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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. 

Annual Plan

The purpose of the Annual Plan is detailed in the Local Government Act 2002.  In summary, the Annual Plan contains information on: budget and funding impacts of Council's activities variations from the Long Term Plan a statement of service provision...

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...

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...

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. Find out more about the recent topics council has and may still be consulting on:

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...

FutureKāpiti – long term plan 2015-35

The council has adopted our new long term plan . The plan covers 20 years with a focus on the next three.  Councillors adopted the plan at the end of June along with the strategies and policies included in the supporting information document.   Communi...

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.

Submissions

Take a look at our submissions on issues, actitivities and topics that may affect Kāpiti residents. Kāpiti Coast District Council submission on the Greater Wellington Regional Council Draft Ten Year Plan  - April 2015 The council is proposing to adopt...

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...