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COVID-19 - Council information
Due to limited staff, our planning team are currently only available for customer enquiries 3pm-5pm, Monday-Friday. This applies to both over-the-counter and phone enquiries.
Whanganui District Council’s Regulatory Planning Team issues resource consents for land use and subdivision.
Design standards and conditions for land development and subdivision engineering within the Whanganui District
Current and past projects from our ongoing review of the District Plan.
The District Plan regulates the way land is used and developed.
Development contributions are fees payable to the Council to fund the infrastructure required for growth, such as new roads, pathways, pipes, and parks.
Explore Whanganui District Council maps and geospatial data
Information about significance heritage buildings in the Whanganui District
Information about fees and charges for Planning Services
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+64 06 349 0001
Whanganui District Council
PO Box 637
Whanganui District Council COVID-19 Update #2
More information about changes to Council services in response to COVID-19
More information about closures in response to COVID-19
Read the WRRC media release for more information