This page has links to key Council documents on this website.
The Annual Plan outlines the Council's work programme and key projects for the next year.
The Annual Report is an accountability document reporting on the Council's performance over the past year.
The Code of Conduct outlines the roles and responsibilities of the elected members (pdf, 71 kB).
list of Council Strategies and Plans which set out the vision, goals,
objectives, projects and plans to achieve outcomes relating to specific
The Delegations Manual has been adopted by the Council to define
and record appropriate levels of decision-making authority for
the functions of the Council and its committees, and the management
functions of staff (pdf, 1 MB).
The District Plan identifies issues considered important in relation to sustainable management of the environment.
The Engineering Code of Practice sets out guidelines for developers and
contractors to assist them in complying with the WDC District
Plan, bylaws, policies and consents.
A full list of all our fact sheets.
The Governance Statement outlines how the Council makes decisions and shows how residents can influence those processes (pdf, 432 kB).
The Policy Manual contains the policies that set the basis for Council
decisions and procedures, approved by
resolution of the Council (pdf, 2 MB).
Reports on surveys and other research projects undertaken by the Council's Policy and Strategy Unit.
Land, housing, subdivision and development guides.
Council is intending to prepare a Kaiapoi Structure Plan, vary the
adopted East and West Rangiora Structure Plans and to vary the draft
Woodend Structure Plan.
View the structure plan proposals.
The Ten Year Plan is a comprehensive statement of the Council's plans for the next ten years.