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Have your say

As we go from developing ideas to making decisions there are plenty of opportunities to have your say.

We’re always keen to hear your views!

We want to make it easy for you to have your say, so there are different ways you can give us your feedback. Feel free to make comments or submissions or on any or all of the topics we're consulting on.

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Current topics and consultations

Kāpiti 2038 | What's important to you?

Our long term plans are a road map for the next twenty years. By getting clear on what we value, and reflecting that in our plans, we’ll be able to make the difficult choices we need to about where to focus our resources and activities in the coming years.

Maclean Park refresh

We're preparing a plan for Maclean Park’s development.

Easter Sunday Trading | An Easter Sunday trading policy for Kāpiti?

So that the community can be part of a decision about whether trading on Easter Sunday should be enabled Council has agreed to draft and consult on an Easter Sunday Trading Policy. A draft policy is being developed that should be ready for consultation in the next few months.

Annual plan 2017/18

Public consultation on the 2017/18 annual plan closed on 1 May. Each year we consider what’s set out in the long term plan for the coming year, and review it in light of any changes or developments that require us to adapt our planning.

Waste Management and Minimisation Plan

All councils in the Wellington region have developed a new draft plan, and are consulting on this. The aims are to reduce the amount of waste produced, to better reuse waste resources, and to recycle more. [NOW: Submissions being considered.]

Renaming SH1

What’s happening? Within two years of the Mackays to Peka Peka section of the Kāpiti Expressway opening, the NZ Transport Agency will hand over responsibility for SH1 to the Kāpiti Coast District Council and it will become a fit-for-purpose local road....

Otaraua Park Development

We’re preparing a development plan for Otaraua Park, the newest park in Kāpiti and we want to hear the community’s ideas and views.

Notified Resource Consents

All publicly notified resource consents are listed on this page.  There are also links to a copy of the public notice and submission forms. Notification of applications for Resource Consent under Section 93 - 95F of the Resource Management Act 1991. Wh...

Greater Wellington

Greater Wellington seeks public input on a number of issues and documents throughout the year. Some may be specific (eg. proposed changes to a regional park management plan) or it may be about the future of the whole region. The information you provide...

Leases on reserves

Council administers a number of lease agreements on reserve land. In some cases, Council is required to publically notify the lease proposals.

Ways to provide your feedback

Details of how to provide feedback are on each consultation page. For formal consultations you can generally choose any of these options:

Pick up a submission form from our service centres or council office, or download one from our website, then:

We look forward to hearing from you.


Please note that submissions (including names and contact details) may be publicly available at the Kāpiti Coast District Council offices and public libraries. A summary of submissions including the name of the submitter may also be publicly available and posted on our website.

Personal information may be used for administration relating to the subject matter of the submissions, including notifying submitters of subsequent steps and decisions. Information may be held by the Kāpiti Coast District Council, with submitters having the right to access and correct personal information.

Feedback opportunities coming up soon:

Making the most of the opportunities the Expressway presents

Making Kāpiti safe and enjoyable for all, now and into the future

Establishing community and recreational facilities to make the most of living in Kāpiti

Making priority choices across all our work, for the coming year - and the next 20 years.