Residential Restrictions

 Level 1 and 2 Permitted Use with Conservation MeasuresLevel 3 and 4 Restricted UseLevel 5 Emergency Circumstances
Grass areas

Level 1 No unattended watering (eg sprinklers). Hand-held watering only either by hose or bucket.

Level 2 No watering allowed.

Levels 3 and 4 No watering allowed.

Level 5 No watering allowed.

Flower gardens, trees or shrubs

Level 1 Watering allowed by any method and at any time.

Level 2 No unattended watering (eg sprinklers). Hand-held watering by hose or bucket allowed.

Level 3 Watering by hand-held hose or bucket allowed, limited to a maximum of two hours on any day either between 7:00am to 9:00am or 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Level 4 No watering allowed.

Level 5 No watering allowed.

Home produce gardens supplying food to the household (eg vegetables, salads herbs etc and fruit trees)

Level 1 Watering allowed by any method and at any time.

Level 2 Watering allowed using any method limited to a maximum of two hours on any day either between 7:00am to 9:00am or 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Level 3 Hand-held watering only limited to a maximum of two hours on any day either between 7:00am to 9:00am or 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Level 4 Hand-held watering only on alternative days (odd and even house numbers on odd and even dates of the month) limited to a maximum of two hours on any day either between 7:00am to 9:00am or 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Level 5 No watering allowed.

Pools, spas and water features

Levels 1 and 2 Filling and/or topping up limited to 1,000 litres per day.

Levels 3 and 4 Only pools of up to 350 litres in size can be filled and topped up using a hand-held hose or bucket only.

Level 5 No filling or topping up allowed.

Running water for recreation (eg water slide)

Levels 1 and 2 Use of running water permitted for a maximum of two hours per day.

Levels 3 and 4 No use of running water allowed.

Level 5 No use of running water allowed.

Cleaning of external surfaces of buildings including roofs and windows

Level 1 Cleaning allowed using any method at any time.

Level 2 Windows only may be cleaned. Cleaning of other external surfaces not allowed, except where preparing for painting or repair work.

Levels 3 and 4 Windows only may be cleaned. Cleaning of other external surfaces not allowed, except where preparing for painting or repair work.

Level 5 No use of water allowed.

Cleaning of vehicles, boats, caravans and trailers

Level 1 Cleaning using any method permitted at any time.

Level 2 Cleaning by use of a bucket only, except where necessary for essential maintenance, safety or emergency reasons.

Levels 3 and 4 Cleaning by use of a bucket only of windows, mirrors, lights and registration plates, except where necessary for essential maintenance, safety or emergency reasons.

Level 5 Cleaning by use of a bucket only of windows, mirrors, lights and registration plates, except where necessary for essential maintenance, safety or emergency reasons.

Cleaning of paths and driveways

Level 1 Cleaning using any method permitted at any time.

Level 2 Cleaning not allowed, except for safety or emergency reasons.

Levels 3 and 4 No cleaning of paths and driveways, except for safety or emergency reasons.

Level 5 No cleaning of paths and driveways, except for safety or emergency reasons.

Gore District Council 29 Bowler Avenue Gore P: 03 209 0330 E: info@goredc.govt.nz