Policy Manual

The Policy Manual provided on this page is broken up into separate sections as individual PDF file(s) for convenient access, download, and reference.

The Policy Manual contains the policies that set the basis for Council decisions and procedures, approved by resolution of the Council.

Advisory Groups

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0111 - Water Races & Rural Drainage Advisory Groups 02 Apr 2013
0112 - Water Supply Advisory Groups 02 Apr 2013

Alcohol

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0205 - Local Alcohol Policy 03 Feb 2015
0210 - Host Responsibility Policy 25 Jan 2016

Aquatic Facilities

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0305 - Aquatic Facilities Customer Safety and Security 04 Mar 2014

Asset Management

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0400 - Asset Management Policy 08 Jul 2016

Buildings

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0425 - Earthquake Prone Buildings 04 Oct 2011
0430 - Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings 23 May 2016
0440 - Temporary Residential Accommodation 12 Apr 2011

Bylaws

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0505 - Bylaw Policy 07 Apr 2015

Community Facilities

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0705 - Funding Assistance Sportsgrounds & Halls 05 Oct 2004
0720 - Naming and Sponsorship Policy 12 Nov 2013
0725 - Councils Role in the Provision of Community Facilities 23 Jan 2012
0730 - Charges for Council Owned Facilities 23 May 2012

Conference and Seminars

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0905 - Conference & Training Course Attendance 01 Oct 2002

Consultation

Section Number & Description Last Updated
0955 - Significance and Engagement Policy 02 Dec 2014

Council

Section Number & Description Last Updated
1035 - Council Community Board Expenses Policy 24 Feb 2017
1036 - Kaiapoi Wharf Policy 01 Jul 2010
1040 - Director Appointment and Remuneration 02 Oct 2012

Dogs

Section Number & Description Last Updated
1205 - Dog Control Policy 06 Oct 2009

Economic Development

Section Number & Description Last Updated
1405 - Council's Role in Economic Development 07 Apr 2015

Finance

Section Number & Description Last Updated
1615 - Development Contributions Policy 07 Feb 2017

Forestry

Section Number & Description Last Updated
1810 - Forestry Assigned to Schools 04 Sep 2012

Gambling Venues

Section Number & Description Last Updated
1850 - Board Venue Policy 19 Jul 2016
1851 - Gambling Venue Policy 19 Jul 2016

Grants

Section Number & Description Last Updated
1906 - Grants to Assist Community Organisations in Temporary Hardship to Pay Their Rates 23 Jan 2013

Health

Section Number & Description Last Updated
2110 - Smoke Free Green Spaces 04 Dec 2012
2115 - Psychoactive Products Retail Location 05 May 2015

Petitions

Section Number & Description Last Updated
3605 - Petitions 12 Nov 2013

Property

Section Number & Description Last Updated
3805 - Sale of Council-Owned Land in Town Centre Development Areas Policy 07 Aug 2012
3810 - Housing for the Elderly 29 May 2017

Public Relations

Section Number & Description Last Updated
4110 - Media Policy - Council Staff 07 Apr 2015

Purchasing & Tenders

Section Number & Description Last Updated
4160 - Purchasing Policy (Including Tendering) 07 Mar 2017

Rates

Section Number & Description Last Updated
4200 - Revenue and Financing Policy 30 May 2017
4205 - Remission and Postponement of Rates on Maori Freehold Land 28 Jan 2015
4210 - Remission on Unclaimed or Abandoned Land Parcels 12 Oct 2016

Refuse

Section Number & Description Last Updated
4306 - Public Refuse Bins 06 May 2002

Reserves

Section Number & Description Last Updated
4405 - Naming of Parks and Reserves 12 Nov 2013
4410 - Flying Remotely Piloted Aircraft (Drones) on Council Parks 06 Oct 2015

Resource Management

Section Number & Description Last Updated
4460 - Political Hoardings on Council Land and Buildings 02 Oct 2012

Roads and Streets

Section Number & Description Last Updated
4505 - Naming of Roads and Streets (including private roads) 30 Jan 2017
4520 - Rural Seal Extension 02 Apr 2013
4525 - Private Funding of Seal Extension Policy 02 Apr 2013
4535 - Street and Reserve Trees 04 Apr 2017
4545 - Formation of Unformed Roads 02 Apr 2013
4560 - Road Reserves Fencing & Grazing 12 Nov 2013
4582 - Stock Underpasses 12 Nov 2013

Sewerage

Section Number & Description Last Updated
5001 - Wastewater 06 May 2014

Subdivision and Developments (see also Roads and Streets)

Section Number & Description Last Updated
5607 - Private Individual Water Supplies 12 Mar 2002
4905 - Bonding Policy for Uncompleted Subdivision Works and Maintenance Bonds 01 Mar 2016
4907 - Timing and Payment for Subdivision Works 04 May 2004
4916 - Servicing of Urban Infill Developments 05 Oct 2004
4928 - Geotechnical Investigations and Subdivisions Assessment 09 Feb 2012

Vandalism

Section Number & Description Last Updated
5505 - Rewards Policy 02 Oct 2012

Vehicle Crossings

Section Number & Description Last Updated
5510 - Vehicle Crossings, Entranceway and Driveway Surfacing Materials 12 Nov 2013

Water

Section Number & Description Last Updated
5605 - Backflow Prevention 06 May 2014
5609 - Water Supplies - Residential 4A-4B Zones 02 Apr 2013
5610 - Applications for Extension to Water Supply and Sewage Disposal 02 Apr 2013
5611 - Transfer Surplus Water Units on Restricted Water Supplies 02 Jul 2013
5612 - Stockwater Race - Closure Policy 04 Sep 2012
5613 - Stockwater Race Pond 04 Sep 2012
5614 - Planting of Trees and Shrubs Alongside Stockwater Races 04 Sep 2012

Appendices

Section Number & Description Last Updated
Appendix I: WDC Standards 01 Oct 2001
Appendix II: Schedule of Guidelines 01 Oct 2001
Appendix III: Schedule of Bylaws 01 Oct 2001
Appendix IV: Treasury Policy 01 Jan 2015