Citywide development remissions
Council recently extended and simplified its development remissions policies.
A range of developments across the city may be eligible for remissions on resource and building consents, development and reserve contributions and rates for up to five years.
Development charges and rates remissions policy (PDF 570KB)
Application for Remission of Development Charges and Rates (PDF 54KB)
Rates remissions for economic development
Your new development may qualify for rates remissions for up to three years.
From 1 July 2017 we now offer economic development grants for large, strategic businesses seeking to establish themselves in Lower Hutt.
Rates remissions and grants for economic development (PDF 222KB)
Application for rates remission and grants for economic development (PDF 188 KB)
We’ll waive or considerably reduce the consent fees for sustainable building alternatives like solar hot water, double glazing retrofits on buildings built before 2000, and rainwater tanks.
Built heritage incentives fund
This fund helps owners preserve, restore and protect the heritage values of their buildings or structures. Read more information about what the fund covers and how to apply.
Find out more
For more information contact Parvati Rotherham, City Development Liaison Manager.
T: 04 570 7426