From Friday 3 December, Porirua City is at the orange setting of the traffic lights protection framework. This means some changes to the way we work and live, protections are in place to help minimise the spread of Covid-19 in the community. Find out more
We often use formal consultation to invite the community’s views and responses to initiatives, strategies and plans we have for Porirua City. Consultation helps us inform people about any actions we may take and gather their feedback. This is usually done through public meetings and meetings with resident associations, businesses and community groups, as well as by receiving written and oral submissions.
For some important decisions, we are legally required to follow certain principles and a “special consultative procedure”: Local Government Act 2002.
We have to follow these principles and procedure before we:
This procedure is considered the minimum we must do to consult the community and get feedback. We may also use the procedure for other proposals or decisions, so that the community can be involved and share their views.
Read about the Special consultative procedure.