Email invoices are quicker, easier to access and better for the planet. If you want to sign up to receive your rates correspondence by email, please complete the form below.

Sign up to receive your invoice by email

When you submit this form, you are authorising the delivery of rates assessments, rates invoices, penalty notices and inserts relating to the property identified below, to be received by email. You will no longer receive paper copies by post. By submitting this authorisation you agree that you have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions and Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s privacy statement.

PLEASE NOTE: If you already receive your combined city/district council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council rates assessment and rates invoice by email you don’t need to do anything further – we will send your regional council invoices via email too. 

Sign up to receive your invoice by email

Property details

Refer to Rates Invoice - e.g. 0650000100
By ticking this box you authorise Bay of Plenty Regional Council to share the information provided in this form with your city/district council for the purpose of authorising your city/district council to send your rates invoices, rates assessments and any penalty notices by email (where that service is provided by the council) in agreement with the terms and conditions and privacy policy of your city/district council. Please ensure that you have read and agree to your city/district council’s terms and conditions for email delivery of rates invoices, assessments, and notices.

By submitting this form, you confirm that you are the owner / ratepayer of the property and have supplied a valid email address.  You also confirm that have read and agreed to the Terms and Conditions and Bay of Plenty Regional Council's privacy statement.

Terms and conditions 

  1. This authorisation form needs to be submitted by one of the current ratepayers as listed on the rates invoice.
  2. Please advise Bay of Plenty Regional Council of any change/cancellation of the email address and/or sale of the property. It is your responsibility to keep the email address current.
  3. One rates invoice per property will be issued to the email address provided.
  4. The emailing of the rates assessment and rates invoice will be initiated for the next billing period.
  5. Bay of Plenty Regional Council is not responsible for rates assessments, rates invoices, or penalty notices that cannot be delivered because of an incorrect or invalid email address or an error in transmission.
  6. If the email is unable to be sent, then a hard copy will be mailed to the last known postal address of a ratepayer as notified to Bay of Plenty Regional Council or to the last known business or residential address of a ratepayer.
  7. Email authorisation may be cancelled at any time at the discretion of Bay of Plenty Regional Council.
  8. Personal information collected by Bay of Plenty Regional Council from this authorisation will be held in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020 and our privacy statement.
  9. This authorisation covers rates assessments, rates invoices, penalty notices, and inserts. We may also use your contact details to inform you of Bay of Plenty Regional Council activities and services that may affect you. If you do not want your email address and/or phone number used for this purpose please contact us. We will not use your email address or phone number for general marketing. 
  10. Your rates assessment, rates invoice or penalty notice will be treated as having been received by you in accordance with section 136 of the Local Government (Rating) Act.
  11. You acknowledge that nothing in these terms and conditions or the email authorisation affects your liability as a ratepayer to pay rates and penalties under the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002.