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Policy Review Consultation

Download the full statement of proposal here

Purpose of this Statement for Proposal


Timaru District Council has reviewed three policies and is now proposing a number of changes. This Statement of Proposal is seeking public feedback on these changes. Let us know what you think......

  • The draft Gambling Venue Policy;
  • The Local Approved Products Policy; and
  • The draft Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy

This Statement of Proposal has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of section 83 and 87 of the Local Government Act 2002. It includes making publicly available -

  • The draft policy and the rationale behind this:
  • Other reasonably practicable options; and
  • A description of the consultation and submission process, including the period within which views on the proposal may be provided.

Once the submission period closes, Council will conduct hearings for anyone who wishes to speak in support of their submission.

Want more information?

If you have any questions about the draft policies, you can contact:

Gambling Venue Policy and Local Approved Policy

Debbie Fortuin, Environmental Compliance Manager (debbie.fortuin@timdc.govt.nz)

Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy

Jayson Ellis, Building Control Manager (jayson.ellis@timdc.govt.nz)

If you have any questions about the consultation process, please contact Mark Low or Fabia Fox at submission@timdc.govt.nz

Telephone: 03 687 7200


9 October 2019 - 11 November 2019Consultation Period
11 November 2019Submissions Close
26 November 2019Council considers submissions (public hearings if required)
10 December 2019Council decision on Gambling Venue Policy; Local Approved Products Policy; and Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy

Submissions are public information

Submissions made to Council, including submitters’ name, will be included in papers available to the Council, media and the public.

If requested, Council is legally required to make all written and electronic submissions available to the public including the name and contact details of the submitter, subject to the provisions of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

If you believe there are compelling reasons why your contact details or submission should be kept confidential, please contact us.

Last updated: 26 Mar 2020