Regulatory Performance Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Wednesday 7 June 2017

Time:                                    9:01am

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch





Deputy Chairman


Councillor David East

Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Sara Templeton



6 June 2017




Principal Advisor

Leonie Rae

General Manager Consenting & Compliance


Aidan Kimberley

Committee and Hearings Advisor

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Regulatory Performance Committee

07 June 2017


Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation




The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C



Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00015

That the apology from Councillor Livingstone and apology for early departure from Councillor Chen be accepted.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.


3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00016

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Regulatory Performance Committee meeting held on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 be confirmed.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried


4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.


Councillor Templeton joined the meeting at 9:04 am.


6.   Temporary Alcohol Ban in Riccarton Racecourse Area on New Zealand Cup Day 2017


Committee Decided RPCM/2017/00017

Part A

That the Regulatory Performance Committee recommends that the Council:

1.         Resolve it is satisfied that:

a.         There is evidence that the area to which the Alcohol Restrictions in Public Places Bylaw 2009 (the Bylaw) applies has experienced a high level of crime or disorder and that this can be shown to have been caused, or made worse, by alcohol consumption in the area; and

b.         The Bylaw, as applied by the resolution:

i.          is appropriate and proportionate in the light of the evidence; and

ii.         can be justified as a reasonable limitation on people’s rights and freedoms.

2.         Resolve to impose a temporary alcohol ban in the area of the Riccarton Racecourse, namely:  both sides of the streets being Yaldhurst Road to Middlepark Road; Epsom Road to Racecourse Road; Buchanans Road to Masham Road to Yaldhurst Road (see Attachment A – map) from 7am to 12 midnight on 18 November 2017 (New Zealand Cup Day).

3.         Request that a Public Notice be placed in the newspaper and signage be provided in key public places covered by the alcohol ban.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried


7.   Update of the Building Consenting Unit


Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00018

Part C

That the Regulatory Performance Committee receive the information in this report.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Gough                                                                                                           Carried



8.   Resource Consents Monthly Report


Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00019

Part C

1.         That Regulatory Performance Committee receive the information in this report.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried



9.   Presentation - Alcohol Licensing Unit


Allison Houston, Team Leader Alcohol Licensing, addressed the Committee regarding the work of the Alcohol Licensing Team.

Councillor Scandrett left the meeting at 10:13 am.

Councillor Chen left the meeting at 10:15 am.



Meeting concluded at 10:26am.




Councillor David East