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2020/2021 Draft Annual Plan

We recognised that the rates increase signaled in the 2018/2021 Three Year Plan (10%) would not be acceptable in the post COVID-19 environment and to this end Council directed the CEO to revise the Draft Annual Plan budget to mitigate the effects on ratepayers due to the impact of COVID-19...

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District Plan Review

The District Plan is Council’s planning rulebook for building and development in the District. Through the District Plan we can:

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Rates

Rates pay for the maintenance and development of the District’s infrastructure and community facilities, the cost of providing services like the library and Civil Defence and the general running of Council. Council sets its rates annually around the end of June through the Annual Plan or Long Term Plan.

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Alcohol Licensing

Under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, local government authorities have a range of powers and responsibilities including the ability to create a Local Alcohol Policy (LAP). The LAP encourages the responsible sale, supply and consumption of alcohol and focuses on reducing alcohol related harm.

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Alterations, change of use and extensions

This page contains information on making alterations to existing buildings (Section 112), changing the use of a building (Section 115) and extensions to a buildings specified intended life (Section 116). There is also information on subdivision (Section 116A).

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Amending and lapsed consents

This page contains information on amending your consent (minor variations, major amendments and product substitution) and what happens when your building consent lapses.

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Application Forms and Building Consent Fees

If the application form you are looking for is not on this page, please contact us. A LIM application form can be found on this page under Other Forms.

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Applying for your building consent

A building consent is the legal document that means you are able to carry out work on your building.

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Become a Library member:

Please fill out the form below.

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Building for public use

This page contains information on things you need to think about when building for public use. If you own, occupy or control premises intended for public use affected by building work, you should know about safety measures for public access until the build is signed off as complete.

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Building Information and Consents

If you are planning to build or renovate your home or business premises, almost everything you build needs to meet a number of standards and regulations.

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Cemetery

Located on Scarborough Street, Kaikōura's Cemetery is in a peaceful setting, overlooking the township.

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Certifying building work

This page contains information on how building work is certified, including information on code compliance certificates (CCC). You are required to apply for a code compliance certificate once your building work is complete

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