force

 


Restricted activities horses

 

 

27.1 The Council may by resolution specify (and detail as an appendix to the bylaw) any beach or part of a beach, and the days and times during which horses are prohibited on beaches in the district.

 

Horses on beaches

 

27.2 The Council may by resolution subsequently amend or revoke any resolution made under clause 27.1.

 

 

 

27.3 No person may allow a horse to be on any part of a beach, unless prohibited under 27.1, unless:

 

a) The person complies with the times and dates specified in that resolution; or

b) That person has obtained the prior approval of an authorised officer, such approval being subject to any terms and conditions which the authorised officer thinks fit and any requirements of the Taranaki Regional Council; or

c) That person is leading the horse through the beach for the sole purpose of gaining access to another beach

 

 

General horse related restrictions

 

No person, being the owner or having the care, custody or control of any animal, may:

Cause or allow any animal, except for any cats or dogs, to be led, ridden, or driven upon, across, or along any footpath grass verge, berm or flower bed laid out on any public place except in an area which has been designated by official Council signage (if any).

30.3 Any person permitted to drive or ride any animal within any public place under clause 31.1(c) must not do so in such a manner so as to:
a) Cause damage to the surface or to any part of a public place; or
b) Permit any injury or obstruction to the public.

30.4 No person shall ride a horse on the New Plymouth Coastal Walkway without the approval of an authorised officer.

 

 

 

Shall fail to remove defecations from a horse on any public place within a reasonable time being no longer than 2 hours after the defecation has taken place.

 

f) Shall fail to remove defecations from a horse on any road or road accessway immediately.

 

 

 

 

Prohibited activities animals

 

31.1 No person, being the owner or having the care, custody or control of any animal:
a) Shall allow the animal to wander or be at large without proper guidance and control on any public place.
b) Shall ride or swim any such animal on or from any part of any beach such that in the opinion of an authorised officer, a nuisance, danger or inconvenience is or may be created for other users of the beach.
c) Allow any dangerous animal likely to cause a hazard to the public to stand on any public place unless
properly and securely controlled.
d) Shall fail to remove defecations from any such animal on any public place.
e) Clause 31.2 does not apply to defecations deposited at a composting site in a public place that has been
approved by an authorised officer.

New Poo Bylaws

 

 

Shall fail to remove defecations from a horse on any public place within a reasonable time being no longer than 2 hours after the defecation has taken place.

f) Shall fail to immediately remove defecations from a horse in any public place if it is around or near the vehicle it was transported in.

g) Clauses 31.1(d) and (e) do not apply to defecations deposited at a composting site in a public place that has been approved by an authorised officer.