Fees & Charges

Last updated: 22 Aug, 2022 03:09pm

Schedule of Fees and Charges 2022/23

User fees and charges are used to recognise that there is a private benefit from the operation of the variety of services provided by the Council to the community.

User fees revenue reduces the rates revenue required to be collected from ratepayers.

The following schedules of fees and charges are for the 2022/23 year.

Select a section or download the entire schedule, in PDF, below.

Animal Fees

Dog Registration Fees*

[Before 1 August: From 1 August 50% of the fee will be added as penalty. For certified seeing eye or hearing dogs, a fee of 50% of those stated below.]

  • Urban – entire dogs $100
  • Urban – spayed/neutered dogs $75
  • Rural – non-neutered and neutered dogs $75 per dog for first 2 dogs
  • Rural – non-neutered and neutered dogs $40 per dog all remaining dogs
  • Dog classified as dangerous $160
  • Urban – application to keep more than 2 dogs $70

Impounding Fees

  • Dogs, sheep, goats $70
  • Second time impounding (dogs) $150
  • Third and subsequent impounding (dogs) $200
  • Cattle, deer, horses and all other animals $80

Droving charge

  • [calculated on actual cost including labour and plant hire] Actual cost

Sustenance fee

  • all animals $15 per day
Bins & Bags
  • Rubbish bags $2.80
  • Replacement/additional recycling bins $11.50
  • Replacement yellow-lid recycling wheelie bin $65
  • Rating information schedule $15
Building Consent and PIM fees
Cemetery

Cemetery

  • Headstone permit $40
  • Family back-fill $400

Plots

  • Lawn $1100
  • Lawn – Child under 1 year old $200
  • Lawn – Child over 1 year old and below 10 years old $350
  • Cremation $250
  • Cremation – Child under 1 year old $160
  • Cremation – Child over 1 year old and below 10years old $250
  • Extra depth charge $450

Interment

  • Lawn $750
  • Cremation $220
  • Child under 1 year old $130
  • Child over 1 year old and below 10years old $320
  • Servicemen $750
  • Out-of-town burial fee $1200
  • Saturday burials $1200
  • Saturday burials – out-of-town $1450
  • Placenta (interment administration fee) $25

Disinterment

  • Actual cost

Natural Burial

  • Plot (2x standard fee) $2200
  • Interment (as above) $750
  • Compost (cost includes topping-up within first 3 years) $300
  • Tree (cost includes planting) $150
  • Natural burial fee (at cost) $250
  • Out of District fee $1200

Private burial service

  • Chapel: $60
Community Notice Board
  • Community Groups Free
  • Commercial and Private $10 per day
Compliance and Monitoring (Health Act 1956)
  • Complaint-driven investigation resulting in issue of improvement notice by Environmental Health Officer $120 per hour
  • Application for review of issue of improvement notice $120 per hour
Events Centre
Food Act 2014
  • Verification of template Food Control Plan*: $370.00 for first 2.5 hours then $150 for every additional hour
  • Renewal of registration for food premises $130
  • Amendment to registration $90

*Includes: booking appointments, checking prior history, travel time, actual time on-site, completion of reports, lodging of results to Ministry of Primary Industries and Council database and follow up on Corrective Action Requests

Library

Rentals (per issue)

  • Fiction books (including re-issues) Free
  • Magazines Free
  • DVDs – children’s (one week) Free
  • DVDs – adult (one week) $2

Fines

  • Adult book – first week Nil
  • Per week thereafter Nil
  • Children’s books – first week Nil
  • Per week thereafter Nil
  • Reserves Nil

Inter-loans

  • Per book, article or subject request $10
  • International inter-loan $30USD
  • Charges from other libraries Actual cost

Other

  • Lost library book Replacement Cost

Administration Fees

Photocopying – per page

  • A3 black and white $0.40
  • A4 black and white $0.10
  • Double-sided black and white – add 10 cents per page
  • A3 colour $0.60
  • A4 colour $0.40 [Double-sided colour – add 20 cents per page]

Laminating 

  • A4 $2.20 per page

 

Outdoor Swimming Complex
  • Entry fee adult/child [per person] Free
  • Schoolgroups* [per child per season] Free
    *schools are responsible for lifeguard arrangements and associated costs
Parks
  • Association Football [per ground] $572
  • Cricket Association $100
  • Athletic Club $572

Additional charges may be levied for additional services, including pitch preparation and repairs

