Services

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Rates

Rates are a charge against a property (rating unit).  Property rates are set by your local and regional councils. For the Kāpiti Coast District, this is Kāpiti Coast District Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council. Property rates are based on...

Rates Explained - Instalment Details

To avoid penalties, you must pay your instalments in full by the following due dates: 6 September 2017 first instalment due 6 December 2017 second instalment due 6 March 2018 third instalment due 6 June 2018 fourth instalment due How Rates are Billed A...

Rates rebates - government assistance

We know paying rates can be tough for some members of our community. If you're a low-income homeowner, each year you you might be eligible for a Department of Internal Affairs property rates rebate subsidy of up to $620. Applications for 2017/18 are no...

Recreational water quality - is it safe to swim?

We have a large number of popular rivers and beaches in Kāpiti. This page outlines the water quality results for rivers and beaches in our district, and also provides guidance for swimming this summer. How we monitor water quality We regularly monitor...

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.

Restricted Building Work

Restricted building work is design or construction work that is critical to the integrity of a building. From 1 March 2012 , only licensed building practitioners will be allowed to carry out or supervise restricted building work. Therefore, a consent...

Road closure status

Main through roads within the Kāpiti Coast area |  Kāpiti Coast District roads  | National roads  | Other information Main through roads in the Kāpiti Coast area SH1 Centennial Highway (Coast Road) Open Akatarawa Road Open Paekākāriki Hill Road Open...

Road safety

We work closely with the community to reduce the number of road accidents in the district. We want to see fewer people killed or injured on our roads and reduce the social cost of damage to people, vehicles and property. We run a number of road safety...

Roads

The Council maintains all roads within the Kāpiti Coast District, except for State Highway One. Other activities include the coordination of road safety, cycleways and community transport initiatives such as school travel planning.

Rubbish and recycling

Rubbish is part of our daily lives and it's up to everyone to dispose of it responsibly, so that waste going to landfill is minimised as much as possible.  Since 2013, our kerbside collection services for rubbish and recycling have been provided to...