Wellington City Streets Act 1905

Wellington City Streets Act 1905

Local Act1905 No 42
Date of assent27 October 1905

An Act to declare that certain Private Streets and Private Ways in the City of Wellington are Streets.

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Short Title
  • The Short Title of this Act is The Wellington City Streets Act 1905.

2 Certain private streets and private ways are declared to be streets
  • The private streets and private ways mentioned in the Schedule hereto are hereby declared to be and the same are streets as defined in section two hundred and nine of The Municipal Corporations Act 1900.

3 New buildings on private ways
  • Notwithstanding anything in The Municipal Corporations Act 1900, or its amendments, no new building shall, after the passing of this Act, be erected, used, or occupied as a dwellinghouse or as ancillary to a dwellinghouse within the City of Wellington on land fronting any private way, unless every part of such building is distant at least twenty feet from the centre line (as defined by the Corporation) of such private way, or at least twenty feet from the end of any private way having only one outlet, or unless such land abuts on a street or a private street or another private way not less than forty feet wide:

    Provided that this section shall not apply to any building for which a permit has, before the passing of this Act, been granted by the Council.

4 Section 231 of The Municipal Corporations Act 1900, to extend to all private ways in the city
  • Notwithstanding anything contained in section two hundred and thirty-two of The Municipal Corporations Act 1900 the provisions of section two hundred and thirty-one of The Municipal Corporations Act 1900, shall, so far as relates to the City of Wellington, extend to all private ways in the said city actually in use, laid out, or constructed, whether consented to by the Council of the said city or not.

5 Penalty for unlawful erection of buildings
  • If any person erects any building contrary to the provisions of this Act, or to any condition imposed under the provisions of this Act, such person is liable to a penalty not exceeding four dollars for every day during which such breach continues.

    The words four dollars were substituted, as from 10 July 1967, for the words two pounds pursuant to section 7(1) Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).


Schedule
Streets to be taken over

 Feet. Feet.
Argyle Street...................................................................
40Hawkestone Crescent...................................................................
40
Angus Avenue...................................................................
50Home Street...................................................................
40
Arney Street...................................................................
50Halswell Street...................................................................
40
Alfred Street...................................................................
27Hobson Crescent...................................................................
40
Barker Street...................................................................
40Hugh Street (irregular)...................................................................
20
Broadway Terrace...................................................................
40Jessie Street...................................................................
40
Buller Street...................................................................
40John Street...................................................................
33
Bute Street...................................................................
40Jacob's Place (irregular)...................................................................
20
Blucher Avenue...................................................................
40Karori Crescent45
Blythe Street...................................................................
40Kenwyn Terrace (south end)...................................................................
49
Brougham Avenue...................................................................
40Knigge's Avenue...................................................................
40
Balmoral Terrace...................................................................
49Kelvin Grove...................................................................
40
Boulcott Terrace...................................................................
43Lewisville Terrace...................................................................
30
Binham Street...................................................................
20Lloyd Street...................................................................
60
Broomhedge Street...................................................................
20Martin Square...................................................................
40
Belfast Street...................................................................
27Maarama Crescent...................................................................
40
Brown Street...................................................................
23McFarlane Street...................................................................
30
Burnell Avenue...................................................................
40Milton Street...................................................................
60
College Street...................................................................
50Minerva Street...................................................................
40
Cottleville Terrace...................................................................
40Mortimer Terrace...................................................................
40
Coombe Street...................................................................
40Moir Street Extension...................................................................
20
Clifton Terrace...................................................................
40Myrtle Terrace...................................................................
40
Cambridge Avenue...................................................................
20Macdonald Crescent...................................................................
49
Cardall Street...................................................................
40May Street...................................................................
40
Caroline Avenue...................................................................
40Moore Street...................................................................
25
Charles Street...................................................................
40Milward Street...................................................................
40
Corunna Avenue...................................................................
40Normanby Street...................................................................
50
Crawford Avenue...................................................................
40Normanby Terrace...................................................................
40
Crosby Terrace...................................................................
40Newtown Avenue...................................................................
40
Donald McLean Street...................................................................
50North Avenue...................................................................
29
Dawson Street...................................................................
40Oxford Street...................................................................
20
Devon Street...................................................................
40Oxford Terrace...................................................................
20
Douro Avenue...................................................................
40Park Street...................................................................
40
Ebor Street...................................................................
30Palm Grove...................................................................
40
Everton Terrace...................................................................
33Percival Street...................................................................
40
Edinburgh Terrace...................................................................
40Palmer Street...................................................................
40
Ellice Avenue...................................................................
40Parliament Street...................................................................
40
Edgehill...................................................................
33Pitt Street (irregular)...................................................................
40
Edward Street (off Hawker Street)...................................................................
33Princess Street...................................................................
40
Edward Street (off Herbert Street)...................................................................
20Princess Terrace...................................................................
40
Emmett Street...................................................................
40Picton Avenue...................................................................
50
Essex Street...................................................................
40Portland Crescent...................................................................
40
Frederick Street...................................................................
30Ranfurly Terrace...................................................................
40
Ferguson Street...................................................................
50Regent Street...................................................................
40
Florence Street...................................................................
40Road off Gordon Street...................................................................
40
Finlay Terrace...................................................................
40Somerset Avenue...................................................................
50
Featherston Terrace...................................................................
40South Avenue...................................................................
20
Garrett Street...................................................................
39Salisbury Terrace...................................................................
40
Green Street...................................................................
40Tainui Terrace...................................................................
40
Glencoe Street...................................................................
40Talavera Terrace...................................................................
40
Golder's Hill...................................................................
30Telford Street...................................................................
31
Goring Street...................................................................
40Upton Terrace...................................................................
40
Gordon Street...................................................................
40Victoria Place...................................................................
30
Guildford Terrace...................................................................
20Victoria Avenue...................................................................
30
Harley Street...................................................................
46Vogel Street...................................................................
30
Howard Street...................................................................
40Waterloo Avenue...................................................................
45
Harper Street...................................................................
40Watson Street...................................................................
40
Horner's Lane...................................................................
20Windsor Place...................................................................
40
Horner Street...................................................................
40Wearne's Right of Way...................................................................
40