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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 Visa, MasterCard, Online EFTPOS or Account2Account (bank transfer).
A card payment fee of 1.75 per cent will apply for credit and debit card payments.
Find out how to
pay a fine.
|Public Safety and Nuisance Bylaw 2013||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/bylaws/Pages/public-safety-nuisance-bylaw.aspx||Public Safety and Nuisance Bylaw 2013||This bylaw helps people enjoy public places. It includes rules about behaviours in public places including restrictions for fires, fireworks, drones, camping in tents and set net fishing.||aspx||Bylaw
|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||Noise|
|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||Noise|
|Ongoing problems with noise||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/noise/Pages/ongoing-problems-with-noise.aspx||Ongoing problems with noise||Find out how ongoing noise problems - including residential, industrial, commercial and mechanical - can be dealt with.||aspx||Noise|
|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||Noise|
|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||Noise|