The proposed bylaw was notified for public consultation on 23 March 2016, with submissions closing on 23 May 2016.
In total, 4 submissions have been received on the proposed bylaw, with 2 submitters indicating that they wish to be heard. Submitters commented on a variety of issues associated with the proposed bylaw. The main points of concern include:
The requirement for all trade waste dischargers to apply for consent to discharge
Compliance with the Liquid and Hazardous waste code of practice and use of Wastetrak for tankered waste
Wording in parts of the schedules
Staff have considered each submission and have provided a response to each of the points raised.
As a result of the submissions minor changes to the clauses in the bylaw have been recommended.
A hearing is being held on 29 June in the Council Chambers in Ngaruawahia.