Bylaw 210 Speed Limits

The Speed Limits Bylaw 210 came into force on 24th November 2011.

The bylaw sets speed limits and applies to all roads under the jurisdiction of the Council and excludes state highway roads controlled by the New Zealand Transportation Agency.

Amendment 1 to the Speed Limits Bylaw was approved on 29 August 2013 and provides additional variable speed school zones to Schedule M. This amendment came into effect on 30 September 2013. Find out more about this amendment.

Bylaw 210 Speed Limits

The Nelson City Council, in pursuance of the powers and authorities vested in it by the Local Government Act 1974, the Local Government Act 2002, the Bylaws Act 1908, and the Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003, hereby makes the following Bylaw:

1. Introduction

  1. This Bylaw may be cited as “The Nelson City Speed Limits Bylaw 2011 (No. 210)".
  2. This Bylaw shall apply within the City of Nelson.
  3. This Bylaw shall come into force on the 24th day of November 2011.

2. Interpretation

In this bylaw, definitions are as defined below and in the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003 (54001/2), unless the context requires otherwise:

Schedules    The schedules in this bylaw shall be the Council’s register of speeds as required under section 7.3(1) of the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003  (54001/2).

City means the territory contained in the City of Nelson as defined in Part 2 of Schedule 2 to the Local Government Act 2002.

Holiday Speed Limit means a maximum speed limit set under this rule that is in force 24 hours a day for a specified period, or periods.

Km/h means kilometres per hour.

3. Application of this bylaw

This bylaw applies to all roads under the jurisdiction of the Council and excludes state highway roads controlled by the New Zealand Transport Agency.

4. Speed Limits

4.1.    The roads or areas described in the schedules specified in 5 hereto, or as shown on any map referenced in the schedules, are declared to have the speed limits as specified in the said schedules.

4.2.    The urban speed limit of 50km/h, unless specifically addressed in the other schedules, applies within the designated urban traffic area.  

4.3.    The rural speed limit of 100km/h, unless specifically addressed in the other schedules, applies to motorways and roads in rural areas.

5. Schedules

The Schedules shall be the Council Register of Speed Limits

5.1.    Schedule A:    Urban traffic areas

5.2.    Schedule B:    Roads that have a speed limit of 10 km/h

5.3.    Schedule C:    Roads that have a speed limit of 20 km/h

5.4.    Schedule D:    Roads that have a speed limit of 30 km/h

5.5.    Schedule E:    Roads that have a speed limit of 40 km/h

5.6.    Schedule F:    Roads that have a speed limit of 50 km/h

5.7.    Schedule G:    Roads that have a speed limit of 60 km/h

5.8.    Schedule H:    Roads that have a speed limit of 70 km/h

5.9.    Schedule I:    Roads that have a speed limit of 80 km/h

5.10.    Schedule J:    Roads that have a speed limit of 90 km/h

5.11.    Schedule K:    Rural Roads – Roads that have a speed limit of
100 km/h

5.12.    Schedule L:    Roads that have a holiday speed limit

5.13.    Schedule M:    Roads that have a variable speed limit

6. Repeal

6.1    The Nelson City Council Bylaw No. 198 is hereby repealed.

7. Promulgation

This Bylaw was made by resolution of the Nelson City Council at a meeting held on the 24th day of November 2011, following consideration of submissions received during the special consultative procedure prescribed by the Local Government Act 2002.

THE COMMON SEAL of NELSON CITY COUNCIL was hereto affixed in the presence of:

Mayor

Chief Executive

Download the common seal (Speed Limits Bylaw 2011) (208KB PDF)
Download the common seal (amendment) (16KB PDF)

Schedule A: Designated urban area

The roads within the area shaded in green on Schedule A (Maps 1 to 7) have a speed limit of 50 km/h except for those roads detailed within the following Schedules B to M.

Download maps of the areas described in Schedule A. (806KB PDF)

Schedule B: 10 km/h

There are no roads or areas subject to a speed limit of 10km/h.

Schedule C: 20 km/h

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992 - Part 3 Reserves.

