Consultation Archive

Long-term plan 2021 – Roadmap to Renewal

Our consultation for the Long-term plan 2021/2031 is now closed. This was formally adopted by Council on Wednesday 30 June 2021. To find out more about our strategy, key decisions and financial plans, please see: Long-term plan 2021/2031.

If you would like to find more about the consultation that we held, please see Roadmap to Renewal.

Environmental Reserves Omnibus Management Plan 2011–2021

Invercargill City Council is reviewing, and proposing amendments to its Environmental Reserves Omnibus Management Plan 2011- 2021.

The Environmental Reserves Management Plan shows how Council cares for and maintains the reserves in our city and wider district to ensure they can be used and enjoyed by visitors and community members alike while protecting and preserving the natural environment.

The plan sets out rules and regulations for how the reserves can be used or changed, and is reviewed regularly.

Please note: Submissions must be received by Council no later than 4pm on Friday, 30 April 2021.

Related Documents:

Hawthorndale Care Village

The Invercargill City Council has received an application for resource consent from:  The Hawthorndale Care Village Charitable Trust

The application is for the following activity:  Land use consent to construct and operate an aged care facility (the Hawthorndale Care Village) in the Residential 1 Zone, including an 86 bed residential care facility, 22 residential apartments and 19 independent living units.

The location of the proposed activity is: 40 Fairview Avenue and 32 Stuart Street, Invercargill.

Submissions closed Friday 11 September 2020

Hearing is scheduled for 17 – 18 November 2020


Commissioner’s Decision – The Hawthorndale Care Village Charitable Trust


Public notice of an application for resource consent
Hawthorndale Care Village Architectural RC issue incl amended site plan 
Further information request and applicant response
Appendix B – SL157212
Appendix B – Record of title 39554
Appendix C – Hawthorndale Care Village TIA Report – 3
Appendix D – 6-VQ423.23-CLM-RPT-001 (Hawthornedale DSI)
Appendix D – Tonkin & Taylor (2016) Ground Contamination Investigation Report
Appendix E – 3131 300423 Hawthorndale Care Village Landscape Master Plan RC issue
Appendix F – ICC Engineering Services Feedback on HCV
Appendix G – 29 April 2020 – Consultation Letter for HCV
Final Hawthorndale Care Village RCA April 2020

Further information received to support application

Letter from WSP in response to request for further information – dated 2020 07 01

Updated site plan and elevations – dated 2020 10 05

3D Image of entrance signage

Letter from WSP addressing acoustics and further clarifications – dated 23 October 2020

Altissimo Consulting – Acoustic report – dated 23 October 2020

S42A Recommendation Report

The Council’s s42A report under the Resource Management Act regarding the Hawthorndale Care Village application is below:

s42A Report

Appendix 1 – District Plan compliance table

Appendix 2 – Directly notified parties

Applicant’s Evidence for Hearing

Final HCV Brief of Evidence of Luke McSoriley

HCV Nick Hamlin evidence

HCV Sarah Hannan Evidence

HCV Sreenath Hearing Evidence

Michael Smith HCV evidence

THCVCT Resource Consent Evidence

Submitter’s Evidence for Hearing

Waka Kotahi – S Fletcher – Evidence

KA and CA Nicoll – Evidence

New rates postponement scheme proposal

Submissions closed Friday 29 May 2020

Council is proposing a new scheme to support people experiencing financial hardship as a result of epidemics, pandemics and natural disasters. It is proposed that this new scheme will be included within a new combined Rates postponement and remissions policy which will replace the existing separate policies.

This is your opportunity to make comments and let us know what you think.

2020 Postponement of Rates Overview

Proposed rates postponement and rates remission policy (A2987167)

Submit your views here:

Alternatively post your submission to:

Submission – Rates postponement

Invercargill City Council

101 Esk St

Private Bag 90104

Invercargill 9840

Download Postal form

2020/2021 Fees and Charges

Submissions closed Friday 29 May 2020

The Council is carrying out consultation on its Fees and Charges for 2020/2021 and invites submissions.

This is your opportunity to make comments and let us know what you think.

2020-21 Fees and Charges Overview

Fees and Charges schedule

Let us know your views here:

Alternatively post your submission to:

Submission – Fees and Charges

Invercargill City Council

101 Esk St

Private Bag 90104

Invercargill 9840

Download Postal form

Parking Control Bylaw 2020

The Invercargill City Council is reviewing, and proposing amendments to, its Parking Control Bylaw.

The Parking Control Bylaw enables Council to control parking activities and ensure parking is enforced to protect and enhance the safety and enjoyment of the public, while providing a clear understanding of the use of roads and public walkways as well as parking restrictions.

A significant part of the Bylaw review process is a proposal to introduce a new parking zone, which will replace all old parking meters with parking kiosks as part of the introduction of a pay by plate system.

Related Documents:

Roading and Traffic Bylaw 2020

The Invercargill City Council is reviewing, and proposing amendments to, its Roading and Traffic Bylaw.

The primary purpose of the bylaw is to promote public safety and effectively regulate pedestrian, animal and traffic movement in the road corridors of the Invercargill City Council area as well as enhance the safety and enjoyment of the public, ensuring the functionality of the roads while providing a clear understanding of the use of roads.

Council is not proposing any significant changes to the bylaw. There has been some new sections added to it relating to cycle paths, cruising, and shared zones to better align our Bylaw with others throughout New Zealand and to provide clarity to the public.

There have also been some updates made to definitions and minor changes to some rules.

This is an opportunity for people to start giving feedback on speed limits, should they wish to.

Related Documents:

Amendments to the Elizabeth Park Management Plan

Submissions closed 28 February 2020

The Invercargill City Council (Council) has been asked to amend its Elizabeth Park Management Plan to allow Southland BMX to relocate to another area of Elizabeth Park and develop a new track, while removing the old track to ground level.

In addition to the BMX proposal Parks and Recreation has also made proposed changes to the Management Plan which are shown in red.

To have your say on this proposal you need to provide feedback to the Council by 4pm, Friday 28 February, 2020.

You can provide your feedback through completing a submission form or writing to:

Parks and Recreation Manager
Invercargill City Council

Private Bag 90104

Or by emailing:

2020 Elizabeth Park Proposal
2020 Elizabeth Park Draft Management Plan
Southland BMX Club (Elizabeth Park) Development Proposal
Southland BMX Club (Elizabeth Park) Concept Plans
Elizabeth Park Management Plan Submission Form

Environment Southland Protecting Toheroa

Environment Southland is seeking feedback on some important options to protect the toheroa (a native shellfish) on Oreti Beach.

The four options provide a different level of vehicle restriction on the beach, and each would provide a ‘safe zone’ for people and young toheroa, free from vehicles. To find out more and to submit your feedback on which option you more prefer go to

Parks and Recreation Issues and Opportunities

Submissions closed 3 February 2020

The Parks and Recreation Issues and Opportunities paper was developed following targeted consultation with key stakeholders.

Those stakeholders are now invited to provide further feedback.

The Issues and Opportunities paper will help to inform the overall development of the Parks and Recreation Strategy.

Wider public consultation will be opened at that time.

Please provide your feedback on the Issues and Opportunities paper by Monday, 3 February, 2020.


Phone: (03) 2199070

JJ Limited Resource Consent Application for land use

Publicly Notified Resource Consent Application: At 27 Lorne Dacre Road and 2137 Winton Lorneville Highway, INVERCARGILL

J J Limited has applied to the Invercargill City Council for resource consent to establish and operate a farm vehicle sales and service business within Rural Zone at 27 Lorne Dacre Road, and 2137 Winton Lorneville Highway, INVERCARGILL.

Submissions closed 20 September 2019

Decision of the Commissioner on the JJ Ltd Application

JJ Limited Land Use Consent Application

JJ Limited Application – AEE

JJ Limited Plans

Council’s s42A Report

Local Alcohol Policy

The Invercargill City Council together with the Southland District Council reviewed the Combined Local Alcohol Policy.

