Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) has declared a Restricted Fire Season for the entire Horowhenua District, as of 8am on Monday, 18 February 2019. A Prohibited Fire Season remains in place on all Horowhenua beaches and sand dunes.
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Level 2 water restrictions are in place for Levin and Ōhau from Wednesday 13 February until further notice.
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Level 1 water supply restrictions are in place for Foxton and Foxton Beach from Monday 17 December until further notice.
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) 2018-2038 is Council's key strategic planning document. It outlines Council's financial situation as well as the levels of service we are committed to for the activities we undertake and capital projects work programme.
View Council's 2017-2018 Annual Plan which outlines planned projects and activities, based on year three of the Long Term Plan 2015-2025.
The Horowhenua District Plan 2015 is a revised and updated version of the Operative District Plan (1999), made operative on 1 July 2015.
The Heritage Strategy assists both Council and the community to more effectively manage heritage with the Horowhenua District.
Horowhenua's Economic Development Strategy provides a roadmap for Council, business and the community to make decisions about our economic wellbeing.
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 Horowhenua Development Plan, adopted in July 2008, identifies and addresses a range of growth pressure issues for the next 20 years and beyond.
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.
Horowhenua District Council's Property Strategy provides an overarching framework which assists with Council's future decision-making with regard to its property assets.
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