Our fees and charges for the 2023 / 2024 financial year are provided below.
All fees are stated as GST inclusive (unless otherwise stated).
We reserve the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with us for any updates.
All fees and charges are DEPOSITS unless otherwise stated. Processing may require further charges that exceed the initial lodgement deposit.
Hourly rates charged in six-minute intervals.
Hours over the above advance fee and mileage, plus disbursements, which may also involve work by other specialist planning, parks and engineering staff will be charged at a rate specified in Council’s Professional Fee Schedule.
Any and all costs of third party or independent Commissioners will be recoverable as well as the cost associated with the hearing (i.e. staff time, consultant’s costs, venue hire, printing).
When a Councillor is appointed as a Hearings Commissioner the cost set by Regulation will be charged.
All figures are standard fees inclusive of GST, the final fee in any one change to the District Plan will be determined by the District Plan Manager or his/her appointee.
In the case where a consultant(s) is required, Council will charge the actual and reasonable costs incurred by the consultant, plus 5% for supervision and administration.
Private plan changes may be processed by consultants. In this situation, an applicant will be asked to undertake, at the submission stage, to pay the full cost of such processing in addition to the normal cost of Council to process it’s part of the application.
Fees are charged to defray the cost of:
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