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How rates are calculated

Rates are based on:

  • Land value – the rateable land value determined on the common date of August 2017.
  • Capital value – the rateable capital value determined on the common date of August 2017.

Rating Categories

The Kāpiti Coast District Council has two principle rating types:

  • Districtwide
  • Targeted Rates

Activities or Groups of Activities that are funded by Council Rates

Districtwide General Rate

The Districtwide General Expenses including democratic services, general insurance, economic development, emergency management, public toilets and cemeteries, social well being, environmental sustainability, districtwide coastal protection of the Council's infrastructure and Districtwide strategic flood protection and public contribution towards the following regulatory services which are not met by user charges: Resource consents, building consents, development management, environmental health, liquor licensing, hazardous substances environmental monitoring and animal control.

Targeted Rates

  • Districtwide Roading Rate

These rates fund all roading expenditure except for historic debt servicing costs and is apportioned between the capital value based roading rate and the land value based roading rate.

  • Community Facilities Rate

This rate funds the Libraries, Parks and Reserves, Swimming Pools, Halls and Community Centres in the District.

  • Wastewater Disposal Rate

This rate funds the maintenance, depreciation and debt servicing costs of                                    wastewater treatment plants and reticulation systems in Paraparaumu/Raumati, Waikanae and Ōtaki.

  • Hautere / Te Horo Water Supply Rate

This rate funds the maintenance and depreciation costs of headworks and reticulation system of the Hautere Te Horo water supply, and is funded by those rating units connected to the Hautere Te Horo Water Supply.

  • Stormwater Rate

This rate funds the operating and loan servicing costs of stormwater in the district's stormwater drainage areas.

  • Districtwide Water Supply Fixed Rate and Districtwide water supply volumetric rate

These rates fund the water supply system, excluding the Hautere/Te Horo Water scheme.

  • Paraparaumu/Raumati Coummunity rate

This rate funds historic debt servicing costs or roading and stormwater activities, coastal protection, Matai Road industrial area improvements and Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board expenses, including local grants.

  • Waikanae Community rate

This rate funds historic debt servicing costs of roading and stormwater activities and Waikanae Community Board expenses, including local grants. 

  • Commercial rate

This rate funds a portion of the cost of providing economic development in the Kapiti District.  The remainder is funded by the Districtwide General rate.

 

  •  Paekākāriki Community rate

This rate funds historic debt servicing costs for roading, stormwater and coastal protection.  Loan servicing costs on a loan to the Paekakariki Community Trust to assist with the refurbishment of St Peters Hall.  Community Board expenses, including local grants.

  • Ōtaki Community Community rate

This rate is to fund community initiatives of significance to the Ōtaki community such as the Grants to the Ōtaki Heritage Bank Preservation Trust to assist with funding of the museum activities. Otaki Community Board expenses, including local grants.

  • Water Conservation Device Loan Rate

This rate is to fund the interest free loan to individual properties for approved water

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