Council Projects and Open Consultations

Council Key Projects

Martinborough Community Centre (Waihinga Centre)
A project to strengthen the Town Hall and create a community hub

Featherston Wastewater Ponds

Wastewater Treatment
A project to implement the best environmental but affordable solution to dispose of community sewerage

Martinborough Water Tanks

Water Supply
A project to upgrade our water supplies so they comply with NZ Drinking Water Standards (coming soon)



Council Consultations

South Wairarapa Spatial Plan - Discussion

How do you want South Wairarapa to look in the future? What is strategically important for growth in our district? Where should development occur? What areas should be protected? These are the important questions we want your input on to develop a spatial plan for the District. Submissions open Weds 10 July.

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Annual Plan 19/20
Consultation on the Annual Plan 19/20 has now closed.  Click the link above for the Consultation Document, and key dates about the Annual Plan process.  Submissions closed 4pm, 8 May 2019.

Wellington Water Proposal Consultation

Wellington Water Proposal
Consultation on the Wellington Water Proposal has now closed.

Bylaws Review

This is a joint consultation with Masterton, Carterton and South Wairarapa District Councils.

Consultation on the Bylaws Review now closed. Click on the link above for more information.


Updated Register of Notable Trees

Consultation on the Updated Register of Notable Trees (Appendix 1.4 of the District Plan) has now closed.

Click on the link above for more information.

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Gambling Venues Policy Review

Masterton District Council (MDC), Carterton District Council (CDC) and South Wairarapa District Council (SWDC) have adopted the Statement of Proposal for the draft Wairarapa Class 4 Gambling and Standalone TAB Venues Policy.  Consultation has now closed.

Click on the link above for more information.

Private Plan Change Request & Resource Consent Application for the Orchards Retirement Village, Greytown

SWDC has accepted a request for a Private Plan Change to the Wairarapa Combined District Plan and received a Resource Consent Application from The Orchards Limited Partnership. Submissions are open until 29 May.

Click on the link above for more information.



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