Engineering

  Unit Fee ($)

Connection of utility services

Individual connections
  Wastewater connection application * 200.00
  Stormwater connection application * 200.00
  Water connection application * 200.00
Multiple connections
  Application to connect two utility services * 300.00
  Application to connect all three utility services * 400.00
  * Includes application processing, site inspection, and preparation of cost estimate.
Physical connections, disconnections, and alterations to services of wastewater, stormwater, and water (including Pongaroa) by approved contractor actual cost
In the event that work completed by an approved contractor does not meet the required standards and fails the first inspection, a fee will be charged for each additional inspection.
Additional inspection (if required due to deficiencies identified as part of works completion signoff) 200.00

Inspection

Grease trap inspection fee per inspection 60.00
These inspections are part of Council’s proactive programme for managing discharges into our wastewater system. Should the grease trap and/or the records of the grease trap cleaning be less than satisfactory at the time of inspection, another inspection will be carried out a short time later.

Road reserve activities

Traffic management plan no charge
Corridor access request
  Utilities * † 400.00
  Additional inspection (if required due to deficiencies identified as part of works completion signoff) 200.00
  * Includes application processing, construction inspection (if required), construction completion inspection.
† Includes utility work as governed by the New Zealand Utilities Advisory Group National Code of Practice.
Vehicle crossings (new and existing properties)
  Application (includes application processing, construction inspection (if required), construction completion inspection) 200.00
  Additional inspection (if required due to deficiencies identified as part of works completion signoff) 200.00
  Refundable bond 500.00
Temporary road closure
  Application (includes application processing and report to Council) 150.00
  Advertising costs actual cost
  Inspection each 200.00

No spray zone

Application for no spray zone per application 150.00
* This fee is not applicable to certified organic farms.

Solid Waste Disposal

Pongaroa landfill; and Eketahuna, Pahiatua, and Woodville transfer stations
  General refuse per bag 6.00
  Wheelie bins per bin 8.00
  Car boot load per vehicle 29.00
  Utilities, trailers, stationwagons, family vans, and other vehicles per m3 45.00
  Green waste per m3 17.00
  Clean fill per m3 17.00
All transfer stations
  Tyres
    Motorbike tyres per tyre 7.00
    Car tyres per tyre 7.00
    4x4 light utility per tyre 10.00
    Truck tyre per tyre 25.00
    Heavy goods per tyre 35.00
  Televisions
    Flat screen televisions/monitors per item 20.00
    All other televisions per item 25.00
Dannevirke transfer station only
  Domestic/commercial waste - all vehicles (minimum charge of $6.00 applies for each load) per tonne 225.00
  Green waste and clean fill (minimum charge of $6.00 applies for each load) per tonne 85.00

Wastewater

Trade Waste Disposal Charges (Bylaw 1990)
  Clause 25 fixed charge for right to discharge   365.00
  Rate of discharge per m3 0.35
  Suspended solids per kg 0.55
  BOD5 per kg 0.55
  Tankered septic tank disposal per m3 35.00