This consultation has now closed. We will update this page once a decision has been made.
As a Council, we are responsible for making decisions about our city. Outcomes from these decisions will affect residents in different ways and it’s important for people who are likely to be affected to have an opportunity to tell us what they think.
The current policy was adopted in 2020 and we need to make some minor amendments following the sale of an asset, and to update our net cost thresholds. As part of the review, we’ve also made some changes to the format and context. used within the policy itself, with the goal of making it more user-friendly.
We need to make some minor updates to the current policy to streamline our approach to determining significance.
The proposed amendments to the current policy are as follows:
|20 October 2023||Submissions open|
|6 November 2023||Drop in session. 11:00am to 1:00pm, City Hub.|
|13 November 2023||Drop in session. 11:00am to 1:00pm, City Hub.|
|20 November 2023||Submissions close|
|30 November 2023||Oral submissions presented to Council and deliberations|
|14 December 2023||Council adopts the amended Policy|
Write to us
If you don’t have access to a computer, please call our contact centre on 04 237 5089 to request that a hardcopy be posted out to you.
Submissions close 20 November 2023.
The hearing will be held on 30 November 2023 (if required).
If you have any questions, or would like a little more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Draft Significance and Engagement Policy 2023” in the subject line.
To support our drive to be as transparent as possible all submissions will be publicly available but without your contact details. If you don’t want your name made public please tick “Withhold my details” on the submission form. Please note you won’t be able to withhold your name if you choose to speak at the hearing or if you are representing an organisation.