Closed for feedback

  • Proposed Safer Speed Area – Garnett Avenue Area (Forest Lake)

    As part of our ongoing focus on safer streets for all, we’re proposing a speed limit change from 50kph to 40kph on all residential streets within the Garnett Avenue area (in Forest Lake). This proposed Safer Speed Area (SSA) is indicated on the map below. The SSA we are proposing here aligns with our Hamilton Speed Management Plan, which is about achieving safe and appropriate speeds to allow residential neighbourhoods to have a safe environment to live and play. ... More
    Closed 18 November 2021
  • Proposed Plan Change 5 – Peacocke Structure Plan

    Conceptual image of new Peacocke community Hamilton City Council has approved the proposed Peacocke Structure Plan (Plan Change 5) to be publicly notified and now is your chance to make a formal submission. The Peacocke Structure Plan Area is located in the southern part of the city between the Waikato River, Ohaupo Road (SH3), Raynes Road and Peacockes Road. The purpose of the plan change is to enable urban residential development to create an attractive and sustainable... More
    Closed 5 November 2021
  • Representation Review - Your city elections

    We’re looking at how Hamiltonians are represented by our Council. We’ve looked at a number of options and we have an initial proposal that we think gives us fair and effective representation for all Hamiltonians. But we want to know what you think. More
    Closed 6 October 2021
  • Wairere Drive Speed Limit Reduction

    Hamilton City Council (the Council) is seeking feedback on a proposal to reduce the speed limit on Wairere Drive between the intersection of Arthur Porter Drive and Pukete Road. FURTHER INFORMATION – ADDED 31 AUGUST 2021 Council has received feedback about a couple of points regarding this consultation. To clarify these points, here is some further information. While the resource consent this speed limit reduction is in relation... More
    Closed 27 September 2021
  • Hamilton Traffic Bylaw review 2021

    Hamilton City Council (th e Council) is s e eking feedback on the review of the Hamilton Traffic Bylaw 2015, which is being completed to comply with the Local Government Act 2002 (LGA) review requirements. Why are we doing this? The current Hamilton Traffic Bylaw was adopted in 2015 and repealed the Hamilton City Traffic Bylaw 2012 (Amended). The Council is required to review the existing bylaw after five years, as per section 158 of the LGA. This provides an opportunity for the... More
    Closed 23 September 2021
  • Help us provide Hamilton’s feedback on the Government’s water reform proposals

    Hamilton City Council supports the Government’s goals of ensuring safe, sustainable, and economically efficient delivery of three waters services. However, we have been clear any proposals or structural changes must be developed in full partnership with local government. Read detail on the reform proposals to date and Council’s process Right now we’re in an eight-week review period which ends on 1 October 2021. In this review period we are evaluating... More
    Closed 13 September 2021
  • Draft Permanent Public Art Policy and Draft Monuments and Memorial Art Policy Consultation

    Hamilton City Council is seeking feedback on two draft policies that aim to guide decisions around public artwork, memorials, and monuments. Public Art enriches our communities – it inspires creativity and builds a sense of city pride and identity. The Draft Permanent Public Art and Draft Monuments and Memorial Art policies aim to provide clarity around what public art is, along with a better process for installing permanent public artwork, memorials, and monuments. Both... More
    Closed 9 July 2021
  • Crosby Road safety improvements

    ​Hamilton City Council is planning a safety improvement project for Crosby Road that will see changes being made to the look and feel of the neighbourhood. The improvements are designed to make it much safer for people who drive, walk or cycle on Crosby Road for access to their homes or for connecting from one part of the city to another. The safety improvements will include: traffic-calming measures safe walkways protected cycling paths. As the Wairere Drive... More
    Closed 25 June 2021
  • Hamilton central city safety perceptions survey 2021

    Public safety is consistently identified as a high priority for the people of Hamilton. The Council is committed to the ongoing revitalising of Hamilton’s central city and aims for it to be a destination where people feel safe. To help ensure the actions and activities occurring as part of our Central City Safety Strategy are working, Council conducts an annual perceptions survey. The Council is keen to hear from both individuals who are regular visitors to the central city and... More
    Closed 20 June 2021
  • Hamilton Open Air Burning Bylaw

    Hamilton City Council (the Council) is seeking feedback on the review of the Open Air Burning Bylaw 2015 as recent legislative and regulatory changes means it is no longer the best way to manage open air burning. Why are we doing this? We're proposing to revoke the Hamilton City Council Open Air Burning Bylaw 2015 Open Air Burning Bylaw 2015 The Bylaw was first adopted in 2015 and, as per the Local Government Act 2002 requirements, the Council is required to review the... More
    Closed 31 May 2021
  • Proposed light vehicle restriction – The Boulevard Area, Te Rapa

