Miscellaneous - Fees & Charges

Miscellaneous  Fees & Charges - Outside view of the Horowhenua Council building.

Horowhenua District Council's fees and charges for the 2024/2025 financial year, from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025, are available below. These fees and charges were consulted on as part of the Long Term Plan 2024-2044 (LTP) and were adopted by Council on 12 June 2024.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates.


Miscellaneous Fees & Charges Fees 2024/2025
Litter Infringement Offence $400.00
Mobile Shop/Hawker (Non Food) - Permit to Operate  $335.00
Mobile Food Businesses registered with other Territorial Authorities - permit to operate (does not apply when operating at events only) $335.00
Water Testing for Registered Premises $157.00 plus costs
Certificate of Compliance (New Liquor Licence Application) $515.00
Interpreters Cost + 20%
Monitoring/Inspection Costs – Swimming Pools, Consent Monitoring Fee Time based hourly rate at $180.00 per hour
Printing and Copying Fees 2024/2025 
A4 Black & White $0.20
A4 Black & White Double Sided $0.30
A4 Colour $1.40
A4 Colour Double Sided $2.80
A3 Black & White $0.30
A3 Black & White Double Sided $0.40
A3 Colour $2.80
A3 Colour Double Sided $5.00
A2 Colour or Black & White – Single Sided Only $8.70
A1 Colour or Black & White – Single Sided Only $16.50
A0 Colour or Black & White – Single Sided Only $31.00
Abandoned Vehicles Fees 2024/2025 
Towage  $180.00 plus actual costs and daily storage costs
Daily Storage $10.00 per day
Noise Control Fees 2024/2025 
Return of Seized Equipment (Cash/EFTPOS Only) $350.00 
Infringement Fine Fee Set by Legislation $500.00 
Skateboards Fees 2024/2025 
Return of Impounded Skateboard $40.00 
Administrative Services  Fees 2024/2025
Receiving third party reports or other information to place on a property file at the owner’s request. (Includes recording a Building Consent Exemption on the property file). $185.00
Support service administration fee (hourly rate) $156.00
Land Information Memorandum (commercial/industrial/rural/rural residential) fee. Plus hourly rate over three hours. $388.50
Land Information Memorandum (urban residential) $380.00
Property File Request - Building information only (per title) $72.00
Property File Request - Resource consent information only (per title) $72.00
Property File Request - Record (Certificate) of Title, consent notices and easement documents only (per title) $72.00
Consents List (monthly subscription) $13.50

Administrative services notes:

  1. Property file information and LIMs will be delivered electronically. If hard copies are required, additional printing fees will apply.
Other Fees and Charges  Fees 2024/2025
Amusement Permit Set by legislation
Fencing Inspection Fee (per inspection) $180.00
Building Warrant of Fitness Renewal - complete and on time $157.00
Building Warrant of Fitness Renewal - late and / or incomplete $235.00
Periodic Swimming Pool Barrier Inspection / Re-Inspection $180.00
Application for extension of time to provide engineering assessment (EPB) $360.00
Application for exemption from requirement to carry out seismic work $360.00
Building Warrant of Fitness Audit Fee (per inspection) $180.00
Associated Costs for Special Events Fees 2024/2025 
Road Closure Cost
Traffic Management Approval Cost
Advertising Cost
Vehicle Crossing Deposit (if no indemnity form signed) Fees 2024/2025 
- Urban (as defined in District Plan)  $2,171.50
- Rural (as defined in District Plan) $1,628.50
FlagTrax System Fees 2024/2025 
Any costs associated with a physical flag are not the responsibility of Council, and it is expected that customers source their own flags.
Installation of one FlagTrax Flag $24.00
Removal of one FlagTrax Flag $24.00