Rules Reduction Taskforce want your submissions on property rules

Date:  20 October 2014

Submissions are sought from the public on property regulations and local rules that don’t make sense.

In particular property owners, builders, tradespeople and businesses who have experienced the issues created by irrelevant or unnecessary regulations, can now report these to a Rules Reduction Taskforce which will identify pedantic and unnecessary rules that frustrate and hinder.

Submissions can be made by filling in the online submission form at or by downloading the form below and posting it to Rules Reduction, The Department of Internal Affairs, P O Box 805, Wellington 6011. Alternatively you can scan and email your completed submission form to rulesreduction@dia.govt.nzPlease do not include personal information such as names and addresses in your submissions.

Visit the Rules Reduction submissions page on the New Zealand Government website

Download the Rules Reduction submission form on the Department of Internal Affairs website [PDF, 130 KB]

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