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Have your say on the draft Development Contributions policy 2019-2020

Event date: 23/03/2019 12:00 a.m. - 23/04/2019 5:00 p.m. Export event

Tauranga City Council uses development contributions to fund growth-related capital expenditure. Council has had a Development Contributions Policy since 1 July 2004. This policy is reviewed annually and an amended policy made operative on 1 July of each subsequent year. We are currently in the process of completing this annual review. As part of this review process, Council has adopted a draft Development Contributions Policy 2019/20 for consultation. 

Any organisation, group or member of the public may make a submission to Council with regard to the content of the draft policy. 

We are consulting on this in parallel with Council’s Annual Plan 2019/20 proposals. A statement of proposal outlining the proposed changes to the Development Contributions Policy is available below, along with the full draft policy and submission form for you to send us your feedback.

All feedback must be received by 5pm on Tuesday, 23 April 2019.

Statement of proposal for the Development Contributions Policy 2019/20 (108kb pdf)
Full draft Development Contributions Policy 2019/20 (excludes structure plans) (8.4mb pdf)

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Alternatively, you can use the printable submission form or request a copy from the council office on Willow Street or at your local library.

Printable submission form (141kb pdf)

You can drop off your submission form at council offices on Willow Street or at your local library, email your completed submission form to submissions@tauranga.govt.nz or post it to us. 

Place your completed form in an envelope and send it to this address (no stamp required):

Freepost Authority Number 370
Annual Plan 2019/20
Tauranga City Council
Private Bag 12022
Tauranga 3143

For further information please contact Council's Development Contributions Team on 07 577 7000.

The individual sections of the policy, and plans, are set out below.

Section 1:

Section 2:

  • Policy application (4mb pdf) (sets out when a development or financial contribution may be required)

Section 3:

Section 4:

Section 5:

Section 6: Schedule of assets   

Section 6 contains tables which set out detailed costing information for each asset (or group of assets) for which council collects development contributions. The tables are grouped by urban growth area and in some cases show the methodology used for calculating the development contribution charges set out in Section 1.

Posted: Mar 13, 2019,
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