Reduction to UV Exposure Policy

Reference: P04-003            
Status: Approved by the Council on 17 February 2004

  1. When designing and specifying Council facilities and the development of open spaces, consideration is given to the provision of sufficient and effective shade opportunities.
  2. Where considering consents, permits and licences under its regulatory powers, the Council will encourage and stipulate, where permissible, the inclusion of shade where individuals affected by the implications of the Councils regulatory powers are at risk from exposure to UV radiation.
  3. In 1 and 2 above reference shall be made to ‘Under Cover - Guidelines for Shade Planning and Design’ (Section 6, Site Specific Considerations. Cancer Society of New Zealand 2000) or such guidelines that supersede it.