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Have Your Say

There are lots of ways you can have your say on what’s going on in Tauranga city and participate in decision-making processes. 

We inform Tauranga residents of when proposed plans, policies and projects are available for public submissions through Our City News, social media, our website and public notices.

Ways to have your say

Make a Formal Submission Speak at a Council meeting Contact Elected Members or Meet with the Mayor General Feedback or reporting a problem - speech bubble image
Make a formal submission Speak at a council
Contact Elected Members or meet with the Mayor General feedback or reporting a problem

You can give your views and influence decisions on plans, policies and projects that are going through public consultation.
How the formal submission process works (440kb pdf)

You can request to speak at the beginning of a Council meeting. A maximum of 10 minutes is allocated per speaker.  Please contact our Governance team on 07 577 7000 to request this.

You can contact one or all Elected Members via email or phone.
Contact Elected Members

Meet with the Mayor to raise any issues that you have.  Please phone the Mayor’s Executive Assistant on 577 7011.

Let us know what you think of our services or service delivery and how we can improve.
General feedback 

If you are experiencing a problem with any of our services?
Report a Problem

Urgent enquiry?
Call 07 577 7000

What's on the table?  Make a formal submission

  Strategies and Plans Bylaws and Policies Projects

Annual Plan 2017/18

Development Contributions Policy 2017/18

Amendments to Traffic and Parking Bylaw


Recently closed

Draft Wairakei Landscape Plan

City Plan Change 25 - Wairakei Urban Growth Area

City Plan change 18 - Tauriko Business Estate

Tauranga Reserves Management Plan




Civic Spaces Options - Civic Heart

Coming up



View all formal consultations

Resource Consents

Anyone can make a submission on a publicly notified application. Submissions can only be made on limited notified applications by those persons who have been served written notice of the application by Council.

  Public Notified Consents Limited Notified application



Recently closed

RC25064 - 49 Farm Street

RC 24708 - Notice Requirement at R130 & 1178L Kennedy Road

RC 24537 - removal of pohutukawa tree at 246 Devonport Road

RC24888 - 356 Maunganui Road

RC 24869 - 169A Marine Parade

RC 24716 - 45 & 49 Cliff Road

View all notified resource consents

Last Reviewed: 20/04/2017