Level 1 water restrictions are in place for Foxton & Foxton Beach from Monday 28 November 2022 until further notice, due to increasing demand for water. Level 1 water restrictions remain in place for Levin and Ōhau until further notice.
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Plans and strategies currently in place and adopted by Horowhenua District Council are available below.
The Transforming Taitoko/Levin (Levin Town Centre Strategy) aims to guide how the town centre will look and work in the future.
The Horowhenua Growth Strategy plans where and how our district will grow out to 2040.
The Long Term Plan (LTP) 2021-2041 is Council's key strategic planning document. It outlines Council's financial situation as well as the levels of service we're committed to for the activities we undertake and capital projects work programme.
View Council's 2022/2023 Annual Plan which outlines planned projects and activities, based on year two of the Long Term Plan 2021-2041.
The Heritage Strategy assists both Council and the community to more effectively manage heritage with the Horowhenua District.
Council's Open Space Strategy provides a strategic vision for open space within the Horowhenua District and proposes a large number of actions.
The Horowhenua Waste Minimisation & Management Plan (WMMP) sets out how the Council will progress efficient and effective waste management and minimisation in the Horowhenua District.
Council's reviewing its Reserve Management Plans (RMPs), many of which were prepared in 1999 & 2000. Plans currently being prepared or reviewed and those that have been completed can be viewed here.
Council's Shared Pathways Strategy provides a strategic framework for a shared pathways trail network linking the district's major communities.
The Foxton Beach Reserves Investment Plan is a programme of investment in the public reserves at Foxton Beach over a ten-year timeframe. Funding has been allocated from the Foxton Beach Freeholding Account to make improvements within these reserves over this timeframe.
View information about Horowhenua District Council's Property Strategy and the sale of non-core properties.
The Housing Action Plan is an initiative that came from the Community Wellbeing Strategy. Horowhenua is one of the fastest growing districts in Aotearoa and that has placed growing pressure on housing and families. A multi-sector Housing Forum was created and through this forum the Housing Action Plan was created.
Find out more about the Master Plans we're creating for three new communities in Horowhenua.
The Horowhenua Integrated Transport Strategy (HITS) provides strategic direction to Council, our transport partners and our community on how we plan to develop our transport network and deliver key transport solutions for the next 30 years.
View Horowhenua District Council's Infrastructure Strategy | Te Rautaki Hanganga Metarahi. This 30-year strategy is part of Council's strategic planning framework that includes Activity Management Plans (AMPs) and the Financial Strategy, and sets out a plan for managing infrastructure assets.
The Horowhenua 2040 Strategy (H2040) sets out a new direction for Horowhenua over twenty years.
The Horowhenua 2040 Blueprint details 12 action areas Horowhenua District Council is committed to improving, with liveability and prosperity at the heart of the work being prioritised.
View Horowhenua District Council's Procurement Strategy, adopted on 14 September 2022, along with the Delegations Register. This strategy is included in Council's Procurement Framework, which sets the direction in how procurement is to be completed over the next three years.