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  • 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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. ... 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. ... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... More
    Closed 9 August 2020
  • Hamilton Central City Safety Perceptions Survey 2020

    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... More
    Closed 4 August 2020
  • Back on Track Hamilton's COVID-19 response budget - Draft Annual Plan 2020/21

    The year ahead – what do you think? Every year councils develop a plan which sets out the projects and budget for the year ahead. This year’s Annual Plan marks Year 3 of our 2018-28 10-Year Plan. COVID-19 has meant we’re looking to adjust what we said we’d do. We’re proposing... More
    Closed 10 July 2020
  • Hamilton Safety in Public Places Bylaw

    Hamilton City Council (the Council) is seeking feedback on the Hamilton Safety in Public Places Bylaw. WHY ARE WE DOING THIS? Hamilton City Council are proposing minor changes to the Hamilton Safety in Public Places Bylaw to better reflect the way we keep our community... More
    Closed 30 June 2020
  • Elliot Park - Nawton Skatepark and playground upgrade

    We’re planning changes to this well-loved local skatepark and playground. We’re proposing to refurbish the existing skate area and extend it, providing more features. The current playground will be replaced and a half basketball court and new park furniture added. Consultation... More
    Closed 15 June 2020
  • Who you gonna call? Tagbusters

    Hamilton City Council's Tagbusters are the city’s graffiti removal team and their top priority is to remove all tagging/graffiti on property which is visible from public spaces. Tagging is images or lettering which are painted, drawn, scrawled or scratched, or any form of marking on... More
    Closed 31 January 2020
  • Claudelands Park - Proposed Changes to Reserve Classification

    Under Section 24 of the Reserves Act 1977, Hamilton City Council is proposing to change the reserve classification for part of Claudelands Park. The proposal is to reclassify part of Lot 1 DP 386843 from recreation reserve to local purpose (community facility) reserve. The reclassification... More
    Closed 13 October 2019
  • Hinemoa Park - Proposed Changes to Reserve Classification

    Under Section 24 of the Reserves Act 1977, Hamilton City Council is proposing to change the reserve classification for part of Hinemoa Park. The proposal is to reclassify part of Section 1 SO 57622 from recreation reserve to local purpose (community facility) reserve. The reclassification... More
    Closed 4 October 2019
  • Draft Plan Change 11 – Residential Density

    This consultation is being undertaken in accordance with Clause 3, Schedule 1 of the RMA. We are proposing to make some changes to the District Plan and are seeking feedback on the draft changes. This is initial feedback only; a formal submission process will follow later. These... More
    Closed 30 September 2019
  • Melville Skate Park

    Thanks for your interest in the Melville skate park project. This is an upgrade of a much-loved skate facility which, based on the feedback we’ve had, has reached the end of its life. We would like your feedback on the skate space and the layout of the park. ... More
    Closed 6 September 2019
  • Mahoe Park sports field development

    As part of its 2018-2028 10-Year Plan decisions, the Council has committed funding to the improvement of Mahoe Park. For many years the park has been designated for sports, and we’re now in a position to develop it for organised sports events. Our development of Mahoe Park responds to... More
    Closed 6 September 2019
  • Notification of Proposed Plan Change 6- Regulatory Efficiency and Effectiveness Plan Change

    Proposed Plan Change 6 for Regulatory Efficiency and Effectiveness to the Hamilton City Operative District Plan 2017 is now calling for submissions. The purpose of this plan change is to ensure greater efficiency, effectiveness and ease of use of the District Plan. The plan change is also an... More
    Closed 2 September 2019
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