An alphabetical list of services and council business.
Build Hamilton, PIM applications, earthquake register and more building information.
Arts events, public & performing art, artist support, Arts Agenda and more.
Community development funding, support, advisory services, profiles, bookable facilities and more.
Current vacancies, how to apply, information for recruitment agencies and our Vision.
Have your say, Community Outcomes, Council submissions, public notices and more.
Hamilton Gardens is one of our city’s biggest success stories - read about what's coming next.
Hamiltonians are passionate about the Waikato River – read about what's planned for its future.
The structure of each of the individual chapters of the District Plan is generally summarised as follows:
This briefly describes the resource management matters addressed in the Chapter.
The objectives set the direction Council has taken in response to the issues facing the City, and outline the outcomes that the District Plan seeks.
The policies define the course of action that the Council has adopted to achieve an objective.
A rule is a regulatory method to implement the policies. These are listed in the Activity Status Table and as General Standards and Specific Standards within each chapter. This includes links to other chapters with relevant rules.
e) Restricted Discretionary, Discretionary and Non-Complying Matters of Discretion and Assessment Criteria
This section lists Restricted Assessment activities, specifically identifying what matters discretion has been restricted to, relevant assessment criteria and whether the consent will be processed without the need for public notification or approval by affected persons. The reference headings cross-reference to matters and criteria contained in Appendix 1.3.3: District Plan Administration – Restricted Discretionary, Discretionary and Non-Complying Matters for Discretion and Assessment Criteria.
f) Other Resource Consent Information
This section cross-references to other parts of the District Plan containing relevant information for resource consent applications.