6 Henderson Valley Road, Henderson, Auckland 0612
Private Bag 92250, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
09 355 3553 Fax
09 355 3550
2 August 2017
Mr Richard Evans
[FYI request #6140 email]
Dear Mr Evans
Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
Thank you for your email dated 5 July 2017, requesting information about Auckland Council’s
Traffic Bylaw 2015 mainly section 11, enforcing illegal parking on berm or council owned land.
: please provide all information regarding the decisions not to enforce Auckland
Councils Traffic Bylaw 2015 mainly section 11, enforcing illegal parking on berm or council
owned land. This part of your request is refused under Section 17(e) of the LGOIMA as the
information requested does not exist.
Auckland Transport (AT) has its own Bylaw entitled ‘Auckland Transport Traffic Bylaw 2012’.
Information regarding the decisions not to enforce on berms is refused under Section 7(2)
(g) of the LGOIMA as the information requested is legally priviliged.
: If no decision was made, please provide evidence why it is not being enforced
in Auckland and at Albany Metropolitan Centre.
This part of your request is refused under Section 17(e) of the LGOIMA as the information
requested does not exist.
: If signage is required, for example the three signs you have installed on
Cornerstone Drive outside the bus station. What process is in place for Parking Wardens to
report the lack of signage and then the process for installation?
AT receives a large number of notifications related to parking on grass berms from local
community and other road users. Customers can report any such issues through AT’s
established channels i.e. e-mail, contact centre. Parking Officers use internal processes that
are in place for them to report any issues that they identify during their time out on the road.
Installation of signs is considered on case per case basis. The process for installation is a site
assessment is undertaken and assessment of requirement is undertaken.
We trust the above information has addressed your request however should you believe that
we have not dealt with your request appropriately, you have the right in accordance with
section 27(3) of the LGOIMA to make a complaint to the Office of the Ombudsman and seek
an investigation and review in regard to this matter.
If you have any further queries, please contact Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 quoting
Official Information request number CAS-509938-L0B4M4.
John Strawbridge Manager, Parking Services