Official Information Request - Noise complaints
Sent: Thursday, 28 October 2021 2:09 pm
Subject: LGOIMA request: noise complaints
I refer to your LGOIMA request of 28 September 2021 regarding the premises that has received 1144 noise complaints between November 2019 and 19 August 2021, and provide the following responses:
How much has the council spent on the "legal processes"?
Legal costs to date $3,974.40.
Is the issue before the Environment Court? If so what case number is it?
No the matter is not currently before the Environment Court.
Does this issue pre-date November 2019? If so, how many other complaints have been received about this issue and when did they begin?
Yes. 17 complaints have been received prior to November 2019. The first complaint was received on 14 April 2019.
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this decision. Information about how to make a complaint is available at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz or freephone 0800 802 602.
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