This Policy provides guidance for operators of venues that sell Alcohol in accordance with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

Submissions closed August 2019

Gambling Policies

The Invercargill City Council reviewed two Gambling Policies, the Class 4 Gambling Venues Policy and the Board (TAB) Venues Gambling Policy.

These Policies provide guidelines and regulations for private providers of gaming machines, and ensures a safe environment for public participation, in relation to the Gambling Act 2003.

Consultation closed 26 July 2019

Draft Class 4 Gambling Venues Policy

Draft Board Venues Policy

City Block Consultation

The Council is consulted on its proposal to invest up to $30 million in the City Block Development.

Consultation closed Friday 28 June 2019

Find out more about the decision here

2019/20 Fees and Charges

The Council is carrying out consultation on its Fees and Charges for 2019/20 and invites submissions.

This is your opportunity to make comments and let us know what you think by lodging a submission.

Submissions on the 2019/20 Schedule of Fees and Charges closed on Friday 24 May 2019.

Fees and Charges Document

Fees and Charges Submission Form

Demolition of former Club Hotel, Bluff

Consultation closed

Commissioner’s Decision
Decision of Commissioner

Read Council’s Section 42A Report

The Council’s Section 42 A Report under the Resource Management Act regarding the Bluff Oyster and Food Festival Charitable Trust application to demolish the former Club Hotel is available below:

Section 42A Report – Club Hotel

The Bluff Oyster and Food Festival Charitable Trust has applied to the Council for resource consent to demolish the former Club Hotel at 110-116 Gore Street, Bluff.

Application Form
Assessement of Environmental Effects
ICC Hazard Map
ICC Hazard Map Legend
Letter from the New Zealand Transport Agency
Heritage Impact Assessment Club Hotel ( New Zealand Heritage Properties)
Letter of Commentary – Inspection Review (GM Designs Ltd, Invercargill)
Engineering Report for 100-116 Gore Street, Bluff (Coles Consulting Ltd, Invercargill)
Updated illustrated plans of Gore Street frontage (McCulloch Architects)
Minutes of Bluff Community Board meeting – 20 November 2017

Bluff Oyster and Food Festival Trustees Comments


Smokefree Areas Policy
Council  has reviewed its Smokefree Areas Policy and proposes to continue the Policy without any changes. Submissions closed on 7 December 2018. Related documents:

Smokefree Areas Policy – consultation document
Current policy

Omaui Reserve easement

The Invercargill City Council intends to grant an easement over Omaui Reserve to formalise the current access way in use by the property at 182 Mokomoko Road, Omaui. Submissions closed on 30 November 2018.

Local Government Funding Agency
Submissions on an Invercargill City Council proposal to join the Local Government Funding Agency Ltd (LGFA) scheme as a Guaranteeing Local Authority closed on 23 November 2018.

Proposal to join the Local Government Funding Agency scheme


HWCP inner city block development
Submissions  on a resource consent application from HWCP Management Limited to develop a block within the inner city closed on Friday, 16 November 2018.  The first element of the application is the demolition of a number of buildings including two Category II buildings; the second element is the redevelopment of the site which will include food and dining outlets, retail outlets and a large anchor retailer, boutique shops, office space, apartments, a medical centre, civic facilities, a piazza and a multi-level car park.

Visit this page for full details


Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policies
Submissions on Council policies relating to Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings closed on Friday, 16 November 2018. The policies have been in place for a number of years however and are subject to periodic review to ensure that they are up to date and consistent with Council’s current practices and intention for the management of these buildings.

Dangerous Buildings Policy – DRAFT
Insanitary Buildings Policy – DRAFT


Expressions of interest sought to operate Anderson House
People, business owners, or other groups were invited to put forward their interest in operating Anderson House. On behalf of the Invercargill City Council, Venture Southlandsought expressions of interest in operating one or more services from the iconic homestead. The closing date for expressions of interest was 26 October 2018.


