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  • Your Rototuna

    In 2018 the Council set aside $19.6M for the development of community facilities in Rototuna. This money is for: a community centre and library, with bookable rooms and meeting places a town square carparks The Council also committed to investigating partnership opportunities for a potential pool that would provide for learn to swim activities. This facility would need to be commercially viable. The Council needs your feedback on two proposals... More
    Closed 5 April 2019
  • Special Housing Area proposal – Quentin Dr (enlarged)

    Hamilton City Council has received another application for an Special Housing Area (SHA) accessed off Quentin Dr. This application is for 111 homes in an area currently zoned for industrial development (next to the new Bunnings in south Hamilton). This application does include a site which is part of a separate SHA application currently with the Government for a final decision. The feedback from the community on the first application (October 2018), particularly about vehicle access... More
    Closed 12 April 2019
  • Hamilton City Prostitution Bylaw

    Prostitution Bylaw Hearings cancelled. The Hearings on Hamilton City Council’s Prostitution Bylaw review, scheduled for 4 June 2019, have been cancelled after an omission was identified in the Council’s resolution to consult on the bylaw at its 14 March 2019 meeting. The Council’s internal review processes identified the omission, which relates to a resolution that the Council has determined the Bylaw is not inconsistent with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act... More
    Closed 18 April 2019
  • Development Contributions Policy Update

    Hamilton City Council is updating its current Development Contributions Policy. Hamilton has experienced strong growth in recent years. Growth provides economic and social benefits to our city, but we need to manage it well. Providing services to more people, more homes and more businesses creates more demand on Council's infrastructure network. We need to invest in our capital programme to ensure our parks, roads, water, wastewater and stormwater services meet the current and future... More
    Closed 29 April 2019
  • Melville Skate and Play Space Upgrade Survey

    Hamilton City Council is upgrading the Melville skate park and play space. The project will result in a refreshed multi-use skate and play space for the whole community to enjoy. We want to hear from you about what you would like to see as part of the upgrade. This will inform the concept design. Please note: Please be aware when providing a submission/giving feedback/responding to a survey that all responses are part of the consultation process. This means that your... More
    Closed 5 May 2019
  • Hamilton Speed Management Plan

    SAFER ROADS, SAFER SPEEDS HAMILTON We want everyone who calls Hamilton home, or visits our city, to be safe when using our streets and roads. That means in our busy city we need the right speeds on the right roads for all, whether walking to the shops, biking to school, driving to work or making deliveries. As a city Hamilton has a Vision Zero goal for road safety – we don’t believe any loss of life on our streets and roads is acceptable. We’re also a growing city,... More
    Closed 8 May 2019
  • Draft West Town Belt Masterplan

    The vision for Hamilton’s West Town Belt is to create "a dynamic, connected and treasured inner-city destination for everyone". The West Town Belt (WTB) is a large 54-hectare site in the centre of Hamilton and an important public open space that can contribute to delivering the city’s open space needs. The WTB has a range of open space functions, including for active and passive recreation, community use, elite sports and sports tourism. It includes two of the... More
    Closed 27 May 2019
  • Hamilton Moving Together – transport survey

    We’re wanting to learn more about how people get around Hamilton, to help the Council better plan for and meet the changing transport needs of our growing city. This will help us decide where and how to invest in transport and public places. Everyone who lives in, works in or visits Hamilton is invited to participate in this survey. Please note: Please be aware when providing a submission/giving feedback/responding to a survey that all responses are part of the... More
    Closed 9 June 2019
  • Hamilton Gardens Draft Management Plan

    The Hamilton Gardens is an outstanding public park contributing to the social, cultural and economic good of Hamilton. LET’S MAKE IT EVEN BETTER... Hamilton City Council is reviewing the Hamilton Gardens Management Plan to reflect the current aspirations for the development and management of the gardens, and a Draft Management Plan (2019) has been produced. It provides an overview of the way the Gardens are managed, and includes proposed developments to... More
    Closed 9 June 2019
  • Proposed Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy 2019

    Hamilton City Council is seeking feedback on its proposed Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy. This Policy regulates the location and number of venues and clubs which have gambling machines in Hamilton. A Class 4 venue is somewhere with non-casino gambling machines (pokies), including clubs and pubs. You can give feedback from Friday 17 May to Monday 17 June 2019. Please note: Please be aware when providing a submission/giving feedback/responding to a survey that all responses... More
    Closed 17 June 2019
  • Solid Waste Bylaw 2019

