Bylaws Part 10: Speed limits

This Bylaw sets speed limits for all roads under the control of Hastings District Council and in certain designated locations specified in the Bylaw.

This Bylaw is made pursuant to the Local Government Act 2002, the Land Transport Act 1998, and the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003, which allow the Council to set speed limits in relation to roads and areas under its control in the district subject to compliance with the relevant requirements of those Acts.

1.0 Introduction

1.1 Pursuant to the Local Government Act 2002, the Land Transport Act 1998 and the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003, the Hastings District Council makes this bylaw to set speed limits as specified in the schedules.

2.0  Short Title and Commencement

2.1 The title of this bylaw is the Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012, being part 10 of the Hastings District Council Bylaws.

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

3.0  Scope

3.1 So far as they are applicable, and are not contrary to the provisions of this bylaw, the provisions of the Introductory Bylaw 2010 are incorporated into and form part of this bylaw.

4.0 Repeal of Bylaws

4.1 As from the day this Bylaw comes into force, any previous Bylaw or parts of any Bylaw and their amendments in force relating to the setting of speed limits on roads under the control of Hastings District Council shall be  revoked

5.0  Interpretation

5.1 Holiday Speed Limit, Road, Speed Limit, Temporary Speed Limit, Rural Area, Urban Traffic Area and Urban Speed Limit all have the meanings given to them in the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003.

5.2 Speed Limit for a Road in a Designated Location means a speed limit for vehicle traffic imposed by the Council pursuant to the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003.

6.0  Speed limits

6.1 The roads or areas described in the schedules specified in Section 8 or as shown on a map referenced in the schedules, (and attached to this Bylaw) are declared to have the speed limits specified in those schedules and maps, which are part of this bylaw.

7.0 Offences

7.1 Every person commits an offence against this Bylaw who operates a vehicle in excess of the speed limits set by this bylaw.

8.0 Schedules

Schedule 1:  Roads that have a speed limit of 10 km/h
Schedule 2:  Roads that have a speed limit of 20 km/h.
Schedule 3:  Roads that have a speed limit of 30 km/h.
Schedule 4:  Roads that have a speed limit of 40 km/h
Schedule 5:  Urban traffic areas - roads that have a speed limit of 50 km/h.
Schedule 6:  Roads that have a speed limit of 60 km/h.
Schedule 7:  Roads that have a speed limit of 70 km/h.
Schedule 8:  Roads that have a speed limit of 80 km/h.
Schedule 9:  Roads that have a speed limit of 90 km/h.
Schedule 10:  Rural areas - roads that have a speed limit of 100 km/h.
Schedule 11:  Roads that have a holiday speed limit.
Schedule 12:  Roads that have a variable speed limit.
Schedule 13:  Roads that have a minimum speed limit

Schedule 2 - Roads that have a speed limit of 20 km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or as shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to have a speed limit of 20km/h

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
S2/01 20 km/h Any areas designated reserves or cemeteries and all beaches within the Hastings District will have a speed limit of 20 km/h 28 June 2012 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012
S2/02 20 km/h All the roads within the area marked on the maps titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012 number HDC04001/13 and number HDC04001/14 and identified in the legend as having a speed limit of 20 km/h 1 February 2015 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012

Schedule 3 - Roads that have a speed limit of 30 km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or as shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to have a speed limit of 30km/h

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
         

Schedule 4 - Roads that have a speed limit of 40 km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or as shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to have a speed limit of 40km/h

Reference
Number
Speed Limit Description  Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
S4/01 40 km/h All the roads within the area marked on the map titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012 number HDC04001/14 and identified in the legend as having a speed limit of 40 km/h. 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012
         

Schedule 5 - Urban traffic areas – 50 km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or as shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to be urban traffic areas that have a speed limit of 50 km/h, except for those roads or areas that are:

(a) described as having a different speed limit in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw; or

(b) shown on a map as having a different speed limit, as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw.

Reference
Number
Speed
Limit
Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
S5/01 50 km/h All the roads within the area marked on the map titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012, number HDC04001/11 and identified in the legend as an urban traffic area having a speed limit of 50 km/h, except for those roads or areas that are marked on the said map and identified in the legend as having a different speed limit, as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012
S5/02 50 km/h All the roads within the area marked on the map titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012, number HDC04001/12 and identified in the legend as an urban traffic area having a speed limit of 50 km/h, except for those roads or areas that are marked on the said map and identified in the legend as having a different speed limit, as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012
S5/03 50 km/h All the roads within the area marked on the map titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012, number HDC04001/13 and identified in the legend as an urban traffic area having a speed limit of 50 km/h, except for those roads or areas that are marked on the said map and identified in the legend as having a different speed limit, as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012
S5/04 50 km/h All the roads within the area marked on the map titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012, number HDC04001/14 and identified in the legend as an urban traffic area having a speed limit of 50 km/h, except for those roads or areas that are marked on the said map and identified in the legend as having a different speed limit, as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012


Schedule 6 - Roads that have a speed limit of 60 km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or as shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to have a speed limit of 60 km/h.

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
S6/01 60 km/h All the roads within the area marked on the maps titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012 number HDC04001/11 and number HDC04001/12 and number HDC040001/14 and identified in the legend as having a speed limit of 60 km/h, as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012
         


Schedule 7 - Roads that have a speed limit of 70 km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to have a speed limit of 70 km/h.

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
S7/01 70 km/h All roads marked on the maps titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012 as shown on maps number HDC04001/11, number HDC04001/12,  number HDC04001/13 and number HDC04001/14 and identified in the legend as having a speed limit of 70 km/h, as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012
         


Schedule 8 - Roads that have a speed limit of 80 km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to have a speed limit of 80 km/h.

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
S8/01 80 km/h All roads marked on the map titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012 as shown on maps number HDC04001/11, number  HDC04001/12 and HDC04001/14 and identified as having a speed limit of 80 km/h. as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012
         

Schedule 9 - Roads that have a speed limit of 90km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to have a speed limit of 90 km/h.

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
         

Schedule 10 - Roads that have a speed limit of 100km/h

The roads or areas described in this schedule or as shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to be rural areas that have a speed limit of 100 km/h.

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
S10/01 100 km/h All the roads marked on the maps titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012 number HDC04001/11, number HDC04001/12, HDC04001/13 and HDC04001/14 which are not identified within the legend, have a speed limit of 100 km/h.  Every Rural Area that does not fall within the roads or areas shown in the Schedules also has a speed limit of 100km/h 1 February 2015 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012

Schedule 11 – Roads that have a Holiday Speed Limit

The roads or areas described in this schedule or as shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to have a holiday speed limit.

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
         

Schedule 12 – Roads that have a Variable Speed Limit

The roads or areas described in this schedule or as shown on a map referenced in this schedule are declared to be roads that have a variable speed limit.

Reference Number Speed Limit Description Date Speed Limit Comes into Force Legal Instrument
S12/01 Variable All the roads within the area marked on the map titled Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012, number HDC04001/11 identified in the legend as having a variable speed limit of 70/100 km/h, as referenced in the appropriate schedule of this bylaw 17 March 2014 Hastings District Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2012

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