    The Boulevard area has a history of night time light vehicle problems such as noise, illegal driving behaviour (excessive speed, burnouts, etc), property vandalism (tagging) and rubbish dumping. Hamilton City Council is proposing to help the New Zealand Police address these issues by imposing a night time Light Motor Vehicle Prohibition, under the Hamilton City Traffic Bylaw 2015, in the following streets: The Boulevard Kahu Crescent Norman Hayward Place Parkinson... More
    Closed 24 May 2021
  • Maaori wards and other means of achieving Maaori representation

    Hamilton City Council is committed to making sure Maaori are best represented in our decision-making process, and is looking to establish Maaori wards from 2022 to achieve this. We want your views on establishing Maaori wards and any other ideas you have for Maaori representation. More information on why this is important and about Maaori wards is laid out here. Please have a read before giving us your feedback. Background Hamiltonians who identify as Maaori make up 23.7% of... More
    Closed 10 May 2021
  • 2021-2031 Long-Term Plan Consultation

    It’s an exciting time for Hamilton Kirikiriroa. You’ve told us what you want for our great river city and now it’s time to make it happen. We’ve used your feedback to form our plans for the next 10 years and now we need you to share your voice and shape your city. With people at the heart of everything we do, our Mayor and Councillors need your feedback before they make their final decisions about the next 10 years. We need to shape our city together. As always, we... More
    Closed 7 April 2021
  • Revenue and Financing Policy Consultation

    This work will be undertaken (and the cost incurred) over the duration of the 2021-31 Long-Term Plan, but the portion of the government compliance targeted rate aimed at District Plan costs will only be collected over the first five years. In the first year, the compliance targeted rate would be equivalent to a 4.5% average rates rise, increasing by 4.9% annually from 2022/23. We’re also proposing to transfer funding for development at Hamilton Gardens from a targeted rate to the... More
    Closed 7 April 2021
  • Growth Funding Policy Consultation

    Alongside the Long-Term Plan, Council is also consulting on other policies which support the Plan and the wider vision and strategy for our city. One of these policies is our Growth Funding Policy. This policy directs Council’s decision-making for growth projects and associated infrastructure where those projects are not aligned with Council’s Long-Term Plan. We want your views on some changes we are recommending for the policy. Council is proposing five key changes. These are... More
    Closed 7 April 2021
  • Development Contributions Policy Consultation

    Alongside the Long-Term Plan, Council is also consulting on other policies which support the Plan and the wider vision and strategy for our city. One of these policies is our Development Contributions Policy (DC Policy). This policy sets out how we share the costs of growth between the development sector and the general ratepayer. We want your views on the changes we are recommending for the policy. There are six key changes we are proposing. Detail on these changes,... More
    Closed 7 April 2021
  • He Pou Manawa Ora - Pillars of Wellbeing

    He Pou Manawa Ora – Pillars of Wellbeing is a strategy which outlines Hamilton City Council’s vision for a city that celebrates its whole history, including its unique Maaori heritage, natural environmental wonders and ensures everyone has a voice in developing its future. The document recognises Maaori as key partners in determining Hamilton’s future and covers issues ranging from city artworks to Council policies. It aims to achieve better outcomes for Maaori and... More
    Closed 4 March 2021
  • E-scooter survey 2021

    Hi there, Thank you for clicking through to our survey; we really appreciate your time and feedback. In August 2019, we launched a personal hire device scheme in Hamilton. Our first operator in the city is e-scooter provider LIME. We gathered feedback from the community in early 2020 on that e-scooter service and asked people whether they had used an e-scooter during that period. ... More
    Closed 1 March 2021
  • Hammond Park Playground Upgrade

    We’re planning to upgrade the playground at Hammond Park in Riverlea. It will remain a small neighbourhood play space but with a few more pieces of equipment than the current swing set so it’s more fun for local kids. We’re also proposing to add a toilet. We will use natural materials so everything blends in. Your feedback will help us with our design so please share your voice by 28 February. More
    Closed 28 February 2021
  • Proposal to declare a section of Korikori Green a Pedestrian Mall

    STATEMENT OF PROPOSAL Hamilton City Council (Council) is seeking community feedback on a proposal to declare a section of Korikori Green a Pedestrian Mall to limit through vehicle access between North City Road and Kimbrae Drive, except when there are events in Korikori Park or the immediately surrounding area. WHY ARE WE DOING THIS? Korikori Green is a road that was constructed in conjunction with Korikori Park and provides access and parking to the park. It also... More
    Closed 28 February 2021
  • Steele Park facilities upgrade

