Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions

Waitaki District Council is making some changes to its Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions and we would like your feedback.

Purpose

The purpose of the Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions is to set out how Council proposes to calculate and levy development contributions. Under current legislation (Local Government Act 2002) Council is required to review this policy at least every 3 years.

What we want you to do

This is your opportunity to have a say on the proposed changes to the Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions.  

More information on these proposed changes is available below. You can make a submission by completing the online submission form or you can print a copy of the Statement of Proposal and submission form below.

Submissions can also be posted to:

Corporate Planning
Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions Consultation
Waitaki District Council
Private Bag 50058
Oamaru 9444

Alternatively you can email your submission to consult@waitaki.govt.nz

Draft Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions - Statement of Proposal and Policy

In the Draft Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions Statement of Proposal below you will see some information on how the policy was developed and an overview of the proposed changes. View a copy of the Draft Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions - Statement of Proposal and Draft Policy documents here:

You can also get this information from:

  • Our offices in Oamaru and Palmerston
  • Waitaki District Libraries

If you have any questions about this policy review please call 03 433 0300 or email consult@waitaki.govt.nz.

Have your say

Once you've read the Draft Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contributions Statement of Proposal, tell us what you think in our online submission form:

Council hearings

Please indicate on the submission form if you wish to speak to your submission and we will contact you to arrange a time. Hearings take place on 24 and 25 May 2021.  

If you wish to speak to your submission but you are unable to attend in person, a zoom link can be provided to allow you to connect in to the Council meeting.

It should be noted that all Council Meetings are livestreamed for public viewing, and recorded.

Key Dates

​Consultation opens 
​Wednesday 21 April 2021
Consultation closes
​Friday 21 May 2021 (12 noon)
Council hears submissions(1)
​Monday 24 May and Tuesday 25 May 2021
​Council deliberates on submissions
​Monday 31 May and Tuesday 1 June 2021
​Council adopts the 2021 Policy on Development Contributions and Financial Contribution
​No later than Tuesday 29 June 2021

(1) If you have elected to speak to your submission we will contact you to arrange a suitable time.

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