Survey on CBD events
Feedback from city centre retailers, businesses and members of the public was sought on activities and events in the city centre over the past two years. The survey asked people what events they liked and whether they valued having a City Centre Co-ordinator to do this work. Because the position was funded by a targeted rate paid by city centre businesses, the Council was keen for them to complete the survey – but members of the public were welcome too. The survey closed on Friday, 19 October.


Keeping of Animals Bylaw
The Invercargill City Council is reviewing its Bylaw that regulates the keeping of animals, excluding dogs, within the District. The Council proposed an amendment to the definition of Urban Area within the Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw to align with the Residential zones of the Invercargill City Council District Plan. The Council further proposes two new clauses are added to the Bylaw to prevent the keeping of pigs within the Urban Area, and to create a maximum limit of 12 head of poultry within the Urban Area. Related documents: Animals Bylaw – Consultation Overview,
Animals Bylaw -amended for consultation. Animals Bylaw – Urban Area Map. Consultation closed on Friday, 5 October 2018.


ILT hotel
The Council has received a resource consent application from the Invercargill Licensing Trust to erect a new hotel on the corner of Don and Dee Streets.  Submissions were invited; the closing date was Thursday, 13 September 2018. This page has details about the application.


Proposal to allow camping on Stead Street Reserve
An application has been received from the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association to lease an area of approximately 5,600m2 of land at Stead Street adjacent to the wharf for the association’s members to use. Part of this land is reclaimed infrastructure land and the other part is Reserve land. The Council sought feedback from the community on this proposal in accordance with section 41 of the Reserves Act 1977.

Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Community conversations about a project to redevelop the Southland Museum were held in Invercargill, Gore and other Southland centres in July 2018. An online survey was also held during the month.

Reservation status 83 Lardner Road, Invercargill
Consultation on a proposal to revoke the reservation status of land described as 13.9060ha being Lot 1 DP 2991, Part Mason Road Reserve (83 Lardner Road, Invercargill) closed at noon on 20 July 2018.

Dog Control Bylaw and Policy
Submissions on the draft Dog Control Bylaw and Policy closed on 26 May 2018 and the Regulatory Services Committee considered written and oral submissions at a meeting on 29 May.

Methamphetamine Property Policy
The risk of illness occurring as a result of residing in a property contaminated with methamphetamine residue has been considered by Council.  Council has prepared a draft Methamphetamine Property Policy addresses steps which will be taken if Council is informed that a property is contaminated with methamphetamine.  Methamphetamine Property Policy Consultation closed at 5pm on  27 April 2018.

Health and Hygiene Bylaw
The risk of infection and transmission of disease occurring as a result of skin piercing has been considered by Council. The draft Health and Hygiene Bylaw addresses steps which council can put in place which may assist in mitigating this risk.  Health and Hygiene Bylaw Consultation closed at 5pm on 27 April 2018.

Long-Term Plan Consultation 2018-2028
Submissions on the Long-Term Plan 2018-2028 closed at 5pm on 20 April 2018. The LTP sets out Council’s vision and examines the projects and services the Council will deliver for the next 10 years, with the Consultation Document covering the key issues. Submissions on the LTP opened on  12 March  2018 u and Consultation Documents were delivered to households in Invercargill and Bluff between 20 March and 27 March.

Consultation Document

Supporting documents:

Anderson House Report
Arts and Creativity Invercargill Report
Combined Council Activity Statements
Community Outcomes
Development of Māori Contribution to Decision Making
Financial Statements
Financial Strategy
Infrastructure Strategy
Living Dinosaurs Report
Rating Policy
Revenue and Financing Policy
Schedule of Fees and Charges
Significance and Engagement Policy Summary
Significant Assumptions
Southland Regional Public Transport Plan 2017
Statement of Accounting Policies
Unbalanced Budget Report
Variation from Waste Plans and AWSS

Activity Management Plans:

