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Traffic and parking controls have a direct impact on road users. Auckland Transport's resolution and approval process ensures the most appropriate controls and restrictions are put in place and can be legally enforced.

Resolution and approval process

Auckland Transport (AT) is required to contribute to an effective, efficient and safe Auckland land transport system. AT bylaws allow the establishment of certain traffic and parking controls by resolutions under the bylaws (this power is delegated to the Traffic Control Committee as resolutions must be made by a group).

AT also has the power under the Local Government Act 1974 and Land Transport Act 1998 to approve a range of other traffic controls. These powers of approval are delegated to individual officers.

The resolution and approval processes ensure that AT can consider the relevant information in making decisions on traffic and parking controls. Legalising the restrictions and controls ensures that they can be enforced by AT and the NZ Police.


  • Covered under bylaws.
  • Passed by the Traffic Control Committee (TCC).


  • Not covered under bylaws.
  • Approved by individual officers.

All changes to parking and traffic controls must be approved on a case-by-case basis, using AT's formal decision-making process. Proposed changes must have the support of an AT officer, whether they are associated with a development or as part of a project initiated by AT or Auckland Council.

Report documents

The resolution or approval report contains recommendations to be passed by the TCC or delegated officer and covers the restrictions, controls and physical devices to be installed on the AT roading system.

The report document also outlines the strategic context, background, issues and options for the changes required to a section of road, transport station, building or other piece of land under AT's control.

Resolution and approval reports guidebook

The guidebook will help you plan and prepare reports for traffic and parking changes and guide you through the resolution and approval processes.

Download the resolution and approval reports guidebook (PDF 1.6MB)

The recommendations from the guidebook are provided in a format suitable for copying and pasting directly into your resolution reports.

Download the list of recommendations (.docx 348KB)

Resolution review checklist

We have developed a checklist of issues that are likely to get your report or plan rejected. Please check your report and plan against the items in the list before submittal.

Download the resolution review checklist (.docx 66KB)

Resolution and approval reports templates

Download these templates for use in preparing resolution and approval reports:

Report deadline dates

The Traffic Control Committee meets regularly to consider traffic and parking control reports. To ensure your report is considered by the TCC, you must submit a fully-signed hard copy and soft copies of your report and plan to the TCC secretary by the deadline for inclusion in the TCC agenda.

The agenda closing dates for the TCC meetings in 2018 are:

  • 16 January 2018
  • 30 January 2018
  • 13 February 2018
  • 27 February 2018
  • 13 March 2018
  • 27 March 2018
  • 10 April 2018
  • 24 April 2018
  • 8 May 2018
  • 22 May 2018
  • 5 June 2018
  • 19 June 2018
  • 3 July 2018
  • 17 July 2018
  • 31 July 2018
  • 14 August 2018
  • 28 August 2018
  • 11 September 2018
  • 25 September 2018
  • 9 October 2018
  • 23 October 2018
  • 6 November 2018
  • 20 November 2018
  • 4 December 2018

If you have any questions

Contact Auckland Transport