Consultation results

Reserves Bylaw 222

Bylaw effective from 17 July 2014

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Freedom Camping Bylaw 220

Bylaw revoked 19 September 2013

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Morrison Street Pedestrian Mall Declaration 2013

Council adopted the declaration on 14 May 2013. Find out more.

Social Wellbeing Policy 2011

Council reviewed its Social Wellbeing Policy in 2010 and 2011 and a revised policy was adopted on 28 June 2011. It will be considered for review again in 2017.

Go to the Social Wellbeing page.

Nelson 2011/2012 Annual Plan

Adopted 23 June, 2011

Find out more about the final Annual Plan

Bylaw 208 Advertising Commercial Sexual Services

Bylaw adopted 20 May 2011

Find out more about Bylaw 208 Advertising Commercial Sexual Services

Statement of proposal to amend the Nelson Community Plan 2009-19 and Water Supply Bylaw 2008

Adopted by Council 17 March 2011

Council adopted the proposal to change the Nelson Community Plan and the Water Supply Bylaw at its meeting on 17 March, 2011. The changes clarify the circumstances where credit may be provided to ratepayers on their water bill when a leak has resulted in a much higher than usual bill. Find out more about this consultation on the Water Supply Bylaw 217.

Nelson South/Richmond East Draft Structure Plan

superseded by proposed Plan Change 18

Find out more about Proposed Plan Change 18 Nelson South.

Plan Change 15 Heritage

Operative 9 August 2010

At its meeting on 29 July 2010 the Council resolved to make Plan Change 15 (Heritage) operative on 9 August 2010. This was publicly notified on 31 July 2010

Find out more about Proposed plan change 15 Heritage.

Land Development Manual 2010

Adopted 29 July 2010

Approval was given by Council on 29 July 2010 to replace the Engineering Standards with the Land Development Manual. For more information about the Land Development Manual 2010 and the Engineering Standards, including download files and drawing.

Arts Policy

Adopted 15 July 2010

Inclusion of art during the development phase of Council projects is now being encouraged, along with exploring potential new arts partnerships, thanks to the new Arts Policy adopted on 15 July . Read more about the Arts Policy.

Draft Annual Plan 2010/11

Adopted 3 June 2010

The Draft Annual Plan explains the services and activities that Council plans to provide over the coming year. It highlights and explains any major differences from what had been planned in the ten-year Nelson Community Plan. Read more on the Draft Annual Plan 2010/11 consultation.

Performing Arts and Conference Centre

Council decides against proposed site

At its 10 December 2009 meeting, Council voted against building the Performing Arts and Conference Centre(PACC) at the proposed Rutherford Street site. Instead, Council will begin a search for a new site to construct a PACC.  Nearly 600 submissions were received on the proposed $28 million multi-purpose performing arts facility (the Performing Arts and Conference Centre, or PACC). Council held hearings on 1 and 2 December. Find out more.

Regional Policy Statement (RPS)

Document drafting postponed

Council is required to have a RPS under the Resource Management Act. Its purpose is to give an overview of the main resource management issues in our area and outline how we will achieve sustainable management of natural and physical resources in Nelson. The RPS is reviewed every ten years. Learn more about the review of the Regional Policy Statement.

Our commitment to the community

Nelson City Council is committed to working in partnership with the community to ensure that Council's priorities reflect those of the community. Therefore, Council's affairs are conducted in an open, informed and democratic manner and relevant information is readily available so that everyone can make an informed contribution to the decision-making process.

Viewing submissions

After consultations close, all submissions can be made available for public viewing in the Customer Service Centre and the Nelson Public Libraries. For a copy of the submissions please phone +64 3 546 0200.