Building Assets Activity Management Plan 2017
Combined Council Activity Statements
Community Development Activity Management Plan 2017
Democratic Process Activity Plan 2017
Housing Care Activity Management Plan 2017
Investment Property Activity Management Plan 2017
Library and Archives Activity Plan 2017
Parks Asset Management Plan 2017
Pools Activity Management Plan 2017
Regulatory Services Activity Management Plan 2017
Roading Activity Management Plan 2017
Solid Waste Activity Management Plan 2017
Stormwater Activity Management Plan 2017
Water Activity Management Plan 2017


City Centre Heritage Survey
The Council’s online survey seeking views on the heritage buildings in Invercargill’s city centre closed on Monday, 26 March 2018.


Regional Public Transport Plan
Submissions on the proposed Regional Public Transport Plan opened on Monday, 13 November 2017  and closed on 15 December 2017. The Council sought the views of the public on bus route changes, new fare structure, changes to Total Mobility and any areas where people believed the coverage of bus travel should be improved and why.


Earthquake-prone building legislation
The Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 requires prioritisation, identification and remediation of earthquake-prone buildings that either pose a high risk to life and safety or are critical to recovery in an emergency.  These buildings must be identified with community input. Feedback was also sought by the Invercargill City Council on proposals for roads, footpaths and other thoroughfares that should be prioritised. The consultation closed on Friday, 16 December 2017.


Regional Public Transport Plan
Submissions on the proposed Regional Public Transport Plan opened on Monday, 13 November 2017  and close on 15 December. The Council sought the views of the public on bus route changes, new fare structure, changes to Total Mobility and any areas where people believed the coverage of bus travel should be improved and why.


Tattoo and skin piercing Bylaw
The Council is looking at introducing a Bylaw that would regulate these industries: Tattooing, including semi-permanent; Piercing of the skin; Beauty therapy – including tanning, waxing and makeup application, and Nail Technicians. The bylaw is being drafted out of concern for public health and safety. The regulation of these industries would seek to minimise public risk of exposure to communicable diseases such as Hepatitis B and C, HIV/AIDs and bacterial skin infections. Two workshops were held in the Council Chamber on Monday, 27 November 2017.


Dog Rehoming and Euthanasia Review: Independent Panel
The Invercargill City Council is looking for six local people to engage with the public and sit on an Advisory Panel for the Council’s Dog Rehoming and Euthanasia Review. Written expressions of interest referring to the skills listed above must be received by 5pm on Friday, 3 November 2017.


2017 Bylaw Review
Submissions sought on the following four Bylaws during the 2017 Bylaw Review closed on 27 October 2017: Bylaw 2008/6 – Water Supply, Bylaw 2008/3 – Cemeteries and Crematorium, Bylaw 2012/1 – Urupa (Maori Burial Site) Te Hau Mutunga and Bylaw 2008/1 – Environmental Health


Mayoral Forum: Southland Regional Development Proposal
The Southland Mayoral Forum consulted Southlanders on a proposal for the creation of a council-controlled organisation (CCO) to champion and lead regional development in the region. Public submissions closed on 2 October 2017.


Trade Waste Bylaw Review 2017
The Trade Waste Bylaw manages the reticulated sewerage system in the District and has proved to be an effective and efficient method of controlling discharges of trade waste. Submissions on the reviewed closed on 22 September 2017.


Smokefree Areas Policy
The Council has developed a new policy that would allow certain areas around the Invercargill City District to be a “smokefree” area. Submissions closed at 5pm on Friday, 15 September 2017.


Significant Events Bylaw
The Council is reviewing Bylaw 2011/1 – Significant Events, as required under Section 158(2) of the Local Government Act 2002.  Submissions close at 5pm on Friday, 15 September 2017.


Fire Prevention (Vegetation) Bylaw Review 2017
The Council proposes to extend this current bylaw with no changes required, and then review this again once the Fire Service has been restructured to either amend or revoke the bylaw. Submissions closed on 28 July 2017.


Bus Services survey for householders
The Invercargill City Council consulted on the city’s bus services via a household survey (one survey to be completed by each participating household). The survey closed on Monday, 15 May 2017.


