Draft Significance and Engagement Policy

Council has prepared a draft Significance and Engagement Policy.  This policy provides guidelines for determining the level of significance of any proposals and issues that the council may be dealing with.  If something is found to be significant in terms of this policy, then it will be consulted on. 

Download the Draft Significance and Engagement Policy (416 KB)

This policy also sets out how this Council may engage the Otago community in its decision making process.  It discusses the types of engagement that may be undertaken and when Council may undertake that engagement.

The policy must be adopted by Council no later than 1 December 2014, in accordance with the Local Government Act.

Comments closed on 10 November 2014, so that consideration of your comments and finalising and adopting the policy can be achieved by 1 December.  

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