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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. The 2019 annual plan...

Building

  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 compliance certificate applicatio...

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. If the activity isn't permitted by the Plan, you'll need to get a resource consent, which will be for either a land use or a subdivision.

Proposed District Plan

On this page: E-Plan Proposed District Plan Appeals Version 2018 Appeals on Proposed District Plan Operative District Plan 1999 District Plan Review Process E-Plan The Proposed Kapiti Coast District Plan (PDP) is now available as an E-Plan. It is the...

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...

Building, Resource Consents and District Plan

In order to undertake your development, you may need to apply for BOTH a building consent and a resource consent. Despite having a building consent, you may not be able to build without a resource consent and vice versa. Applications must be lodged...