Fee changes for Commercial Buildings
The Council consulted on a proposed change to the fees charged for the second or subsequent Certificates of Public Use (CPU) for Commercial Buildings issued under the Building Act 2004, which would see it rise from $350 to $5000.


Surrey Park classification
Invercargill City Council, as the administering body of Surrey Park, proposed that the acquired areas taken under section 40 of the Public Works Act, more particularly identified as 0.6890ha, being section 3 SO 480427 and Lot 2 DP 5294 (ex-Surrey Park School site), be designated as Recreation Reserve.


2017-2018 Annual Plan
Invercargill City Council’s Annual Plan for 2017/18 represents the third year of the Long-Term Plan 2015-2025 (LTP). People were invited to submit on any of the content that was included in the LTP, as well as the content included in the consultation document. Consultation closed on 22 March 2017.


Teviot Street Reserve freehold proposal
The Council proposes that the Teviot Steet Reserve status be revoked to freehold the land for sale. Submissions on the proposal closed on Friday, 3 March 2017.


Easter trading hours
The Government has provided the Council with the powers to allow shops to open on Easter Sunday. The Council sought feedback to see if that was something that retailers, restaurateurs and the general public would be interested in seeing change. The related online feedback closed on 30 September 2016. Council determined not to develop a policy.


Emergency Management
Increasing Southlanders’ awareness of natural hazards in their area is one of the goals set out in Emergency Management Southland’s draft Group Plan. Submissions on the Plan closed on 16 September 2016.


Fortuna Group
The Group wants to construct and operate a dairy hub within the Rural Sub-Area. The hub will include a contracting yard and depot, a light engineering and maintenance workshop, staff accommodation, and an administration office for a maximum of 15 staff. Submissions closed 16 September 2016.


Glengarry Crescent: proposed exchange of reserve land
The Invercargill City Council Parks Department currently occupies an area of Council land for a playground at Glengarry Crescent and intends to take over this land and classify it as a reserve by exchanging the land for the existing reserve land on the outside of the crescent. Submissions closed on 24 August 2016.


Proposal to freehold land at Chesney Street Reserve
Notice is given pursuant to Section 24(1)(b) of the Reserves Act 1977 that the Invercargill City Council as administering body of Chesney Street Reserve proposes that the reserve as more particularly identified as 1166m², being Lot 19 DP 11128, be revoked. The reason for the proposed revocation is to freehold the land for the purposes of sale. You are invited under Section 24(1)(b) of the Reserves Act 1977 to lodge written submissions on the proposal. Please forward your submission on either of the above proposals to the Parks Manager, Invercargill City Council, Private Bag 90104, Invercargill 9840. Submissions closed on Wednesday, 24 August 2016.


Library Layout Proposal 2016
The Invercargill City Library started a consultation process two years ago and has come up with a proposal it would like to get underway in January 2017. The proposed changes:

Submissions closed on Friday, 22 July 2016


Surrey Park
The Council is reviewing the 2004 Concept Plan for Surrey Park before making decisions on further developments. Written submissions closed at 4pm on Friday 8 July 2016.


Annual Plan 2016-2017
Submissions on Invercargill City Council’s Annual Plan 2016-2017 closed at 5pm on Friday, 8 April 2016.


Cook Islands Christian Church
The Cook Islands Christian Church Invercargill (Southland Branch) Society has applied to operate a Church Community Centre at 250 McQuarrie Street, Invercargill (formerly Elston Lea School). Submissions closed on 3 March 2016.


Proposed Parking, and Roading and Traffic, Bylaws
In a review of the current bylaw used to enforce parking and road use, a number of items were identified as needing to be changed to make the bylaw more effective and less confusing. The Council will repeal that bylaw and introduce two new bylaws: one for Parking and the other for Roading and Traffic. Submissions on the proposed bylaws closed on 29 January 2016.

NOTE: Fixed signwriting on a motor vehicle is exempt from the proposed Roading and Traffic Bylaw when the vehicle only includes the name and location of the business and the range of services provided. Click for details.