Public Health (Health Act 1956, Health Registration Regulations 1966)

Annual Registration and Inspection

  • Hairdressers $190
  • Motels/Boarding Houses $190
  • Itinerant trader – annual registration including inspection $270
  • Camping Grounds/Motor Home Parks $210
  • Hawkers licence $120
  • Hairdressers, beauticians, tattooists, skin piercers $190
  • Funeral directors $190
  • Offensive trades – septic tank services, waste or refuse cartage $190
  • Saleyards $190
  • Street stall licence $25 per week
  • Health inspection for events where food will be sold, or inspection on request $130
  • Gambling venue applications $300
  • Removal of abandoned vehicles Actual cost plus 10%
  • Noise control – recover all reasonable costs associated with second and subsequent noise complaints investigated from the same property
  • Noise/health-related complaints under the RMA and Health Act 1956 – recover all reasonable costs associated with investigating/resolving the matter
Resource Consent Fees (deposit only)

 

  • Controlled activity (other than minor land use) $1000
  • Restricted Discretionary – non-notified $1000
  • Restricted Discretionary – limited notification $1500
  • Discretionary activity $1500
  • Permitted boundary activity $300
  • Non-complying $2000
  • Heritage items Free

Additional Charges

  • Public notification $800
  • Limited notification (excluding restricted discretionary) $500
  • Pre-hearing $500
  • Post decision – requested changes $500
  • Post decision – minor changes $300
  • Additional processing time above 5 hours $120 per hour
  • Section 127 variation to consent $1000
  • Section 223 RMA certificates $250
  • Section 224 RMA certificates $350
  • Any other certificate $500
  • Monitoring compliance with resource consents: Cost, with maximum of $1,000
  • District Plan changes – deposit only (applicants are required to meet the full cost of processing applications) $5100
  • Land Information Memorandum (LIM) *refund less $50 admin fee, if cancelled within 1-2 working days $250
  • Land Information Memorandum (LIM) – urgent service *no refund if cancelled $450
  • Other external reports, e.g. engineers, commissioners, solicitors, special advisors: Actual cost (indicative charges between $150-$300 per hour) 

Infrastructure Contribution

  • Sewerage $2300
  • Water $2300
  • Stormwater $2300

Infrastructure Contribution – Waingawa Industrial Zone 

  • Sewerage $2990
  • Water $2990
  • Stormwater $1495

Reserve Contribution

  • Residential, Commercial and Industrial Zones 3% of land value + GST
  • Rural Zone 2% of land value + GST

Roading Contribution

  • Residential, Commercial and Industrial Zones 2% of land value + GST
  • Rural Zone 3% of land value + GST

Monthly building consent lists $20
Officer consultation $120 per hour

Service Fees
  • Water connection Actual cost
  • Sewer connection Actual cost
  • Administration fee $90
  • Combined sewer and water connection Actual cost
  • Standard vehicle crossing Actual cost
  • Applications for water race draw off $150
  • Applications for piping or relocating water race $150 plus expenses
  • Clearing sewers (property owner boundary to main) Actual cost
  • Damage to road reserve Actual cost
Transfer Station
  • Car boot or SUV (up to 100kg) $17
  • Small trailer, van or ute up to 1.8m x 1.2m x 0.4m high or up to 250kg $36
  • Large trailer (up to 500kg)/medium truck (less than 2 tonne) $66
  • Weigh in/out $200 per tonne (minimum $20)

Green waste

  • Car boot or SUV (up to 100kg) $5
  • Small trailer, van or ute up to 1.8m x 1.2m x 0.4m high or up to 250kg) $10
  • Large trailer (up to 500kg)/medium truck (less than 2 tonne) $20
  • Weigh in/out $42 per tonne (minimum $20) 

Tyres

  • Tyres (per tonne) $510
  • Car and 4WD tyres – up to 4 tyres on rims $3.50 each
  • Truck tyres – up to 4 tyres $5.50 each
  • Tractor or earth mover tyres, more than 4 tyres/load (any type) or mixed load containing tyres $510 per tonne
Trade Waste
Waingawa Water

Connected $123.02
Metered water $2.73 per m3
Metered water – high volume [>50,000 cubic metres per year] $1.75 per m3

Water Race

Metered for principally commercial/industrial use $2.05 per cubic metre taken 
Metered for principally horticultural use  $1.20 per cubic metre taken