Part 21 - Speed Limits

This bylaw sets speed limits for roads in the district.

This bylaw sets speed limits for roads in the district, and these are specified in the bylaw schedules including some maps.

Council can, and does, amend speed limits from time to time. When this happens we update the bylaw, most recently on 29 June 2016. 

You can read the bylaw and view the maps: Speed Limit Bylaw

Or you can download the bylaw from the right of the page.


Introduction

Pursuant to Section 684(1)(13) of the Local Government  Act  1974, the Local Government Act 2002 and Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003 the Thames-Coromandel District Council makes this bylaw to set speed limits as specified on the maps listed in the Schedule.

Title

The title of this bylaw is the Consolidated Bylaw 2004 Part 21 Speed Limit Bylaw 2005 .

Date the Speed Limits Come Into Force

The  speed limits  described  in the  schedules  come  into  force  on the  date  specified  in the schedules.

Interpretation

ROAD means the same as in Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003

SPEED LIMIT means the same as in Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003

URBAN  TRAFFIC  AREA  means  the  same  as in  Land  Transport  Rule:  Setting of  Speed Limits 2003

Speed Limits

The roads or areas as described in the schedules specified below or shown on a map referenced in the schedules are declared to have the speed limits specified on the schedules and maps, which are part ofthis bylaw.

Schedules

(These schedules including their maps can be viewed by downloading the bylaw from the right side of this page.)

Council  may  by  resolution  publicly  notified,  amend  any  schedule  or  map  to  this  Bylaw. Urban Traffic Areas are defined by 50km/h speed limits on the plans.

Schedule  1: Roads that have a speed limit of 20 km/h.

Schedule 2: Roads that have a speed limit of 30 km/h.

Schedule 3: Roads that have a speed limit of 40 km/h.

Schedule 4: Urban traffic areas - roads that have a speed limit of 50 km/h.

Schedule 5: Roads that have a speed limit of 60 km/h.

Schedule 6: Roads that have a speed limit of 70 km/h.

Schedule 7: Roads that have a speed limit of 80 km/h.

Schedule 8: Roads that have a speed limit of 100 km/h.

Schedule 9: Roads that have a holiday speed limit.

Schedule 10: Roads that have a variable speed limit.

Schedule 11: Roads that have a minimum speed limit.