Christchurch City Council fees and charges for Official Information requests for 2020/21.

  • Fees and charges set under section 150 and in accordance with section 83 of the Local Government Act 2002.
  • Set under the Special Consultative Procedure.
  • GST inclusive (15%).

For requests for information under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987. Where the information request is covered by fees defined elsewhere, that fee shall prevail. Examples include LIM, plan sales, cemetery and Library enquiries, copies of video, audio and film tapes. 

Item Fee
Copy and print services (for information requests)  
Cost of copy/photocopying  
A4 $0.20
A3 $2.00
A2 $3.50
A1 $6.50
A0 $10.50
Cost of scanning for hard copy application conversion  
1 to 20 single-sided A3 & A4 pages $27.40
21 to 40 single-sided A4 & A4 pages $29.50
41 to 60 single-sided A3 & A4 pages $33.50
61 to 80 single-sided A3 & A4 pages $37.90
81 to 100 single-sided A3 & A4 pages $42.00
101 to 150 single-sided A3 & A4 pages $49.50
Each 100 sheets or part thereof over 100 $70.50
Cost per sheet larger than A3  
1 to 20 single-sided $27.50
21 to 40 single-sided $37.90
41 to 60 single-sided $59.00
61 to 80 single-sided $80.00
81 to 100 single-sided $100.00
101 to 150 single-sided $138.00
Each 100 sheets or part thereof over 100 $160.00
Aerial Photographs  
A4 $18.50
A3 $26.00
A2 $37.00
A1 $47.00
A0 $84.00
Staff time recovery - For time spent actioning the request in excess of one hour  
For the first chargeable half hour or part thereof $38.00
Then for each half-hour thereafter $38.00
All other costs to obtain or supply the information  
The amount actually incurred in responding to the request General Manager's discretion to determine full cost recovery  
Deposit may be required  
A deposit may be required where the charge is likely to exceed $100 or where some assurance of payment is required to avoid waste of resources. 

General Manager's discretion to determine the deposit required.