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Decision on RC135478 - Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd - The decision on the resource consent applications filed by Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd in relation to construction storage ponds at Wrights Road and Dixons Road, Burnt Hill, has been released. (1 October 2014)


Ashley River Bridge - There will be a stop/go operation in place on Thursday 2 October at the Ashley River Bridge from approximately 9 am to 4 pm to remove sheet piling on the northern approach.

Extension of Ohoka Kerbside Recycling Collection Area - Waste Management has begun delivering the wheelie bins into the newly extended recycling collection area in rural Ohoka, Mandeville and Swannanoa. Please check the address labels on the bins to make sure you take the bin allocated to your property. Unfortunately information packs were not delivered with the bins on Monday and Tuesday - these will be dropped into letterboxes early next week.


Building Consent Applications - Delay - Please note that, in the interim period while the Council is in the process of changing over to its new computer system, there could be delays in the processing of Building Consent applications. We, and our IT contractors, have allocated extra resources to addressing these delays and we hope to be able to return to a more satisfactory level of service as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience delays may cause.

The Land Use Recovery Plan - The Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) took effect on 6 December 2013. It is a statutory document that directs the Waimakariri District Council to make changes to its District Plan. Some of these changes have already occurred, while others are to be developed by the Council and provided to the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery within specified timeframes. Comments are now invited on Actions 12, 21, 26 and 28. Comments will need to be received by 5 pm on Friday 17 October 2014.

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