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Horowhenua District Council has a new process for applying for a new connection / disconnection. Key changes include:
Applications will still incur a non-refundable administration fee of $200.00 (including GST) and are valid for 12 months from permission being granted by Council.
If you don't have a building consent or resource consent, please do not apply for a new connection or disconnection without contacting Council first.
You can apply online, by email or in person.
Ensure you have a Building Consent or Resource Consent - you'll need the number to complete your application form.
Choose from the list of approved contractors below (you can select one or more to get in touch with, to obtain a quote for the connection). Before getting in touch, ensure you have all the relevant consent information available, including:
You'll need to state which contractor you'll be using on the application form. Please note you'll need to pay the cost of the connection directly to the approved contractor, as per the agreed terms.
Complete and submit this application form and pay the associated fee. For new connections you'll need to supply:
Payment can be made at the time of applying by Credit Card / Debit Card, or by POLi, or after applying by Internet Banking or in person.
For new connections you'll need to supply:
Scan and email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment can be made by Internet Banking or in person. Details for how to make payments can be viewed on the application form.
Pop into your nearest Council Office with your completed application form:
You can pay the fee associated with your application when you pop in.
Horowhenua District Council's approved contractors are as follows:
Higgins Contractors Limited
Phone: 06 366 0006
Location: 48 Tararua Road, Levin 5510 | PO Box 1020, Levin 5510
Downer Group Limited
Phone: 021 974 391
Location: 122 Hokio Beach Road, Levin
Tatana Contracting Limited
Phone: 06 368 9385
Location: 80-82 Cambridge Street South, Levin
Once your application has been received by Council the process will be:
You can contact an approved contractor.
You'll need to speak to Council's Infrastructure Services team, either by phone on 06 366 0999 or email to email@example.com
You'll need to speak to Council's Health & Safety Advisor, either by phone on 06 366 0999 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can refer to your building consent or resource consent for conditions and plans that are associated with the consent approval, and check Council's online mapping tool, MapIt.
Rules and standards are in place to ensure the safety and reliance of public infrastructure. You can view our bylaws below.
Trade Waste Bylaw
Water Supply Bylaw
Council provides an online mapping system which can be used to assist with the preparation of new connection applications. These maps contain layers including property boundaries, aerial photography and water and drainage for the entire district. This is useful information to provide to contractors.
You can find the details you need by following these steps:
With the aim of making it easier to pay your property's water account, we offer the option to pay by direct debit.
Simply click on the link below to download the information and form, complete the Direct Debit Authority Form and return it with a deposit slip for your bank account to Horowhenua District Council, Private Bag 4002, Levin.
HDC Water Billing Direct Debit Form(PDF, 284KB)