    Hamilton City Council (the Council) is seeking feedback on the Hamilton City Solid Waste Bylaw and welcomes your views. The Bylaw was last reviewed in 2012 as per the Local Government Act 2002 (the LGA) requirements. However, the roll out of the Council’s new residential rubbish and recycling service requires the inclusion of new and amended terms and conditions to support the level of service. It also provides an opportunity to align the Solid Waste Bylaw with the Council’s new... More
    Closed 4 July 2019
  • Hamilton Central City Safety Perceptions Survey 2019

    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 also... More
    Closed 21 July 2019
  • Rotokauri Transport Hub and Proposed Changes to Tasman Rd

    Consultation has been extended until Sunday 21 July 2019. Hamilton is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and we are embracing this growth and the opportunities it brings. We’re investing $2B in the city’s biggest-ever 10-year capital programme to set the platform for planned, sustainable growth and to look after Hamilton’s future transport, infrastructure and community facilities. This investment means we are planning well for the changes coming our way and means we... More
    Closed 21 July 2019
  • Hamilton City Prostitution Bylaw - July 2019

    Hamilton City Council (the Council) is seeking feedback following the review of the Hamilton City Prostitution Bylaw 2009. Why are we doing this? The Bylaw was last reviewed in 2009 as per the Local Government Act 2002 requirements. The Council is required to review the existing bylaw every 10 years by law. This provides an opportunity for the Council to check in with our community on how the Bylaw is working and consider feedback. Council consulted on the Bylaw between 18... More
    Closed 1 August 2019
  • Parks Survey

    Thanks for your interest in Hamilton City Council’s 2019 Parks Survey. In this survey, “parks” covers a range of areas and uses, including developed sports parks (for club and school competitions), natural areas, dog exercise areas, destination parks, playgrounds, river paths and reserves dotted across the city. When responding to our survey, please consider your experiences in all the parks managed and maintained by the Council on behalf of the people of Hamilton. ... More
    Closed 15 August 2019
  • Proposed Light Vehicle Prohibition - Duke and Ellis St areas

    The Duke and Ellis Street areas have 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 vehicle prohibition, under the Hamilton City Traffic Bylaw 2015, in the following streets: Ellis Street Duke Street Kells Place Aztec Place... More
    Closed 16 August 2019
  • Proposed Light Motor Vehicle Prohibition - Arthur Porter Drive area

    Arthur Porter Drive 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 vehicle prohibition, under the Hamilton City Traffic Bylaw 2015, in the following streets: Clem Newby Road Winders Road Chafer Place ... More
    Closed 16 August 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 opportunity to update some transmission corridor maps with updated information; and rezone Council-owned land adjoining Waiwhakareke National Heritage Park so it can become part of the same reserve.... More
    Closed 2 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 increasing city-wide demand for sports parks: as the city’s population grows, so does the need for sports fields for a range of codes. We’ve identified Mahoe Park as suitable for baseball... More
    Closed 6 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. Please note: Please be aware when providing a submission/giving feedback/responding to a survey that all responses are part of the consultation process. This means that your name but not... More
    Closed 6 September 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 changes are around residential density and were recommendations from the Regulatory Effectiveness and Efficiency Programme (REEP). The changes include: reducing the minimum section sizes in... More
    Closed 30 September 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 will allow greater flexibility for community use of the former Stadium Bowling facility, and more specifically enable the Council to grant a lease to K'aute Pasifika Trust for its Proposed Pan Pacific... More
    Closed 4 October 2019
  • 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 will allow the Council to grant a new lease to Hamilton Multicultural Services Trust to continue to provide its services from the Waikato Settlement Centre building and enable a future building... More
    Closed 13 October 2019
  • 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 property without the permission of the property owner. It’s unwanted vandalism and is a criminal offence. We are always looking for ways to reduce graffiti vandalism in Hamilton and therefore we are... More
    Closed 31 January 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 closes Monday 15 June. Find out more at hamilton.govt.nz/nawtonskatepark More
    Closed 15 June 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 safe. Hamilton Safety in Public Places Bylaw 2014 The Bylaw was first adopted in 2014 as per the Local Government Act 2002 requirements. The Council is required to review the... More
    Closed 30 June 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 some significant changes to our original plan, to keep our city on track and help us recover from the impact of COVID-19. Please take the time to read through this document. Your opinion is... More
    Closed 10 July 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 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 also... More
    Closed 4 August 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
  • 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
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