Statutory closedown information

Published on 16 December 2020

A building inspector checking walls inside a house.

As the holiday season approaches remember to allow for the extra days that statutory holidays can add to processing times for applications.

Acts of Parliament that permits and licences are granted under usually have 20-working day time frames for processing. Statutory holidays and closedown periods can extend these timeframes.

Customer services hours

Forum North customer service centre

Closes: 3:00pm on 24 December 2020
Opens: 8:00am on 5 January 2021

Ruakākā customer service centre

Closes: 3:00pm on 24 December 2020
Opens: 8:30am on 5 January 2021

Whangārei Central Library

Closes early at:

  • 5:00pm on 21 - 23 December 2020
  • 3:00pm on 24 December 2020
  • 5:00pm on 29 and 30 December 2020
  • 3:00pm on 31 December 2020
  • 5:00pm on 5 - 8 January 2021

RMA and Building Act

Closedown period for processing Resource Management Act and Building Act applications is from 20 December 2020 to 10 January 2021.

LGOIMA

Closedown period for processing Official Information Act requests is from 20 December 2020 to 10 January 2021.

Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act

Closedown period for processing alcohol licence applications is from 20 December 2020 to 10 January 2021.

Summertime essential information

Find out essential information about summertime in Whangārei, including:

  • rubbish and recycling collections
  • transfer station summer hours
  • dogs on beaches
  • horses
  • driving on beaches
  • freedom camping
  • alcohol bans
  • roadworks
  • school holiday programmes

Summertime essential information