Selwyn District Council Draft Speed Limts Bylaw 2018

Public consultation is now open on the Selwyn District Council Draft Speed Limits Bylaw 2018.

The proposed Bylaw is an update to the existing 2006 Speed Limit Bylaw, and references the latest national Land Transport Setting of Speed Limits Rule which regulates how speed limits are set and managed.

As part of the consultation, the Council is also proposing changes to School Zones speed limits, and changes to some 100, 80 and 70km/hr speed limits in other areas. Submissions are invited which will be considered by Council prior to adopting the proposed Bylaw.

Have your say - make a submission

Public consultation is now open on the Selwyn District Council Draft Speed Limits Bylaw 2018.

The proposed Bylaw is an update to the existing 2006 Speed Limit Bylaw, and references the latest national Land Transport Setting of Speed Limits Rule which regulates how speed limits are set and managed.

As part of the consultation, the Council is also proposing changes to School Zones speed limits, and changes to some 100, 80 and 70km/hr speed limits in other areas. Submissions are invited which will be considered by Council prior to adopting the proposed Bylaw.

Have your say - make a submission

Make a submission below or write to us. Submissions are invited on the Draft Bylaw to be called the "Selwyn District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2018." Submissions on this draft may be made until 4pm, 1 February 2019.

The Draft Bylaw can be downloaded below on this page. Hard copies are also available during ordinary office hours at the Selwyn District Council Service Centres in Darfield (Darfield Service Centre, South Terrace), Leeston (Leeston Library, High Street), Lincoln (Lincoln Service Centre, Gerald Street) and Rolleston (Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston). Copies can also be requested by phoning 347 2800.


Submissions on this proposal must be made in writing. In order for a submission to be accepted it must state:

  • your name, postal address, phone or fax and e-mail address;
  • whether you support or oppose the proposal or particular aspects of it;
  • your reasons;
  • any changes that you wish us to make;
  • whether you wish to speak at a hearing; and
  • signed (if posted or faxed) and dated.

Submissions in writing shall be addressed to:

Draft Speed Limits Bylaw 2018
Selwyn District Council
P O Box 90
ROLLESTON 7643

Or similarly faxed to (03) 347 2799.

On receipt of your submission, Council will send an acknowledgement that your submission has been received. Any person making a submission may request to be heard in person in support of their submission. If required, the hearing will be held on the fourth week of February at 2pm (TBC), Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston. These details will be further confirmed in advance of any hearing as required.

For more information please contact Ben Wong, Transport Asset Planner by phoning the council or email speedlimitbylaw@selwyn.govt.nz.



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Draft Speed Limits Bylaw 2018 - update

The proposed Bylaw is an update to the existing 2006 Speed Limit Bylaw, and references the latest national Land Transport Setting of Speed Limits Rule which regulates how speed limits are set and managed. If you wish to be heard at next year's hearing, please indicate this in your submission and provide your name and a contact number.