Development Contributions Policy

The 2015-16 Development Contributions Policy was adopted by the Council on 24 June 2015. It takes effect from 1 July 2015.

2015-16 Development Contributions Policy

Entire document (2.7MB PDF)

Part 1: Operational policy (653KB PDF)

  • Introduction
  • Application of this Policy
  • Assessment and payment
  • Transitional provisions
  • Definitions

Maps of development contributions catchment areas (1.9MB PDF)

Part 2: Substantive policy (643KB PDF)

  • Basis for this Policy
  • Planning for growth
  • Rationale for funding the costs of growth through development contributions
  • Capital expenditure in response to growth
  • How development contributions have been calculated
  • Application of methodology to specific activities

Appendices (673KB PDF)

  • Appendix A: Tables 1 - 4
  • Appendix B: Methodology

Previous development contribution policies

If your development project was consented before 1 July 2015, an earlier development contributions policy will apply: