Tauranga City Council is proposing to remove the begging and rough sleeping provisions in the Street Use and Public Places Bylaw 2018. Please find attached a copy of the consultation document which outlines the reason for the proposal.

The consultation is open for submissions from 20 November 2019 until Friday, 20 December 2019. An online submission form and supporting information are available at www.tauranga.govt.nz/streetuse.

If you wish to speak to the Committee on your submission, hearings are to take place in late January 2020 with a decision on the bylaw in February 2020.

If you know of anyone who would be interested in this proposal, we would appreciate if you could share the consultation information with them.

We are seeking your views on the proposal to remove the begging and rough sleeping provisions of the bylaw.  Even if you have previously submitted on this bylaw it is important that if you hold views on this, you provide us with your feedback on the current proposal.

For further information please contact:

Rebecca Gallagher