Your Council

Planning

This section details the planning undertaken by the Council to improve the lifestyle and resources within the District.  You will also find information for you next building project and when to get resource consent. 

Building Control

Council's Building team can help you with a range of building needs and requirements including: building consent applications and amendments project information memoranda (PIMs) building and plumbing inspections code of compliance certificate...

Resource Consents

The District Plan contains rules about different types of activities in different parts of the district. Anything not permitted by the Plan requires a resource consent, which will be for either a land-use consent or a subdivision consent.

District Plan

The District Plan is the guiding document for sustainable management of the district's natural and physical resources. Every city and district council is required to have a District Plan under the Resource Management Act 1991 . It must include...

District Plan Review

In 2008 Council began reviewing its District Plan, as required for every plan provision every 10 years under the Resource Management Act.  On 29 November 2012, the Proposed District Plan (PDP) was publicly notified. In response to public concern about...

Development Impact Fees

This page outlines details of Development Contributions and Financial Contributions (collectively known as Development Impact Fees) for the current financial year (1 July to 30 June). The fees apply to all subdivisions and new residential dwellings, as...

Consultation

We welcome and value input from the people of the Kāpiti Coast District so we can adequately reflect their views in our decision making.

Long term plan

The 2015 review of council's long term plan is underway. The long term plan sets out how council will invest in projects and programmes for the next 20 years to achieve its vision for Kāpiti as a vibrant, diverse and thriving community. The Local...

Annual Plan

Final approval of the Annual Plan for 2014/15 occurred at the Council meeting of 26 June 2014.

Community Outcomes

The vision for the Kāpiti Coast's future is an exciting one and each community on the Coast has its own view of the flavour and colour of that future. The Kāpiti Coast community’s vision for the future is described as Community Outcomes.  The community...

Sustainability

The Kāpiti Coast District Council has adopted sustainable development as a basic building block of the Long Term Plan . Sustainable development is about the way things are done, as well as a vision for the future.  It is a way of ensuring the continued...