Proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw 2018

The Westland District Council proposes a Freedom Camping Bylaw 2018, under Section 11 of the Freedom Camping Act 2011.

A Statement of Proposal, submission forms and copies of all the proposed documents below, and at the Council office at 36 Weld Street, Hokitika. The Council, under the Special Consultative Procedure of Section 83 of the Local Government Act 2002, invites submissions on the proposed bylaw to or to make an online submission please use this Submission Form

The following documents are available:

Statement of Proposal – Freedom Camping Bylaw 2018

Appendix A to Statement of Proposal – Freedom Camping Bylaw 2018 Maps


Submissions have now closed.

A hearing will then be scheduled with any submitters who wish to appear before the Council, all submissions will then be considered, and a decision by Council will follow.

The officer for enquiries is Mark Dixon, Compliance Team Leader, 03 756 9010.

Proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw