In this section

  • Policies & Strategies

    Links to roading policies including the Berm Maintenance Policy, the Walking and Cycling Strategy; CRETS (Christchurch Rolleston and Environs Transportation Study) and Transportation Activity Management Plan

  • Road Stopping Notices

    Any notifications of Road Stopping Notices will be posted here

  • Working on the road

    Information, permits and forms for doing work on the road, including stock droving, forming a vehicle crossing (Entranceway) and permit for a container to be placed on the road

  • Using the road

    Road works, busses services, cycle trails, e-scooters, and road safety information

  • Road works and closures

Selwyn District's roading network is crossed by five state highways, a number of arterial and collector roads and over 900 local roads and streets that connect and service the various towns and settlements.

Except for the state highways, Selwyn District Council is responsible for all public roads, bridges and footpaths in the district. In total, it manages 1359 kilometres of sealed roads, 1116 kilometres of unsealed roads, 128 bridges and 137 kilometres of footpaths.

An intersectionResponsibilities include:

  • Maintaining and upgrading roads and footpaths
  • Intersection design and improvement
  • Road signs
  • Street lighting
  • Traffic Management
  • Strategic Management and planning of transport routes (e.g. CRETS, the Christchurch Rolleston & Environs Transport Study)

Responsibilities do not include:

Mowing of roadside berms. This is the responsibility of adjacent property owners. Council maintains berms adjacent to all property which Council owns.

Yellow line busInformation:

If you have a query email or register a concern with the Helpline