Administration and miscellaneous fees and charges

The fees and charges below apply to administrative and miscellaneous services.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2023. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with us for any updates.

Where the actual fees incurred by Council are higher than the fees shown, actual costs will be charged.

If a fee or charge for a Council service is not specifically listed below the charge or fee will be the total of the actual cost of materials, officer time incurred to provide the service, and GST.

Cost recovery rates
Internal technical officer/expert (e.g. Building Officer/Engineer) per hour $170.00
Administration Officer per hour $120.00
Black and white copying up to 10 pages no charge
Black and white copying 11 pages or more per side $0.10
Colour copying A4 per side $0.20
Colour copying A3 per side  $0.40 
Building packet data (historical building records)
On a USB stick per stick $12.00
Delivered electronically each $10.00
The charges above relate to standard residential properties. Requests for records for commercial, industrial and complex residential buildings may incur extra administration fees, please call 04 527 2169 for an estimate of costs.  
Street name and numbering
New rural rapid number $0.00
 Replacement rural number   $0.00 
 Rural rapid number blue stake    $0.00
Power charge - Main Street power outlets
Commercial hire per day or part day plus power usage if applicable $0.00
Community organisations (fundraising) $0.00

Debt collection fees to be fully reimbursed

(All costs incurred in Council initiated debt collection action may be recovered from the debtor involved). 

 Rainwater tanks                                                                     

per tank