Policies Bay of Plenty Regional Council has produced:
Regional Policy Statement
Provides a framework for sustainably managing the region's natural and physical resources.
Council Protocol for Bay of Plenty RMA Policy and Plans
When and how councils in the region consult in relation to Resource Management Act policy and plan preparation, variations and change.
Dangerous Dams Policy
This policy was developed to assist the Council reduce the risk of dam failure in the region.
Provides clear guidance on how our enforcement obligations are carried out when there's a breach of the Resource Management Act 1991.
LGOIMA Response and Proactive Release Policy 2021
This policy sets out how Council manages requests for official information and the circumstances when it will proactively release information.
Regional Parks Policy
Developed in order to provide for the continued access to, and enjoyment of, the unique characteristics of the region, by present and future generations.
Remission and Postponement of Rates
The Remission and Postponement of Rates Policy provides detail on active rates relief plans in place.
Resource Management Act and Building Charges Policy
Outlines how the Council recovers costs for administering the Resource Management Act in the region.
Revenue and Financing Policy
Describes how Council will use revenue and financing sources to fund its activities.
Significance and Engagement Policy
Enables Council and its communities to identify the degree of significance attached to particular issues, proposals, assets, decisions and activities.
Third Party Infrastructure Policy
Guides Council decision making on applications for funding that are not owned by Council.
Recognises the importance of local government authorities working together to improve the Bay of Plenty region.