All the roads within the following reserve areas:

  • Branford Park
  • Brook Motor Camp
  • Isel Park
  • Maitai Motor Camp
  • Maitai River Reserves
  • Marsden Cemetery
  • Rutherford Park
  • Saxton Field
  • Trafalgar Park
  • Tahuna Sands Reserve
  • Tahunanui Motor Camp
  • Wakapuaka Cemetery

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992-Part XVII Water Supply.

All the roads within the following reserve area: Maitai River Waterworks Reserve

Schedule D: 30km/h

Road name

Locking Street, Full Length

Authority

Authority by which the speed limit was set: Nelson City Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2004 (210) Amendment No. 4

Road name

Flowers Road, From State Highway 6 to end.

AUTHORITY

Authority by which the speed limit was set: Nelson City Council Speed Limit Bylaw 2011

Schedule E: 40 km/h

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Speed Restriction - Bylaw 1998.

Road name and length that speed limit applies
Road name Length
Albert Road Full Length
Atmore Terrace Full Length
Beachville Crescent Full Length
Britannia Heights Full Length
Chamberlain Street Full Length
Cleveland Terrace Full Length
Examiner Street (West of Rutherford Street)
Fifeshire Crescent Full Length
Fountain Place Full Length
Harbour View Full Length
Jenner Road from junction with St Vincent Street to its intersection with Murphy Street
Kawai Street (North of Hampden Street)
Konini Street Full Length
Locking Street Full Length
Malcolm Place Full Length
Maori Road Full Length
Mayroyd Terrace Full Length
Mount Street Full Length
Mt Pleasant Avenue Full Length
Orakei Street Full Length
Poynters Crescent Full Length
Quebec Road (Montcalm Street to Arrow Street)
Queens Road Full Length
Rangiora Terrace Full Length
Renwick Place Full Length
Richardson Street Full Length
Russell Street From Haven Road to Britannia Heights/Stanley Crescent
St Vincent Street from intersection with Totara Street to its junction with Jenner Road
Stafford Walk Full Length
Stanley Crescent Full Length
Stansell Avenue Full Length
Tamaki Street Full Length
The Cliffs Full Length
Tosswill Road Full Length
Victoria Heights Full Length
Victoria Road Full Length
Wellington Street Full Length
Wells Road Full Length
Whitby Road Full Length

Schedule F: 50 km/h

1. Road name

Boulder Bank Drive, full length

Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City CouncilConsolidated Bylaws 1992 Part 3 Reserves

2. Road names

  • Cable Bay Road from Pepin Island to a point 2.55 km generally south from the concrete ford
  • Enner Glynn Road from the urban area delineated in Schedule A to the end
  • Maitai Valley Road from the urban area delineated in Schedule A to the Waterworks Reserve
  • Marsden Valley Road from the urban area delineated in Schedule A to the end
  • Todd Valley Road and Little Todd Valley Road from outside the urban area delineated in Schedule A to the end.
Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Traffic (Nelson City) Notice No 1 1992 No 114 page 2526 to (Refer Amendment No 2)

3. Road names

  • Hollyman Road from Cable Bay Road to end.
  • Hillwood Drive from State Highway 6 to end.
  • Kanuka Rise from Hillwood Drive to end.
Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Speed Limit Bylaw 2011.

Schedule G: 60 km/h

Road names

  • Frosts Road, full length
  • Macs Road, full length
  • Lud Valley, full length
  • Rayners Road, full length
  • Ross Road, full length
  • Teal Valley Road, full length
Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council – Speed Restriction Bylaw 1998

Schedule H: 70 km/h

1. Road name

Aniseed Valley Road, full length

Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Traffic (Nelson City) Notice No 1 1992 No 114 page 2526

2. Road name

Link Road, full length from the Roundabout at the junction of Main Road Stoke and Salisbury Road to a point approx. 60 metres west of the said roundabout.

Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Traffic (Nelson City) Notice 2000 No 59 page 1296 errata NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011.

3. Road name

Whakatu Road Link, 114m south of the Beatson Road Roundabout to the Whakatu Drive / Annesbrook Drive Roundabout

Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Traffic (Nelson City) Notice 2000 No 59 page 1296 errata NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011.

4. Road name

Waimea Road, 300m north of its intersection with the northern end of Beatson Road to a point 130m West of
Tuckett Place.

Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Traffic (Nelson City) Notice 1 1992 No 114 page 2526.

Schedule I: 80 km/h

1. Road Name

Main Road Stoke from 100m southwest of Orphanage Creek to 100m north of the Salisbury Rd / Main Road stoke intersection

Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the errata to NCC Speed Limits Bylaw 2004 Amendment No. 4. errata NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011.

2. Road Name

The Glen Road from State Highway 6 to Athol Street

Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Speed Restriction Bylaw 1998.

Schedule J: 90 km/h

There are no roads or areas subject to a speed limit of 90km/h.

Schedule K: 100 km/h

Link Road from Whakatu Drive to a point 60 metres from Whakatu Drive

Authority

The authority by which the speed limit was set is the Nelson City Council Traffic (Nelson City) Notice 2000.

Schedule L: Holiday Speed Limits

No holiday speed limits have been set at this time.

Schedule M: Variable Speed limits

All variable speed limit in school zones (40km/h) to operate in accordance with the NZ Gazette 21/4/2011

Road Name Length Authority by which the speed limit was set
Alton St From the southern end to 70m north of Nile St NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Baigent Road First 30 metres from its intersection with The Ridgeway NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Bronte St From 47m west of Collingwood Street to Scotland Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Bronte St From Nelson College for Girls to 36m east of Trafalgar Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Bronte St West All of Bronte Street West NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Centennial Rd First 59m from its intersection with Muritai St NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Collingwood St From 48m north of Manuka Street to 60m south of Bronte Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Examiner St First 65m of Examiner Street west of Trafalgar Street south NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Exeter St First 40m from its intersection with Nayland Rd NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Fergusson St First 44m from its intersection with Nayland Rd NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Franklyn St First 28m from its intersection with Vanguard St NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Franklyn St From 60m north west of Waimea Road through to its end, 210m south east of Waimea Road NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Hampden St From 48m north west of Waimea Road to 73m south east of Ngatiawa Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Langbein St First 33m from its intersection with Nayland Rd NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Lemari Ave First 40m from its intersection with Main Rd Stoke NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Main Rd Stoke From 200m south west to 170m north east of the Main Road Stoke zebra crossing NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Manuka St From Collingwood Street to 55m west of Tasman Street (measured along Manuka Street southern boundary) NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Muritai St From 83m south to 210m north of the Muritai St zebra crossing NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Nayland Rd From 140m south west of the southern zebra crossing to 180 north east of the northern zebra crossing NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Ngatiawa St Full length from Hampden Street to Van Diemen Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Nile St From 99m west to 190m east of the Nile St zebra crossing NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Norwich St First 53m from its intersection with Nayland Rd NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Ranui Rd First 320m from its intersection with Main Rd Stoke NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Rawhiti St All of Rawhiti Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 and Amendment 1
Rui St First 36m of west of Tahunanui Drive NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Rutherford St From 78m south of Bronte Street west to 160m north of Bronte Street west NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Scotland St From 25m north of Seymour Avenue to Bronte Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
St Vincent St From 25m south west of Totara Street to 40m north east of Totara Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
The Ridgeway From 132 metres south to 151 metres north of the kea crossing between number 23 The Ridgeway and the Enner Glynn School NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Tipahi St From 42m south west of Tukuka Street to 50m south west of Motueka Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Tosswill Rd First 40m from its intersection with Tahunanui Drive NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Totara St All of Totara Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Trafalgar Sq First 77m of Trafalgar Square, north west from Examiner Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Trafalgar St South From 45m south of Bronte Street to Trafalgar Square NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Tukuka St From the north west cul-de-sac to 44m south east of Tipahi Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Van Diemen Street From Waimea Road to 82m east of Ngatiawa Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Vanguard St From 130m north east to 190m south west of the Vanguard St kea crossing NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011
Waimea Rd From 112m south west of Franklyn Street through to and including its intersection with Rutherford Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Wellington St First 10m of Wellington Street north west of Rutherford Street NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Amendment 1
Willow Ave First 30m from its intersection with Ranui Road NCC Speed Limit Bylaw 2011

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Speed Limit Bylaw 2011 Number 210 approved 24 Nov 2011 including Amendment 1 approved 29 Aug 2013 (pdf, 890 KB)