Animal Management Bylaw 2015
Ture ā-Rohe Tiaki Kararehe 2015
The Animal Management Bylaw enables Aucklanders to own animals in a responsible way.
What the Animal Management Bylaw does
The Animal Management Bylaw minimises impacts on animal owners' neighbours, protects public health and safety and prevents damage to land and property.
- requires every person who owns an animal to make sure it doesn't cause a nuisance or risk to public health and safety
- specifies responsible hive management standards for beekeeping in urban areas
- specifies standards for keeping chickens in urban areas
- limits the number of poultry that can be kept on properties smaller than 4000 square metres in an urban area
- requires anyone who wants to keep other stock - including pigs, sheep and goats - on properties smaller than 4000 square metres in an urban area to obtain a licence
- specifies responsible horse riding standards for public parks and beaches
- requires every person wanting to keep bees or graze stock in a public park to get permission from the council.
Get a copy of the Animal Management Bylaw