Footpath Management Policy

Adopted March 2007.

Footpath Management Policy (116KB PDF)






Fees and Charges

Applying for a Footpath Licence

  • Engaging in a Licensed Activity
  • Approval Process
  • Application Requirements

Monitoring and Enforcement

  • Monitoring
  • Non-compliance with Licence Conditions
  • Non-licensed Activities
  • Confiscations

General Conditions

  • Pedestrian Priority
  • Licence Period
  • Compliance with the District Plan
  • Marking of Areas
  • Storage
  • Evidence of Holding a Licence
  • Variation of Conditions

Guidelines for Retail Displays

  • Introduction
  • Purpose and Scope
  • Licences
  • Size, Location and Design of Retail Stands
  • Business Responsibilities

Licence Conditions Specific to Sandwich Boards

  • Introduction
  • Purpose
  • Scope
  • Location of Sandwich Boards
  • Design and Maintenance

Guidelines for Outdoor Seating

  • Introduction
  • Purpose and Scope
  • Licensed Areas for Outdoor Seating
  • Layout for Outdoor Seating Areas
  • Design Elements
  • Monitoring and Maintaining Outdoor Seating Areas
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Lighting
  • Footpath Widening Requests
  • Special Requests for Footpath Usage

Guidelines for Street Appeals and Charity Fundraisers

  • Introduction
  • Purpose and Scope
  • Conditions for Street Appeals
  • Conditions for Charity Fundraiser Stalls
  • Applying for a Street Appeal or Charity Fundraiser Stall Licence

Guidelines for Street Performance and Busking

  • Introduction
  • Purpose and Scope
  • Definitions
  • Street Performance Licences
  • Applying for a Licence
  • Street Performance Conditions
  • Guidelines for Organising Street Events
  • Code of Practice for Use of Dangerous Materials and Objects in a Street Performance
  • Additional Information