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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. 

Kāpiti 2038 - our draft long term plan 2018-38

Our long term plans are a road map for the next twenty years. By getting clear on what we value, and reflecting that in our plans, we’ll be able to make the difficult choices we need to about where to focus our resources and activities in the coming...

FutureKāpiti Annual plan 2017/18

The Council has a wide range of responsibilities and we provide a variety of services to the Kāpiti community. To direct our activities and ensure we manage our budget and ratepayers’ money responsibly, we work to clear priorities and detailed plans.

FutureKāpiti Long term plan

On this page: Why a Long Term Plan Long Term Plan 2015-35 Previous Long Term Plans   Why a Long Term Plan The purpose of the Long Term Plan is detailed in the Local Government Act 2002. In summary, the Long Term Plan contains information on: The...

FutureKāpiti Annual plan 2016/17

The council has a wide range of responsibilities and we provide a variety of services to the Kāpiti community. To direct our activities and ensure we manage our budget and ratepayers’ money responsibly, we work to clear priorities and detailed plans.

FutureKāpiti Long term plan 2015-35

Our vision for Kāpiti is: a vibrant culture, diverse community and thriving economy. This vision was shaped through extensive community consultation during 2015. The outcome was our 20-year plan, the FutureKapiti Long term plan 2015-35

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,...

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:

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...