Consultation Process - How can I have my say?

14 Nov 2018

The Council must use the special consultative procedure to amend the Bylaw. Section 83(1)(a) of Local Government Act 2002 requires the Council to prepare a Statement of Proposal. Section 86(2) requires the Statement of Proposal to include: a draft of the bylaw and the reasons for the proposal; and a report on the relevant determinations by the Council under section 155 of the LGA 2002.

Submissions are welcomed on the Bylaw.

You can submit your opinions online via an electronic submission form on the Council website. You may post or fax submissions to the Council. You also need to indicate whether you wish to appear in person before the Council to speak in support of your submission.

To get your submission to us, either:

Visit our website and submit online at:


Email to: submissions to:


Post to: Rotorua Lakes Council, Private Bag 3029, Rotorua Mail Centre, Rotorua 3046

The submission period runs from 23 November 2018 until 25 January 2019.

Submissions must be received by Council no later than 5pm on 25 January 2019.

Submissions on the Bylaw are available to the public and the media. This includes your personal information. All submissions will be acknowledged. Submitters who wish to speak to their submission will be advised of the Council meeting date following the closure of submissions.

Any questions please please phone the Council on 07 348 4199 or email us at
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