Rules, Strategies & Bylaws

District Plan

Part B, Section 9.1 of the District Plan outlines the rules for Access, Parking and Loading.

 

Development Manual

Part 3 Road Works of the MPDC Development Manual outlines rules for road works, vehicle crossings, parking, stock crossings and more

 

Strategies

Rural Roads Fence Encroachment Strategy (pdf, 108kb)

This strategy outlines the management and licensing of areas of rural roads being fenced for the grazing of stock (by the adjoining property owner/occupier)

Giveway Strategy (pdf, 29kb)
The Give Way Strategy outlines the rules for the installation of Give Way signs.

Road Safety Strategy (pdf, 120kb)
Council's Road Safety Strategy outlines how we aim to reduce the incidence and severity of crashes in the Matamata-Piako area.

Road Maintenance Strategy (pdf, 30kb)
Information about Council's priorities and processes for road maintenance

Safety Management System (pdf, 626kb)
The Safety Management System (SMS) provides a general overview of the processes for managing the Matamata-Piako District road network to improve safety.

Stock Control Strategy (pdf, 149kb)
This strategy outlines our practice for the for the movement of stock on Council administered rural roads.

Vehicle Crossing Strategy (pdf, 102kb)
This strategy outlines Council’s practice for the management of vehicles accessing private property from the public road.

 

Bylaws

Bylaws are local legislation enforceable by the Council staff, and other nominated agencies. In 2008 most of Council’s Bylaws were reviewed and have been combined to form the Consolidated Bylaw. The sections of the Consolidated Bylaw relevant to vehicles and roading are available below

Land Transport Bylaw

- Speed Limit Maps, Town Centres (pdf, 1.7mb)
- Speed Limit Maps, Rural Matamata (pdf, 474kb)
- Speed Limit Maps, Rural Morrinsville (pdf, 650kb)
- Speed Limit Maps, Rural Te Aroha (pdf, 636kb)

 

Emergency Plans

Emergency Road Procedures Manual (pdf, 1.3mb)

Emergency Road Procedures Manual Appendices (pdf, 3.3mb)