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Residents of the South Coast are demanding a ban on freedom camping on the outskirts.
Residents of the Christchurch suburbs are appealing to the council to ban freedom camping outside their homes.
Residents of the South Coast are tired of littering and urinating in front of their homes.
He has called on Christchurch City Council to ban all freedom camping from its suburbs.
There is a council. Changes to the Freedom Camping Law And 97 applications have been received on this issue.
* Large tanks and flashers on board are expensive for freedom campers.
* Strict freedom camping laws are aimed at preventing people from using toilets in bushes and rivers.
* The council proposed restricting freedom camping on the shores of Christchurch.
It is proposing to allow freedom camping in self-contained camps for up to four nights out of 30, no more than two nights in one place within the zone running from Wemery Beach (Beach RD) in the north to South Coast Spot. Using the Bower Avenue and the River Aven as the inner boundary.
The move is designed to get rid of a camp that allows campers to stay in the area for more than 24 nights without breaking the law.
Current law, Founded five years ago., New Brighton’s Marine PDE and allows freedom camping on the South Coast, but only for two nights over a 30-day period.
However, the clock can be reset if people walk 500 meters along the road.
The Marine PDE is more than 6 km long, and under current laws people are camping for two nights, moving 500 meters and then repeating, meaning they can travel 24 nights without breaking the law. Can live with this road
Other proposed changes include limiting the number of freedom campers who can park. Littleton’s Naval Point. Temporary weekend and summer ban at North Beach Car Park from October to May
South Coast residents have called on the council to remove the area south of the Caspian St from the proposed camping zone.
In a presentation, South Coast Residents Association chairwoman Soo Carbines said residents across the area have reported excessive garbage, noise and people urinating in small Cool de Sax.
He said history has shown that control, policing and monitoring were not permanent, and the association wanted to know how the council wanted to enforce the rules.
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Auckland-based company Van Labs is among those affected if laws outlaw Porta Potis in freedom camping vehicles.
Janet McDonald, a South Coast resident, said in her petition that free camping should not be allowed in residential areas where children can live, travel and play.
“We were looking for food packaging, used toilet paper and rubbish left by the campers on their property. I find it inappropriate to look out the windows of my house and see people camping in front of our house.
Gay Miffen, a South Coast resident, said the only place available for those camping on the South Coast was in the side streets, so they had to stand outside their homes.
“Our side streets have a lot of broken bottles, rubbish, condoms, etc. that have now been thrown out of cars where people sleep or use Side Street for their night activities.”
Sam Hawkins, director of South Brighton Holiday Park, said he did not want any freedom camping within 5km of the established camping ground or holiday park. He said that allowing freedom camping near holiday parks had damaged business and people used the campground facilities without any payment.
Residents of Takmitova have also asked the council to stop setting up freedom camps in the narrow streets of the peninsula bank.
Council staff said most of the proposed changes had the support of broad submitters. However, not everyone was against freedom camping.
The New Zealand Motor Caravan Association wanted to allow freedom camping in the Council’s reservoirs and wanted the use of tents instead of restricting freedom camping to self-made vehicles.
“Many Kiwi families enjoy freedom camping in tents, and it is not clear if the council considered their interests in reviewing the law,” he said.
Submissioner Donald Putin said the council was restricting campers to self-made vehicles, including those who set up freedom camps on foot, bicycle or horseback.
“You are rewarding those who contribute to global warming, and punishing those who do not.”
The council’s hearing panel is considering submissions before making a recommendation to the council this week.