Council Plans & Regulations

GETBA examines Auckland Council proposed changes and their implications for business, making it easier for you to get on with your business. We keep you informed, research, consult and make submissions on your behalf.
Auckland Council Emergency Budget decision
17 Jul 2020

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee yesterday voted for a 3.5% rates increase, the higher of the two options consulted on, to address a revenue shortfall of $475 million and additio...

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Auckland Council Emergency Budget 2020/2021
01 Jun 2020

Due to COVID-19 Auckland Council revenue is projected to be over $500 million less than previously budgeted. Council says not increasing rates would have severe impacts on council services, new infras...

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Auckland Council Annual Budget 2020/2021
11 Dec 2019

The Mayoral Proposal for the Annual Budget 2020/2021 has been released. This will be the third year of the 10 year Budget/Long Term Plan 2018-2028, and also includes Local Board Plans which are adopte...

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Greenmount Landfill to Park update
04 Feb 2019

The process for handover from EnviroWaste to Auckland Council in preparation for public use has been further delayed. Further earthworks and additional topsoil are required to ensure quality of the f...

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Auckland Council 10-Year Budget 2018-28
31 May 2018

Auckland Council approved its Long-Term Plan 2018-2028 /10-year Budget on 31 May 2018. Whilst holding a general rates increase to 2.5%, Council approved new rates and a Regional Fuel Tax to target spe...

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Review of Alcohol Bans, July - October 2015
06 Feb 2017

Business East Tamaki is disappointed that the Howick Local Board has not listened to Business East Tamaki and 97 submitters and has allowed the alcohol bans in the East Tamaki industrial precinct to l...

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Draft Long-Term Plan 2015-2025
11 May 2015

View Business East Tamaki's submission on Auckland Council's proposed 10-year budget. Issues of interest to business include fixing and funding transport, differential rating (general and wastewater r...

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Rates and the Business Differential
12 Oct 2015

Business East Tamaki has lobbied against the business differential on Council Rates. In our view, Council's timeframe to reduce this business differential over 10 years is too slow.

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