Information on what's going on in Council, what you can have your say on and how to do it.
View the meeting calendar and download agendas.
Information on the processes and requirements for building in Central Otago.
Find out more about how you can reduce, reuse and recycle and help us work towards zero waste.
Find out what events and activities are happening at your local library.
Find out what's on at our pools or enrol for learn to swim programmes with Central Swim School.
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View our current and archived Annual Plans and Long Term Plans, and our District Plan.
May 2017: Central Otago District Council’s Planning Team is trialling something new. Due to the increased level of development in Cromwell the team will now have one of its planning officers based at the Cromwell Service Centre each Monday. Those wanting to discuss a planning issue can drop in or make an appointment. Phone (03) 440 0056 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What you need to know about planning a project when heritage factors come into play.
Want to subdivide a property in this district? Find out the steps to get a subdivision consent.
Introduction to development contributions in our district and links to related policy.
Specific District Plan rules relate to earthworks in both rural and residential areas.
There are 4 key activities that may trigger the need for resource consent. Read our guidance notes.
Information on the NES for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health.
Publicly notified and limited notified consents explained, and the notification process outlined.
What is a resource consent? When do you need one? How do you get one? Get the answers...
If you want to build a dwelling on a site in a Rural Resource Area you'll need resource consent.
A summary of what Council will consider when processing resource consent applications.
District-wide and specific rules around signage and links to the District Plan for more detail.
Do you provide accommodation for travellers? Read this page to see if you need a resource consent.
Information you'll need for sorting out your drinking water supply and getting a water test.