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3 Year Plan 2018-2021

The Maori proverb "Manaaki whenua, Manaaki tangata, Haere whakamua (Care for the land, care for the people, go forward)” provided the guiding theme for the 3 Year Plan.

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Annual Plan 2019-2020

As Council continues to rebuild, repair and plan for the future of Kaikoura, the Ngai Tahu whakatauki that is the theme of this year’s plan reminds us that the decisions we make today, we make not only for ourselves but for our future generations.

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District Plan Review

The Kaikōura District Plan sets standards for development within our District. These standards aim to ensure natural resources and hazards are managed safely and sustainably.

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Our Community

This page contains information about all the ways we're working to support and develop our community. Explore the links below and if there's something you can't find, you can contact our Community Services team.

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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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Roads, footpaths and bridges

As work continues to improve the quality and efficiency of Council services, significant improvements are being made to how Council manages Kaikoura's roads, footpaths and bridges network.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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