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Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges

Gisborne District Council's current fees and charges apply from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019. 

Fees & Charges 2018/19 [PDF, 2.4 MB]

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Refer to the fees and charges schedule above for full details

Major changes in 2018/19 fees

Rates refund fee has been implemented. The fee per transaction will exclude refunds on properties involving sale and purchase agreements.

Community rooms and courtyard space will be available for hire at the Library. 

Corridor Access Requests (CAR): a new charge – decision carried Assets & Infrastructure 15 June 2017(external link).

Maritime Transport Act 1994 fee for vessels requiring a pilot entering Gisborne Harbour limits. 

A new fee for technician services for hydrology monitoring and assessments. 

New fees have been established for regional compliance monitoring and science to cover costs that have historically been borne by the general ratepayer. 2 new types of fees and charges:
- annual compliance monitoring fee
- annual science and environmental monitoring charge. 

An increase to the wastewater CCTV camera hire to reflect actual time required for inspections. 

An increase to the trade waste application fee permitted consents to reflect actual time
required to process. 

An increase to the water by meter fee is required for commercial users in order to meet
additional costs and demand. 

Fees and charges for Council's business units are based on sound commercial practice or cost recovery basis and are subject to change. These may be updated at any time during the year to meet changing market conditions. 

Payments may be made by credit card, an additional surcharge fee of 1.9% applies to each transaction.

GST - unless otherwise stated, published fees and charges are inclusive of GST at 15%.

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