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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • New Fenced Dog Exercise Area - 2019

    Thanks for your interest in our project to develop a new fenced (off-leash) dog exercise area in one of Hamilton’s parks. After assessing several parks around the city, and in line with our Pooches in Parks plan, we have settled on three possible locations for this new fenced dog exercise area. We’re asking people to essentially vote for their preference from the three parks listed below. You can vote for only one of the three parks. The results will be... More
    Closed 3 April 2019
  • How Welcoming or Inclusive is Hamilton?

    Hamilton is ethnically diverse and its residents represent 160 ethnic groups from around the world, making up 22% of the population in Hamilton. Many of our city’s ethnic residents came here as migrants, refugees or international students. We want to understand how we can support welcoming newcomers as part of Immigration New Zealand’s Welcoming Communities project, which aims to put out the welcome mat for people new to our communities. This survey takes less than five... More
    Closed 29 March 2019
  • Proposed Parks, Domains and Reserves Bylaw 2019

    The Council is consulting on the proposed Parks, Domains and Reserves Bylaw, which provides for the protection of the City’s parks from damage and misuse, and to allow for their effective management. Under the Local Government Act 2002, the Council is obligated to review this bylaw. Council is now seeking feedback from the community on the proposed changes to the Bylaw, and as a key stakeholders and user of Hamilton’s parks we welcome your feedback. For your... More
    Closed 18 March 2019
  • Draft Neighbourhood and Amenity Reserves Management Plan

    The Council is consulting on the Draft Neighbourhood and Amenity Reserves Management Plan, which covers how the city’s smaller open spaces will be operated. Neighbourhood and Amenity Reserves are the smaller sized public open spaces that provide informal recreation spaces and amenity value which make for pleasant and attractive communities. The Reserves Act 1977 requires the Council to review Reserve Management Plans every 10 years. The Draft Plan has been prepared by staff... More
    Closed 13 January 2019
  • Proposed Light Motor Vehicle Prohibition in Chanan Place, Te Rapa

    Chanan Place 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 Chanan Place. This means that cars, utes and vans will be banned from these streets between the hours... More
    Closed 12 October 2018
  • 2018 Representation Review: Initial Proposal

    We’re reviewing our representation arrangements in time for the 2019 Council elections. We have an initial proposal and we’d like to hear your views. What is the representation review? The purpose of the Representation Review is to establish whether our current arrangements for fair and effective representation meet our communities' needs and expectations. Under the Local Electoral Act, all councils have to do this review at least every six years and the decisions we make in... More
    Closed 24 September 2018
  • West Town Belt Masterplan – Phase 1 Stakeholder Engagement

    Hamilton City Council is preparing a masterplan for the West Town Belt. The West Town Belt is an extensive tract of open space along the edge of the central city, connecting the Hamilton Lake Domain to the Waikato River. The masterplan will provide a long-term, spatial plan to help guide decision making, inform project delivery and ensure the West Town Belt meets the needs of the community. We are currently researching the town belt to understand how the space... More
    Closed 3 September 2018
  • Hamilton Central City Safety Perceptions Survey 2018

    Taking safety in the central city seriously and responding to public concerns about feeling unsafe are the drivers for the Central City Safety Strategy which was adopted by the Council in February 2018. Since 2014, each year a survey to understand people’s perceptions around the safety of the central city along with particular issues and concerns is conducted. This survey is currently open until 12 August 2018, which will feed into the annual scorecard presented to the Council... More
    Closed 12 August 2018
  • NZ Post Paxster Vehicles Trial 2018 Survey

    New Zea land Post, in conjunction with Hamilton City Council, have been trialing the use of electric Paxster vehicles to deliver mail in some areas of Hamilton. This trial has been running since September 2017, and we'd like to ask residents for their feedback on the trial. This survey should take about five minutes. Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback, it will help us understand any impact of the Paxster vehicles' use. Please note: ... More
    Closed 15 July 2018
  • Representation Review - Pre-consultation Survey

    Who represents you on Council? Every three years councils around New Zealand hold local government elections to vote for their mayor and councillors. In addition, every six years, all councils are required to review their representation arrangement where we look at the structure of the people who speak for you on the Council and how they get there. This process is called a representation review. The purpose of a representation review is to establish whether our current... More
    Closed 13 July 2018
  • Hamilton City Speed Limit Bylaw 2018

    Hamilton City Council (the Council) is seeking feedback on the review of the Hamilton City Speed Limit Bylaw. The bylaw enables Council to set speed limits on any road within the jurisdiction of the Council other than State Highways, which are controlled by the NZ Transport Agency. The Council has considered the proposed Hamilton City Speed Limit Bylaw 2018 and determined that it is the most appropriate form of bylaw for setting speed limits within Hamilton in accordance with the... More
    Closed 5 July 2018
  • Community Profile Survey 2018

    Thank you for agreeing to be part of the community profile. The survey takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. We use the information gathered from this survey to plan and improve the services the Council and other groups provide to the community. Responses will be grouped and any information you give us will remain confidential. More
    Closed 30 April 2018
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