Ture ā-rohe me ngā waeture | Bylaws & regulations
Get the low-down on the law for selling or supplying alcohol.
Council enforces a range of bylaws that govern aspects of our city. Read them here.
Dogs and other animals
If you own dogs, cats, poultry or bees in Palmerston North, there are some rules you need to know.
Council enforces a number of environmental regulations in Palmerston North.
Before you light a fire, check to see if you need a fire permit.
Flying drones in parks and reserves
Find out where you can and can’t fly drones in Palmerston North, if you need permission, and where to log your flight path.
We inspect food premises and provide food safety information for anyone making, giving away or selling food.
Graffiti and tagging
Let’s keep our city tagging and graffiti free – report any you see to Council.
Hairdressers and barbers
In the hair business? Read up on the health and hygiene rules for hairdressers and barbers.
Find out what the District Plan rules are for running your small business from home.
Being bothered by loud noise? Call the noise control line.
Our parking team issue infringement notices for obvious breaches of the Land Transport Safety Act.