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Long Term Plan 2015–25
The Carterton District Council’s consultation document for the Long Term Plan 2015–2025 is now available. This document discusses the key issues identified by the Council, a financial summary of the proposed ten year plan, and the proposed rates for 2015/16.
Copies of the consultation document and a submission form are available at the Council office and the library. The consultation document and additional supporting information is available online here, and reference copies are available at the library and Council office.
A public meeting with elected members to discuss the proposed Long Term Plan will be held in the Carterton Events Centre on Thursday 21 May 2015 at 7.30pm.
Your feedback is encouraged. You can talk directly to your councillors or Mayor. You can write a letter or complete the submission form.
Submissions close 4.00pm Tuesday 9 June 2015 and should be posted to Long Term Plan Submission, PO Box 9 Carterton, emailed to info@cdc.govt.nz, or faxed to 06 379 7832.
Submissions will be heard by Council on 15–17 June 2015.
Consultation on financial policies
In accordance with section 82 of the Local Government Act 2002, the Carterton District Council seeks your comments on a number of minor changes proposed to the following Council policies:
Revenue and Financing Policy
Investment Policy
Remission of Rates Policy
Copies of the proposed policies are available at the Council office, the library, and are available here
Submissions close 4.00pm Tuesday 9 June 2015 and should be posted to Financial Policy Submission, PO Box 9 Carterton, emailed to info@cdc.govt.nz, or faxed to 06 379 7832.

The Carterton Charles Rooking Carter Community Awards
2015 Charles Rooking Carter Awards Nominations are open now!
Nominations close 5pm on Friday 15 May
2015 Awards Dinner will be on Saturday 13 June 2015.
For further information, nomination forms and guidelines click here!

To watch last year’s nomination videos click here

Draft Local Approved Products Policy Psychoactive Substances

Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to sections 83 and 87 of the Local Government Act 2002, and section 69 of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013, Masterton and Carterton District Councils have prepared a Statement of Proposal, the draft Local Approved Products Policy (LAPP), for the purpose of formal consultation with the communities of Masterton and Carterton Districts.
A copy of the Statement of Proposal/draft LAPP is available for public inspection from Masterton and Carterton District Council offices and libraries, and on line at www.mstn.govt.nz and www.cdc.govt.nz
Comment on the Statement of Proposal/draft LAPP, by way of written submission, is invited up until 4.30pm on Monday 15th June 2015.  

View the public notice and Draft LAPP here

Reserve Management Plans review
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Getting creative in our Community - Placemaking Programme
We want your ideas on how we could transform the new Carrington Park Public Toilets  so tourists are compelled to stop, take a photo, and spend some money in our town.
Download the flyer here


The Carterton District Council, 28 Holloway Street, (PO Box 9), Carterton has received an application for resource consent from South Wairarapa Veterinary Services.
The application is for subdivision of property in Rural (Primary Production) zone, at 3236 State Highway 2 into 4 lots, and land use consent for establishing a veterinary clinic on proposed Lot 4. For more information please view here

Local Government Reorganisation
The Local Government Commission has issued a draft proposal for reorganising local government in Wellington and Wairarapa. Submissions on the draft proposal closed on 2 March 2015. The Carterton District Council’s submission to the Commission can be read here

Water restrictions lifted
There are no longer any restrictions on the use of the Town Water Supply.

Open Fire Season
Open Fire Season
There are currently no fire restrictions throughout Carterton urban area and Wairarapa rural district.
In the urban area, approved incinerators must be used.
For rural fire enquiries, ring Wairarapa Rural Fire District Office on 06 370 9557.
For urban fire enquiries, ring Carterton District Council on 06 379 4030.

Visiting Carterton
Planning on visiting the Carterton region or have family coming to visit and need somewhere to stay? The Carterton Holiday Park offers a park like setting with individual private sites. It is close to the shops, parks, swimming baths and the entrances to the Tararua ranges. The park offers 24 powered sites, numerous non-powered and tent sites. It also boasts 6 fully furnished, heated and carpeted self-contained units sleeping up to six people (bring your own bedding or hire from us) plus 4 budget cabins. The park also has well equipped communal facilities. Click here to find out more.....…..