Liquor Ban Areas

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The consumption of alcohol is banned in Grey District's central business area and some areas 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year round.

The ban prohibits the consumption of liquor in, the bringing of liquor into, and the possession of liquor in the central business district and other areas.

Permanent restrictions

The liquor ban applies 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year round and covers the following areas:

Greymouth - All public places, including streets, service lanes, lanes, footpaths, embankments, floodwalls and car parks bounded by –

  • the southern bank of the Grey River from the new Solid Energy rail bridge; in a westerly direction to the wharf edge at the river entrance to the Erua Moana Lagoon; then in a generally southerly direction following the eastern bank of the Erua Moana Lagoon to Sawyers Creek; then in a straight line to Preston Road at the Sawyers Creek overbridge; from there in a southerly direction following Preston Road to where Raleigh Street intersects with Preston Road; from there in an easterly direction along Raleigh Street extension to the Greymouth-Hokitika railway line; from there generally in a southerly direction following the railway line to a point
    opposite Morice Street; from there along Morice Street to where it intersects with High Street; from there in a northerly direction along High Street to where it intersects with Marlborough Street; then west along Marlborough Street to where it intersects with Shakespeare Street; north along Shakespeare Street to where Freyberg Terrace (south) intersects with Shakespeare Street; from there along Freyberg Terrace to the highest point in Freyberg Terrace; from there in a straight line along the mountainside to where Smith Street branches off SH 6 but with the whole of Mount Street included; and from there to the bank of the Grey River at the Solid Energy rail bridge.

All public places, including Council property, parks and reserves, as listed:

  • All that land off Tainui, Puketahi and Alexander Streets and described as Lot 2 DP 1510 Sections 164, 142, 143A, 165A, 166A, 166C, 166D and 164, Blk XXXVII Greymouth Lots 1, 3 and 4 DP 1510 (10,914 square metres) MS 31 excluding the Council Chambers and Civic Centre Buildings.
  • The grassed area between Ngarimu Street and Frickleton Street known as the Cenotaph (Lot 1 DP 2022) MS31.
  • Dixon Park (Pt Rural Section 3659).
  • Karoro Domain (RS 2017, RS 6655, Pt 6732 and Part Beach).
  • Road Reserve between Johnston and Boundary Streets (known as McGinley Park - Skateboard Park).
  • The Freedom Camping Area – All that area of land, being Pt Road Reserve and Pt Reserve 1428 between the north end of the Cobden Bridge and Section 36 Town of Cobden.
  • The Kaiata Community Centre property - All of the land being Lot 4 DP 2300 but excluding the
    Community Hall.

Runanga

All public places, including streets, service lanes, lanes, footpaths, and car parks within the area listed in this Schedule.

  • McGowan Street from Savage Street in the south to Pitt Street in the north.
  • Savage Street from McGowan Street to Hall Jones Street.
  • Carroll Street from McGowan Street to Hall Jones Street.
  • Mills Street from McGowan Street to Hall Jones Street.
  • Duncan Street from McGowan Street to Hall Jones Street.
  • Ward Street from McGowan Street to Hall Jones Street.
  • Pitt Street from McGowan Street to Hall Jones Street.

All public places, including Council property, parks and reserves, as listed:

  • Children's Playground (Section 1 BLK XXV)
  • Runanga Service Centre (Section 2 BLK XXV)
  • Kotare Domain including former Bowling Club and Public Toilets (Section 4 BLK XXV)

Any person may apply to Council for prior written permission for any activity or event that would be in breach of any prohibition under this part of this bylaw (Special Licence under Sections 73 & 74 of the Sale of Liquor Act 1989).

Liquor ban area maps

Exemptions to liquor bans

  • Those public spaces where licensed premises are permitted and are clearly defined by the placement of tables and chairs outside.
  • People carrying unopened liquor from outside the restriction area to licensed premises.
  • People who buy liquor from an off-licence, so long as it's removed from the area promptly and unopened.
  • Residents and their guests carrying unopened liquor to and from their residences within the restriction area.
Page reviewed: 11 Sep 2017 3:32pm