Anyone can make a formal submission on the Proposed District Plan once it is publicly notified. Making a submission enables individuals and groups to have a say on how District Plans are developed. Submissions also help the Plan Review Hearing Panel understand how the community want to manage effects on the environment in our district.
Post: Central Hawke’s Bay District Council, PO BOX 127, Waipawa 4240
Drop off: Central Hawke’s Bay District Council Offices, 28 – 32 Ruataniwha Street, Waipawa
Please note: Submissions are public information so everything that’s in it will be publicly available. You can ask for some of your details, like your phone number or email address, to be kept confidential.
Come and talk to one of our Planners in person or over Zoom. You can ask specific questions or seek clarification on the Proposed District Plan.
Council Planners and consultants will be happy to answer specific questions, or give you general clarification about the plan. They can also help you understand how to go about making a formal submission.
Book a time to meet a Planner, over the phone,or on Zoom by ringing Council on 06 857 8060 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tips for an effective submission
Submissions are public information. All the submissions we receive on the Proposed District Plan will be able to be read here.
Planning Officers will summarise everyone’s submissions so you can get an overview of what people think about the Proposed District Plan. Once complete, this summary will be found here.
After submissions have been received and summarised, we’ll announce the when the further submissions period is open.
A further submission is a submission that supports or opposes someone else’s submission, however only certain people can make a further submission. Further submitters can be;
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