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West Coast reorganisation proposal

Overview & decisions

Overview:

Final proposal for a combined West Coast District Plan:

On 30 August 2018 the Local Government Commission published its draft proposal for a combined West Coast District Plan as a final proposal. The proposal will see the formation of a joint committee comprising members of the Buller, Grey and Westland district councils, the West Coast Regional Council and iwi, to be responsible for preparing and approving a new combined district plan.

Read more here:

Final proposal document - PDF (310KB)

Final proposal document - Word (DOCX, 185KB)

See media release for background summary: Commission opts for one plan (11 September 2018)

Public notice (PDF, 115KB)

Hearings

The Commission held hearings in Westport, Greymouth and Hokitika on 30 and 31 May 2018. 

Submissions

The Commission invited submissions in response to the draft proposal.  It received 38 written submissions. These can be read here:

Draft proposal for a combined West Coast District Plan:

In April 2018 the Local Government Commission published its draft proposal for a combined West Coast District Plan. The proposal would see the formation of a joint committee comprising members of the Buller, Grey and Westland district councils, the West Coast Regional Council and iwi, to be responsible for preparing and approving a new combined district plan.

Read more here

Draft Proposal document PDF (PDF, 3MB)

Draft Proposal document (Word) (DOCX, 336KB)

Media release

Public Notice