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News from the Southland District

Read Council's quarterly newsletter which is delivered to all residents in the Southland District.

First Edition July 2015 [PDF, 1.9 MB]

News from the Southland District

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Southland District Road & Water Works

Southland District Council is responsible for public water and waste infrastructure in the Southland District.

This means Council will be required to undertake repairs and maintenance work from time to time. View emergency & planned works here

Council is also responsible for managing nearly 5000km of roads throughout Southland. This means road works to repair and maintain our roads. View current road works & closures here

 

 

Southland District Road & Water Works

Speed bylaw

Southland District Speed Limits Bylaw

New speed limits are now in place for some roads in the district after Council adopted its new Speed Limits Bylaw.

The changes affect the following 11 towns*

 

 Download the Speed Limits Bylaw here [PDF, 230 KB]

Speed limits are unchanged in other towns and can be downloaded here [PDF, 8.3 MB]

*Speed limits on State Highways are not covered by this bylaw.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southland District Speed Limits Bylaw

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Dog Registration is now due - Pay Online

Dog registration is now due. If you live in Southland District and own a dog you're required to register it with Council.

Fees for 2015/16 year are $30 per dog. A 50 percent late penalty ($15 per dog) will be applied after 1 August 2015.

Re-register your dog online (external link)

Download dog registration form [PDF, 45 KB]

  • All dogs over the age of 3 months must be registered

  • You must register your dogs by 1 July every year

  • Any dog not wearing a collar with a current registration label or disc will be treated as unregistered. Replacement tags may be obtained from Council

  • It is an offence to own an unregistered dog older than three months. If convicted, a court may impose a fine of up to $3,000

  • When a dog changes ownership, both the new and old owners must give written notice to Council within 14 days of the change and include the address where the dog will be kept

  • If a dog owner moves, he/she must give written notice of the new address to Council within 14 days

Dog Registration is now due - Pay Online