    Hamilton City Council is responsible for providing safe recreational spaces for our community to enjoy and that meet their needs. The community facilities at Steele Park – the public toilets, changing rooms and sports pavilion – are no longer fit for purpose and are due for renewal. We want to work with the Hamilton East community to make improvements. This consultation is focused on encouraging local businesses, park users, community groups and Hamilton East residents to... More
    Closed 13 December 2020
  • Peacocke: Weaving together a new community

    We have an awesome opportunity to shape the Peacocke community from the ground up. You’ve told us a lot in the past few years about what sort of neighbourhood you like to live in. You’ve told us you need the basics like good quality, affordable housing, that is attractive and varied. We know it’s important to you to have great places to spend time in as a community that are safe, lots of open spaces like parks and playgrounds and places that celebrate the area’s... More
    Closed 9 December 2020
  • Hamilton City Council Stormwater Bylaw

    Hamilton City Council (the Council) is seeking feedback on the review of the Hamilton City Council Stormwater Bylaw 2015 (Hamilton Stormwater Bylaw). WHAT IS THE STORMWATER BYLAW? The Hamilton Stormwater Bylaw helps protect Hamilton’s streams and the Waikato River by setting out responsibilities regarding the management of stormwater within the City. The bylaw provides guidance on what can and cannot enter the stormwater system and enables Council to: manage the... More
    Closed 9 December 2020
  • Biking and Micro-mobility Programme

    Help us to create Hamilton’s Biking and Micro-mobility Programme. Micro-mobility is referring to e-scooters and e-skateboards. This programme will look at ways to encourage people to bike, e-scoot or skate safely and enjoyably around our great river city. With more and more people calling Hamilton home, we need to make sure our streets and neighbourhoods support this growth, now and into the future. Our vision is for a city that’s safe, fun and easy to get around – no matter how... More
    Closed 29 November 2020
  • Your Rototuna

    Ka toituu, ka ataahua te whakawhanake whenua ki Rototuna Enabling the development of attractive and sustainable community in the Rototuna growth area. The Rototuna community village is entering a very exciting phase where the input you have provided over the past two years is able to be seen in concepts and ideas being developed for the library, community hub, open spaces and play areas. More
    Closed 27 November 2020
  • Hamilton (Trading in) Public Places Policy

    Hamilton City Council are proposing changes to the Hamilton City Council Public Places Policy. The Public Places Policy was first adopted in 2009 as per the Local Government Act 2002 requirements. The Council is required to review the existing policy every three years as per the Hamilton Significance and Engagement Policy. A summary of the proposed changes are also available in the following languages: Chinese Hindi Spanish PROPOSED... More
    Closed 12 November 2020
  • What's the future for the Founders site?

    Founders Theatre has been closed since 2016. It sits on a triangle of inner-city parkland in the heart of the West Town Belt, a band of open space linking the Hamilton Lake Domain to the Waikato River. We closed the theatre because of safety concerns over the operation of the stage house fly system and fire and other safety hazard protection. The building is also earthquake-prone and the cost to restore it has been estimated at $12M to $20M. In 2016, the majority of... More
    Closed 3 November 2020
  • Proposed Safer Speed Areas – Huntington and St James Dr areas

    As part of our ongoing focus on safer streets for all, we’re proposing a speed limit change from 50km/h to 40km/h on all residential streets within the Huntington and St James areas. These areas are indicated on the map above. The Safer Speed Areas we are proposing support a wider Hamilton City Council project, which will see the implementation of new safer cycling routes for people on bikes in these Huntington areas. It also aligns with our Hamilton Speed... More
    Closed 18 October 2020
  • New fenced dog exercise area 2020

    With more than 12,000 registered dogs, Hamilton’s a dog-lovin’ place! We want to make the city even more dog-friendly, including offering more spaces for our canine residents and their people to exercise securely. We’re getting ready to build the city’s first fenced dog exercise area. Fenced exercise areas give pooches, their owners and other people the confidence all park users can romp freely and safely. Last year we asked dog owners for their... More
    Closed 6 September 2020
  • Hamilton Gardens Management Plan Review

    Hamilton Gardens has exciting development plans and we want your input. Creating a world-class experience We listened to your initial feedback and we have developed a new layout concept for Hamilton Gardens that retains the Rhododendron Lawn. Now we want to know what you think – have we got it right? Parking is currently fragmented throughout the Hamilton Gardens site. The two entrances are disconnected and the carparks are not easily accessible. On busy days... More
    Closed 9 August 2020
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