The Council is required by law to consult with residents and ratepayers about certain aspects of its business. It encourages debate and viewpoints on all consultation documents as this helps the Council to make the best decisions possible based on the facts and research available at the time.


Rating Policy for Maori Freehold Land

The Invercargill City Council has developed its Rating Policy for Maori Freehold Land. Submissions are invited on the policy; these close on Friday, 16 January 2015. Related documents


Earlier consultations

Subdivision: 41 Retreat Road

Resource consent is sought for subdivisions of 10,360 sq metres, 4372 sq metres and 4344 sq metres in the Rural Sub-Area (41 Retreat Road). The proposal includes construction of a sewer main along Retreat Road which will either be vested in the Council or retained in private ownership by the applicant.

Submissions closed on December 12, 2014; note that a copy of a submission must also be served on the applicant.

The documents:

Regional Public Transport Plan

Submission are invited on the Regional Public Transport Plan which establishes how Council intends to achieve an affordable, integrated, safe and sustainable land transport system. Related documents are listed below; submissions closed on December 5.

Uncalled capital: consultation reopened

Invercargill City Councillors have approved reopening the consultation process and the issuing of a Clarification Document. This Clarification Document outlines changes to the original proposal document; the practicable options under consideration; the implications of each option; and clarification of issues that had caused some public confusion.

Public submissions on the uncalled capital proposal closed on Friday, November 14, 2014.