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Get your seized equipment back
We return equipment only if we are satisfied it will not be used to create further noise problems.
If we refuse to return your property, you can appeal to the
How to get your seized equipment back
To request your property back, you need to:
contact us to arrange an interview
- complete an Application for Return of Property Form.
- pay all costs relating to the seizure (call outs, storage, administration and delivery) at one of our
Bring to your interview:
- your completed form
- proof of identity, such as a driver’s licence or passport
- the original copy of the seizure notice (so we return the property to the rightful owner)
- receipt for payment for all costs.
Contact us to find out where to collect your goods.
Read fee table.
|Description|| Fee type, basis of charging|| Fee|
|Noise equipment seizure|
|Other equipment seizure|
- Fee for noise equipment seizure includes contractor cost.
Paying your fine
If you get an infringement notice, you need to pay the fine within 28 days or write to us explaining why you haven't paid.
You can pay by:
- credit card (MasterCard or Visa).
Find out how to
pay a fine.
|How to prevent a noise complaint||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/prevent-noise-complaint.aspx||How to prevent a noise complaint||Things you can do to reduce noise and show consideration for your neighbours. To find out the noise levels permitted in your area, call 09 301 0101.||aspx|
|Complain about noise||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/complain-about-noise.aspx||Complain about noise||How to complain about noise and what happens once your complaint has been made.||aspx|
|Construction and maintenance noise||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/construction-and-maintenance-noise.aspx||Construction and maintenance noise||Find out when and where construction noise, DIY noise or handyman noise is allowed.||aspx|
|How do I know if noise is excessive or unreasonable?||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/excessive-or-unreasonable-noise.aspx||How do I know if noise is excessive or unreasonable?||Excessive noise is that under human control that affects the comfort of any person. We establish whether noise is unreasonable using a sound level meter.||aspx|
|Ongoing problems with noise||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/ongoing-problems-with-noise.aspx||Ongoing problems with noise||For recurring noise problems, call 09 301 0101 during working hours and ask to speak to a compliance noise specialist.||aspx|
|Pay a noise fine||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/pay-noise-fine.aspx||Pay a noise fine||You can pay a noise fine online (depending on your location), by post, or in person.||aspx|