The Council is committed to engaging with the community, agencies and other key stakeholders in the development of our district's plans, policies strategies and bylaws.
The following table sets out our upcoming consultation schedule and provides some background on each of the topics we intend to engage on over the next year.
Please note that these timeframes are only approximate and that they may change. There may also be other items that the Council would like your feedback on and our consultation programme will be updated as necessary.
We will release more information on each of these issues as the review and development process progresses. If you have any questions in the meantime please contact the Council's Policy and Governance Manager
|Economic Development Strategy review||Sets a vision for the district to become more prosperous through activities that will help us to 'retain, grow and attract' residents, businesses and visitors. ||September 2018|
|Arts and Culture Strategy||Pulls together arts and cultural elements to enhance and celebrate Whanganui's creativity in line with the Leading Edge Strategy.||Late 2018|
|Parks and Open Spaces Strategy review||Sets out a vision for Whanganui's parks and open spaces to ensure that we have the right provision in the right places for recreation, amenity, connectivity etc.||December 2018 |
|Signage Policy||Sets out how signs can be displayed in the district – making sure that these can be used for promotion while not posing a hazard or danger to the public. ||September – October 2018|
|Water Supply Bylaw review||Applies to the Council's sale and supply of water.||End of 2018 – early 2019|
|Street Infrastructure Bylaw review||Regulates and controls activities affecting streets within our district so that the public's health, safety and convenience are not compromised and public assets are maintained. ||End of 2018 – early 2019|
|Earthquake Prone Buildings consultation||Based on central government legislation in relation to priority areas.||Late 2018|
|Designed to outline the approach Council will take in regards to CCTV, Councils internal cameras and Council staff wearing body worn cameras. Council wants recording cameras to be used in a safe and responsible way that complies with the law.||September-October 2018|