2. The C
ouncil receives the application and checks the suitability of the preferr
ternative names against its Policy
3. If in accordance with policy it is approved by a Council officer. If not in
cordance with the policy it will go to Property Sub Committee, Wanak
munity Board or full Council for approval.
4. The Council approves, declines or amends the name for the road by way of a
formal resolution of the appropriate Council committee or Council Officer.
5. The Council advises the applicant in writing of the Council’s decision.
6. If the Council approves the name of the road, the Council will require the
applicant to erect street signs showing the name of the road. All costs associate
ith the creation and erection of such signs are borne by the applicant, and such
signs shall be erected as soon as practicable after the date of the Council’s
decision. The sign must conform to Council’s street sign specification.
7. Immediately after the Council approves the name of any road, the Council will
advise the Electoral Office, Land Information NZ, Valuation NZ, Quotable Value,
Z Post, Council’s rating and GIS departments and all emergency services in the
area of the name of the r
8. Council’s subdivision engineers will ensure that the road naming process is
completed and the signs installed before the Section 224C certificate is prepar
issue. Performance bonds are not acceptable.
4. Procedure for Naming of Private Roads and Rights of Ways
Names for private roads and rights of way must be submitted for consideration on the
approved form and will go through the same process as for legal roads. The
approved name will then be recorded in Council’s GIS system and flagged as a
private road or right of way. The street sign must have the word “Private” under the
street name and the applicant is required to pay for the signage. (Refer to the Signs
Bylaw for exact specifications).
ights of Ways
Where more than five allotments are served by a private right of way the council
requires the ROW be named, and numbered accordingly. The name of the right o
ay must be submitted to Council for approval following the process set out above.
Where five or less allotments are served by a private right of way the ROW may
cially named following the procedures set out in this policy.
5. Guidelines for the selection of new road names.
1. There must not be another street named the same in the Queenstown Lakes
District emergency services area or within 30km of the QLDC district boundary.
2. Identical names or homophones in the District or within 30km of the District
boundary, will not be accepted. If the road name consists of more than one word
(excluding the suffix) then the significant part of the word must not be the same
as the significant part of any other road name i.e. Coronet Peak Road and Peak
View Ridge are fine, but Coronet Peak Road and Coronet Drive woul
d not be