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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 your next building project and when to get resource consent. 

Annual and long term plans

Every three years the Council develops a long term plan, with annual plans in the years in between.  Our current plan is our long term plan for 2018-38, below.  Check our previous annual and long term plan page for earlier plans. Long term plan 2018-38...

Building

We're now offering an online service for building consent applications, making it faster and easier to apply. The service is provided by GoShift, an initative involving more than 20 councils across the country and supported by the Ministry of Business,...

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, a...

Operative District Plan 1999

On this page: Operative District Plan (1999) Volumes and Appendices Operative District Plan Maps Changes to the Operative District Plan   Note:  We are currently operating under two District Plans. At this time both the  Operative District Plan (ODP)...

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 Review and Proposed District Plan

On this page: Proposed District Plan Appeals Version 2018 Appeals on Proposed District Plan Operative District Plan 1999 District Plan Review Process   Note:  We are currently operating under two District Plans. At this time both the Operative District...

Previous Annual Plans

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...

Submissions we have made

Take a look at the submissions we have made since July 2017 on issues, activities and topics that may affect Kāpiti residents. New Zealand Transport Agency's draft Long Term Strategic View - sent 3 July 2017 Greater Wellington Regional Council on bette...

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...