Services from Hutt City Council

Book a Venue

Whatever your requirements, we have a venue to suit your needs.

Rates and property

Find out how rates are calculated and charged, when and how often they are due, and choose your preferred method of payment.

Building and resource consents

We’re here to help you to do things the right way and get all the information you need, whether you’re buying a property, building, or using public land.


We have two cemeteries: the Taita Lawn Cemetery and the Wainuiomata Garden of Remembrance - open to the public every day of the year.

Community support

We support communities by providing advice, training and resources, and places for community groups to gather. We also work with others to make our communities safe.

Dogs and animals

If you’re after information about owning a dog, help getting rid of pests or dealing with animal issues, or you're interested in adopting a dog, you’ll find everything you need to know right here.

Emergency management

We support Lower Hutt in preparing for an emergency.

Environmental health

We investigate and report on environmental health matters and carry out inspecting and licensing various types of premises.


Community organisations make a huge contribution to the wellbeing of our city and our people.

Licences and permits

You are required to apply for a licence with us for activities such as selling and supplying food and liquor, discharging your tradewaste or thinking about lighting a fire in rural or urban areas.


Take a look at some of the most popular maps we created for you.

Report a Problem

If you've spotted any issues or problems with any of our services, tell us about it.

Roads and parking

We are responsible for everything to do with roads and parking, including constructing new roads, fixing and maintaining existing roads, and policing parking rules.

Rubbish and recycling

Find out everything you need to know about reducing, reusing and recycling waste in Hutt City.


Services and information available to seniors in Hutt City.

Settlement support

In 2014, Immigration New Zealand launched a new settlement information service for new immigrants to help them settle and work in New Zealand.

Water services

It’s our role to look after water in the Hutt Valley – whether it’s supplying you with clean water, managing stormwater, taking care of wastewater (sewage) or monitoring sea pollution levels.