​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​These Council Policies have been approved by the elected wing of Hamilton City Council. They are policies that relate to the city of Hamilton.

A list of Policies

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Appointment and Remuneration of Board Members of COs, CCOs and CCTOs Policy


Business Improvement District (BID) Policy


Citizens Initiated Referenda Policy

City Honours Policy

Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy

Community Assistance Policy

Community Occupancy Policy

Connections and Charging Policy for Three Waters Policy

Corporate Hospitality and Entertainment Policy



Delegations to Positions Policy

Development Contributions Policy

Disability Policy

Dog Control Policy

Earthquake-Prone, Dangerous & Insanitary Buildings Policy

Elected Members Support Policy 

​Event Sponsorship Policy

External Funding Applications Policy

Freeholding of Council Endowment Land  Policy

Funding Needs Analysis Policy

Growth Funding Policy

Hamilton City Smoke-Free Environment Policy

Hamilton Gateways Policy
Map of Hamilton Gateways 2019

Hamilton Special Housing Areas Policy

International Relations Policy​

Investment and Liability​ ​Management Policy

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​Provisional Local Alcohol Policy

Psychoactive Substances (Local Approved Products) Policy

Psychoactive Substances CBD Location of – sensitive sites with a 100m buffer pdf – please amend the map name to - Psychoactive Substances CBD Location of – sensitive sites map

Psychoactive Substances CBD Location of – sensitive sites key​

Please note the above maps are subject to change.  

Public Places Policy

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Rates Remissions and Postponemen​ts Policy​​​

Rating Policy

Revenue and Financing Policy

Risk Management Policy

Sale and Disposal of Council Land Policy​

Seismic Performance of Buildings Policy

Significance and Engagement​ Policy​

Speed Management Policy

Streetscape Beautification and Verge Maintenance Policy


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