LGOIMA Response, Charging and Proactive Release Policy

The LGOIMA Response, Charging and Proactive Release Policy was approved by Horowhenua District Council's Executive Leadership Team in November 2023.

Purpose and scope

The purpose of the policy is to:

  • support decision-making processes and information available and accessible to customers;
  • enable more effective public participation in decision-making and promote the accountability of elected members and officials;
  • provide clear guidance for requesters of information; and for Council staff when reactively or proactively providing information; and
  • promote good governance and encourage transparency in decision making proactively releasing LGOIMA responses on the Council public website when deemed appropriate.

This policy applies to all Council employees including elected and appointed representatives, contractors and consultants working on Council business and applies to any LGOIMA response deemed appropriate for release.

Horowhenua District Council LGOIMA Response, Charging and Proactive Release Policy(PDF, 237KB)

Relevant legislation

This policy should be read in conjunction with the:

Policy review

A review of this policy will take place in November 2025.