Other animals, birds and bees
The requirements and definitions for keeping other animals, birds and bees within the Taupō District are identified in our Animals, Birds and Bees Bylaw 2016.
Animals, Birds and Bees Bylaw 2016 (PDF, 160KB)
Our bylaw outlines the following:
- pigs and roosters are not permitted within residential areas.
- any other animals, birds or bees are to be kept in a well constructed and adequately maintained facility to ensure the health and safety of people, animals, birds and bees.
- any other animals, birds or bees must not cause a nuisance to the public including noise or odour.
- breaches of this bylaw may result in enforcement action.
Any complaints received in relation to the keeping of other animals, birds or bees will be investigated by our compliance team.
If you have any concerns or questions about keeping other animals, birds or bees give us a call on 07 3760899 or fill in our Contact Us form online.