The Local Governance Statement is a collection of information about the processes through which the Council engages with its community, how the Council makes decisions, and how citizens can influence those processes.
A local governance statement helps support the purpose of local government by promoting local democracy. The statement does this by providing the public with information on the ways to influence local democratic processes.
The Kāpiti Coast District Council produced its First Governance Statement in December, 2003 and last updated in January 2017.
The Governance Statement includes the following broad categories of information or identifies for citizens where this information can be found: