City Council fees and charges for the district plan for 2021/2022.

  • Fees and charges set under section 36 of the Resource Management Act 1991, having regard to the criteria set out in section 36AAA and in accordance with section 83 of the Local Government Act 2002.
  • Set under the Special Consultative Procedure.
  • GST inclusive (15%).

Regulatory service

Privately requested plan changes  Fee
Fixed charge payable at the time of lodging a formal request for a change to the plan $20,000.00
All time spent on private plan change requests will be charged at the following hourly rates. 
Where costs exceed the fixed charges specified above the additional costs will be invoiced separately.
Statutory Administration Officers $100.00
Senior Council Officer (administration) $150.00
Planner and specialist input (junior and intermediate level) from another Council department $180.00
Senior Planner, Principal Advisor, Team Leader, Programme Manager and specialist input (senior-level) from another Council department $200.00
Additional costs   Fee
Council Hearings Panel attending the hearing and making a recommendation to the Council As set by Remuneration Authority 
Commissioner appointed to conduct a hearing and make a recommendation to the Council  Actual cost 
Disbursement costs such as advertising, photocopying and postage, and fees charged by any consultant engaged by the Council will be charged at actual cost  Actual cost 
Pre-application meetings. Officer time and administration costs pre and post-meeting will be incorporated into the total cost of service. Actual cost