The Council consults with residents and ratepayers, ensuring they can participate in the decision-making process. 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.


Current consultations

Practice note engagement

Council is asking for feedback on its proposed Practice Note for the 2016 Code of Practice for land Development and Subdivision Infrastructure Bylaw.

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📅 Submissions close on Friday 10 December at 5pm.


Recent consultations

Thank you to all those who submitted on recent consultations.  Below are details of where you can find the results of those consultations.


Transfer of reserve land

The Invercargill City Council has received an application to complete a land transfer of 406m2 of reserve land in the form of a boundary adjustment in conjunction with section 15AA(2) of the Reserves Act 1977. Submissions closed on Monday 1 November at 5pm.

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Procurement policy engagement

This proposed policy covers activities associated with the purchase of goods and services by or on behalf of Council. The proposed policy includes social  procurement principles for Council to support community outcomes. Consultation closed on Friday 22 October at 5pm.

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Representation Review

Consultation on the ICC Representation Review has now closed.

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Te Puawai Plan Change

Consultation on the Te Puawai Plan Change has now closed. For more information click here.


Long-term plan 2021 – 2031

Consultation on the Long-term Plan has now closed.  For more information click here.


Parking Bylaw and Roading and Traffic Bylaw

Consultation has closed on these two bylaws which will come into force on 1 July.


Extra Money for City Block?


Rates postponement and remission policy

Council has adopted a new combined Rates postponement and remission policy which includes a rates postponement scheme for people experiencing financial hardship as a result of epidemic, pandemic or natural disaster.

You can find the new policy here:
2020 06 09 – Rates Postponement and Remission Policy


Fees and Charges 2020 – 2021

Council has adopted the Fees and Charges Schedule for 2020 – 2021

You can find the new schedule here: Fees and Charges 2020 – 2021

You can also find the 2020 – 2021 Annual Plan here: Annual Plan 2020 – 2021


🗄️ Consultation Archive