Welcome to the Kaipara District Council
Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015 - The submission period is now closedThe consultation period closed at 5.00pm on Tuesday 08 April 2014.
Council received a high number of submission on the last day.
These submissions will be processed over the next few days and will be available on our website upon completion.
A Summary has also been prepared and can be found as a pull-out in the 04 March 2014 edition of the Kaipara Lifestyler.
To view the Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015 - please click here
To view the Summary document - please click here
To view the affect the proposed changes would have on your rates- please click hereTo view the Draft Reserve Contribution Policy please click here.
To view the submissions that have been made and uploaded, please click here
Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015 - Submission Hearings
The submission hearings will be held as follows:
(venues for the hearings will be advised when confirmed)
Further Water Restrictions NoticePursuant to Council's General Bylaw 1609 and Council's resolution of 10 February 2014 there is now a hose and sprinkler ban effective from Tuesday 11 February 2014 for all those connected to Dargaville and Baylys public water supplies.
Anyone found breaching the restrictions could be liable for a fine of $500.00.
Kaipara District Council
Restricted Fire Season Kaipara District Council Public Notice
Pursuant to Section 22(2) of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 the Kaipara District Council hereby declares a Restricted Fire Season to be in force from midnight Wednesday 29 January 2014, until further notice.
The restriction will remain in force until weather conditions and fire danger indicators warrant it’s uplifting, and applies to all land in the Kaipara District.
The lighting of fires in the open air is restricted and permits are required.
Permits will only be issued where suitable fire protection measures can be provided. Consideration should be given as to whether the fire can be delayed until the fire danger reduces. Permits will not be issued where the fire can be reasonably delayed or the task can be achieved without the use of fire.
All fires in the open air require permits with the exception of the following:
Commercially constructed barbecues, incinerators (complying with NZS 5262, 5435 and 5442), cooking fires such as umu, hangi and spit fires, subject to the following conditions:
All persons responsible for fires may be held liable for all costs associated with control of that fire. Holding a permit for a fire does not remove this liability.
To obtain a permit apply on line at havingafire.org.nz or telephone Forest Protection Services (09) 430 7707
Mangawhai Ratepayers and Residents (MRRA) Judicial ProceedingsFor more information, please click here
Draft Proposal for Reorganisation of Local Government in Northland
Following the hearings the Local Government Commission will consider the submissions and will decide whether to release a final proposal. The exact timeframe for the release of any final proposal is yet to be set out by the Local Government Commission.
Click on the following link for more information.http://www.lgc.govt.nz/lgcwebsite.nsf/wpg_URL/Reorganisation-Local-Councils-Reorganisation-Applications-Draft-Proposal-for-Reorganisation-of-Local-Government-in-Northland!OpenDocument#7