Variations to the Proposed District Plan
For information about the District Plan review process visit this page.


Myross Bush Reserve: Proposed Exchange of Reserve land
The Council wishes to exchange land located at 238 Mill Road North, Invercargill including the hall and sports grounds for adjoining land located at 275 Drysdale Road. Following this exchange of land Council subsequently wishes to dispose of land located at 275 Drysdale Road as advertised through the Long Term Plan as part of the ICC Parks Strategy 2013. Submissions closed at 4pm on Friday, 16 October 2015.


Representation Review 2015: Initial Proposal
Submissions closed at 5pm on Tuesday, September 8.


Subdivision – 469 North Road
Written submissions closed on Wednesday, 29 July 2015.


Gambling venues
The Invercargill City Council Council has reviewed its Class 4 Gambling Venues Policy and created a separate TAB Gambling Venues Policy. Submissions on the proposed changes closed on 20 July 2015.


Representation Review 2015
Submissions on the 2015 review closed on 17 July 2015.


Long-Term Plan 2015-2025
Council produced a Consultation Document covering the key issues in the Long-Term Plan. Submissions opened on Saturday 25 April and closed at 5pm on Monday, 25 May 2015.


Kakapo and Tuatara proposal
An application has been received to construct enclosures for the housing and display of Kakapo and Tuatara on the north side of The Southland Museum and Art gallery. Submissions closed at 4pm on Friday, 8 May 2015.  Related document:  SMAG Tuatarium and Kakapo Proposal (6MB pdf)


Dog Control Bylaw and Dog Control Policy
The Invercargill City Council is in the process of changing the Animal Control Bylaw and Dog Control Policy.  Submissions closed on 8 May 2015. Related documents: Proposed Dog Control Bylaw and current Animal Control Bylaw, Proposed Dog Control Policy and current Dog Control PolicyStatement of Proposal – Dog ControlGeneral information about dogs.


Taha – storage of hazardous substances
Taha Asia Pacific Limited applied for resource consent to store 11,400 tonnes of Ouvea Premix for a five-year period at 9 Matheson Road, Kennington. Ouvea Premix is classified as a Class 6 Poisonous Substance under the Invercargill City District Plan. Submissions closed on 18 March 2015.


Draft Otago-Southland Regional Land Transport Plans
Southland and Otago residents had until Friday, 6 March 2015, to make submissions on the Draft Otago Southland Regional Land Transport Plans 2015-2021.


Rugby Park
The Council invited people to have their say about proposed options for the Southland Outdoor Stadium (Rugby Park). Submissions closed on February 13, 2015. Related document: Rugby Park Consultation Document. Extracted sections from the full consultation document: Rugby Park – Background to ProposalRugby Park – Council analysis of the optionsRugby Park – Consultation details


Representation Review Advisory Panel
The Council sought six local people to engage with the public and sit on an Advisory Panel for the Council’s 2015 Representation Review. Written expressions of interest closed at 5pm on Friday, 13 February 2015.


Rating Policy for Maori Freehold Land
The Invercargill City Council has developed its Rating Policy for Maori Freehold Land. Submissions closed on Friday, 16 January 2015. Related documents: Maori Land proposed policyRates Postponement PolicyRates Remissions Policy.`


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). Submissions closed on December 12, 2014. Related documents: ApplicationShort applicationFurther information and Scheme plan.


Regional Public Transport Plan
Submissions were invited on the Regional Public Transport Plan which establishes how Council intends to achieve an affordable, integrated, safe and sustainable land transport system. Submissions closed on December 5, 2014. Related documents: Statement of ProposalRegional Public Transport Plan 2012-2015.


Uncalled capital: consultation reopened
Councillors approved reopening the consultation process and the issuing of a Clarification Document. Public submissions on the uncalled capital proposal closed on Friday, November 14, 2014. Related documents: ClarificationHoldco Group Debt Facility Forecast by Quarter for Council