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.


Everything you need to know regarding berms in Kāpiti.

Corridor Access Requests (CARs)

Before undertaking work in the legal road you must make a Corridor Access Request (CAR) - (formerly a Road Opening Notice - RON) and receive a Works Access Permit (WAP) from the Council.

Our trails

Our District has a great network of cycling, walking and bridleway trails that are safe and accessible for people of all ages and levels of fitness. The options are endless and it's a great way to get out and enjoy the scenery of the Coast with family...

Fees and Charges

CORRIDOR ACCESS REQUESTS: Before undertaking work in the legal road you must make a Corridor Access Request (CAR) - (formerly a Road Opening Notice - RON) and receive a Works Access Permit (WAP) from the Council.


Footpaths provide safe passage for pedestrians and other users.

Other roading information

Helpful information on bridge limits, contractor complaints, emergencies, events management (temporary), PP2O Expressway and Transmission Gully, fencing, graffiti, letter boxes (moving of), State Highway 1 issues, and wandering stock. Bridge limits Our...


Kāpiti is growing at a rapid rate and this is causing increased pressure on parking in most areas. Parking restrictions are put in place to give everyone a fair go at using car parks so they can shop and/or use facilities in the district. The r...

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...

Road stopping

Road stopping is the process of changing the designation of the land from unformed legal road to "fee simple" land so that it can be sold.

Road works

We regularly carry out maintenance works to keep our roads around the district in tip-top shape. Well-maintained roads are an important part of keeping people safe. While we aim to do this work with as little disruption as possible, we know roadworks c...

Roading maintenance information

Information on tar sealing, chip sealing, obstructions, road markings, sumps, sweeping and unsealed road grading


Outdoor seating on the Kāpiti Coast.


Information on who provides signage for Kāpiti Coast.


Information on traffic calming, traffic counts (volume and speed), speeding, speed limits, and visibility.


Trees, overgrown vegetation, and leaf fall.

Weed spraying

Kāpiti Coast District Council undertakes district wide weed spraying three times a year on the road reserve outside residential and rural properties, with a pest plant spraying round once per year.

Working in the road

All contractors and service providers* must comply with the National Code of Practice for Utility Operators Access to Transport Corridors when planning any work that requires excavation or trenching anywhere on a legal road (i.e. boundary fence to...

Traffic Management Plans (TMPs)

There are  events or activities in the road that don't require a Corridor Access Request (CAR) and a Work Access Permit (WAP) but still require a Traffic Management Plan (TMP), this includes: street parades cycle races running or walking events, and an...

Vehicle Crossings/Driveways

It is the responsibility of every owner to provide vehicle access from the road carriageway to the property boundary for the purposes of off street parking or unloading. Generally only one vehicle access per property is permitted. A refundable deposit ...


This link outlines the contracts we currently have for our access and roading projects. If you’re interested in seeing this information, click the link below: Kapiti Coast District Council Access and Transport Contracts to Let