Policies

Policy Manual

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

S-DM 1000 - Policy Manual Index of Contents
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Advisory Groups

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
005 - Advisory Groups Policy 01 May 2023

Alcohol

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
025 - Local Alcohol Policy 17 Dec 2018
0210 - Host Responsibility Policy 25 Jan 2016

Asset Management

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
0400 - Asset Management Policy 12 Jul 2021

Buildings

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
0430 - Dangerous Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy 07 Jul 2021

Business Zones

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
0445 - Business Zone 1 and 2 Public Spaces Policy 04 Aug 2018

Community Facilities

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
0705 - Funding Assistance Sportsgrounds and Halls Policy 05 Oct 2004
0730 - Community Facilities Fees and Charges Policy 01 Oct 2019

Conferences and Seminars

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
0905 - Conference and Training Course Attendance Policy 05 Mar 2019

Consultation

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
CMM 001 - Significance and Engagement Policy 16 Jan 2021

Council

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
GOV 002 - Elected Member Expenses Policy 01 Aug 2021
1036 - Kaiapoi Wharf Policy 01 Jul 2010
1040 - Council Director Trustee Representation Appointment and Remuneration Policy 06 Aug 2019
1045 - Register of Interests Policy 05 Nov 2019

Dogs

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
1205 - Dog Control Policy 03 Dec 2019

Finance

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
4200 - Revenue and Financing Policy 18 Jun 2018
1615 - Development Contributions Policy 25 Sep 2023

Forestry

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
1810 - Forestry Assigned to Schools Policy 04 Sep 2012

Gambling Venues

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
POL002 - Gambling Venue Policy 16 Feb 2024
POL003 - TAB Venue Policy 16 Feb 2024
1850 - Board Venue Policy 18 Jun 2019

Grants

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
1906 - Grants to Assist Community Organisations in Temporary Hardship to Pay Rates Policy 23 Jan 2013

Health

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
2110 - Smoke Free Green Spaces Policy 04 Dec 2012
2115 - Psychoactive Products Retail Location Policy 05 May 2015

Petitions

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
3605 - Petitions Policy 12 Nov 2013

Procurement

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
4160 - Procurement and Contract Management Policy 01 Aug 2022

Property

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
004 - Naming Policy 01 May 2023
3810 - Housing Policy 01 Sep 2023
CPR 001 - Property Acquisition and Disposal Policy 01 Feb 2022
3805 - Sale of Council Owned Land in Town Centre Development Areas Policy 07 Aug 2012

Rates

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
CUS 002 - Remission and Postponement of Rates on Maori Freehold Land Policy 01 Jul 2022
RES 002 - Rates Grant for Landowners of Significant Natural Areas Policy 13 Sep 2023
4210 - Rates Remission Policy 19 Jun 2018
4215 - Discount for the Early Payment of Rates Policy 19 Jun 2018
4220 - Rates Postponement Policy 19 Jun 2018

Reserves

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
RES 001 - Cemetery Policy 01 Jun 2021
4410 - Flying Remotely Controlled Drones on Council Parks Policy 04 Apr 2017

Resource Management

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
4460 - Political Hoardings on Council Land and Buildings Policy 06 Aug 2019

Roads and Streets

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
4520 - Rural Seal Extension Policy 03 Aug 2023
4525 - Private Funding of Seal Extension Policy 03 Aug 2023
4535 - Street and Reserve Trees Policy 03 Aug 2023
4545 - Formation of Unformed Roads Policy 03 Aug 2023
4560 - Road Reserves Fencing and Grazing Policy 03 Aug 2023
4582 - Stock Underpasses Policy 03 Aug 2023

Sewerage

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
5001 - Wastewater Policy 11 Sep 2023

Subdivision and Roads

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
4930 - Underground Service Locating Policy 13 Sep 2023
4905 - Bonding Policy for Uncompleted Subdivision Works and Maintenance Bonds Policy 03 Aug 2023
4907 - Timing and Payment for Subdivision Works Policy 03 Aug 2023

Sustainability

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
5200 - Council Climate Change Policy 03 Aug 2023

Vandalism

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
5505 - Vandalism Information Reward Policy 03 Aug 2023

Vehicle Crossings

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
5510 - Vehicle Crossings, Entranceway and Driveway Surfacing Materials Policypdf 03 Aug 2023

Water

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
5610 - Applications for Extension to Water Supply and Sewage Disposal Policy 13 Sep 2023
3W 001- Backflow Prevention Policy 03 Aug 2023
5612 - Stockwater Race Closure Policy 03 Aug 2023
5613 - Stockwater Race Pond Policy 03 Aug 2023
5614 - Planting of Trees and Shrubs Alongside Stockwater Races Policy 03 Aug 2023

Appendices

Policy Name and Number Last Updated
Appendix I - WDC Standards 03 Aug 2023
Appendix II - WDC Guidelines 03 Aug 2023
Appendix III - Bylaws Schedule 03 Aug 2023
Appendix IV - Treasury Policy 03 Aug 2023

Last reviewed date: 06 Aug 2023