Engineering Fees & Charges

 UnitFee ($)
Connection of utility services
Individual connections to Council mains
Application to connect stormwater100.00
Application to connect wastewater100.00
Application to connect water100.00
Multiple connections to Council mains
Application to connect two utility services150.00
Application to connect all three utility services200.00
Physical connections to water mains to be carried out by Tararua Alliance
(Note: contractors are not permitted to tap water connections to Council mains)
Pipe size 150mm or less200.00
Pipe size greater than 150mmactual cost
Inspection (as part of works completion signoff)60.00
Inspection
Grease trap inspection feeper inspection60.00
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 planno 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
Temporary road closure
Application (includes application processing and report to Council)150.00
Advertising costsactual cost
Inspection200.00
 Overweight Permit
Application (Including regulated charges)per application150.00
No spray zone
Application for no spray zone * (valid for 24 months)per application150.00
No spray zone pegs (for applications requiring more than two pegs)per peg50.00
* This fee is not applicable to certified organic farms.