Urban development

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, and has a reputation as a beautiful, smart and innovative city. Wellington is also a dynamic and growing city. Over the next 30 years, the city's population is expected to grow by around 55,000 people.

Providing homes for Wellingtonians

The Council plays an important role in Wellington’s housing – from planning and enabling residential...

    Urban design

    The Council funds improvement projects throughout Wellington to provide high-quality public spaces a...

      Population trends

      In recent years, Wellington has had steady population growth, increasing by about 14,500 over the pa...

        Managing growth

        Wellington is dominated by its natural landscape - its harbour and hills - in a way that very few ot...

        City to Waterfront study

        In February 2004, Gehl Architects were commissioned to review the quality and use of Wellington's pu...

        Wellington Housing Accord

        We need more housing and to improve housing affordability in Wellington. To enable this, the Welling...

        Strategies, plans & policies

        The Council has several strategies, plans and policies in place to guide the city's growth and devel...

          Code of practice for land development

          The Council's Code of Practice for Land Development is the standard for development and subdivision ...