Targeted Rates

This page is a high-level summary of the targeted rates in the Tasman District effective 1 July 2017.

Detailed information on targeted rates is contained in the Funding Impact Statement, produced as part of each Annual and Long Term Plan.

Targeted Rates include

Rates & Activities Funded District Wide

DescriptionCharging Basis
District Facilities Rate:

Funding Community Facilities and Parks activities including part of the costs of capital funding for new, large, community, recreational, sporting or cultural District projects which have met defined criteria, and will provide benefit to the residents of Tasman District.

 $48.60 per rateable rating unit
Shared Facilities Rate:

Funding Community Facilities and Parks activities including part of the costs of capital funding for new, large, community, recreational, sporting or cultural regional projects which have met defined criteria, and will provide benefit to the residents of Tasman District and Nelson City.

$69.22 per rateable rating unit
Facilities Operations Rate:

Funding Community Facilities and Parks activities including the operating costs of various community facilities within the District.

$44.87 per rateable rating unit
Museums Facilities Rate:

Funding Community Relations museum activities including contributing to the capital and operating costs of the Regional Museum, and the Council’s District museums.

$59.94 per rateable rating unit
Mapua Rehabilitation Rate:

Funding costs of Environmental Management activities — the Mapua rehabilitation project.

$6.79 per rateable rating unit
Stormwater:

Funding the stormwater activities including operating, maintaining and improving the stormwater infrastructure assets.

Either 0.0701 cents per dollar of capital value or 0.0074 cents per dollar of capital value depending on where in the district the property is.  Ratepayers in the Stormwater Urban Drainage Rating area receive greater benefits from stormwater infrastructure and pay the higher rate.

Regional River Works Rate:

Funding Flood Protection and River Control Works activities — river works including maintaining rivers in order to promote soil conservation and mitigate damage caused by floods and riverbank erosion and to maintain quality river control and flood protection schemes.

Either 0.0985 cents per dollar of land value, or 0.0211 cents per dollar of land value depending on where in the district the property is.  Ratepayers in the River Rating Area X & Y pay the higher rate.

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Refuse/Recycling Rate

This rate funds Solid Waste activities including kerbside recycling, rubbish collection and other waste related activities.  It is charged to properties in the Refuse-Recycling Rating Area at $141.77 per rating unit.  This rate does apply to vacant sections.

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Water Rates

This page explains the wastewater rate - where it applies, what the current rates are, and the timing of rates payments following a new connection to the wastewater system.

Wastewater Rate

This page explains the wastewater rate - where it applies, what the current rates are, and the timing of rates payments following a new connection to the wastewater system.


 This page is a high-level summary of the targeted rates in the Tasman District effective 1 July 2016.

Rates & Activities Applicable in Motueka Ward

Motueka Community Board Rate:

Funding Governance activities — the costs of the Motueka Community Board and specific projects that the Board wishes to undertake in the Motueka Ward.

$17.66 per rating unit

Motueka Flood Control Rate:

Funding Flood Protection and River Control Works — the costs of the Motueka Flood Control Project, including project investigation design and feasibility study.

Either 0.0113 cents per dollar of capital value or 0.0015 cents per dollar of capital value depending on where in the Ward the property is located

Water Supply – Motueka Firefighting:

Funding the Motueka Township firefighting water supply.

$24.81 per rating unit for rating units in the Motueka Ward that are also within the Motueka Firefighting Water Supply Rating Area

Motueka Business Rate:

Funding Governance activities — providing a grant to Our Town Motueka to fund promotion of the Motueka business area and covering administration and other associated costs.

Either 0.0490 cents per dollar of capital value or 0.0319 cents per dollar of capital value, depending on how the land is used and where the land is located.  In principle, this rate is charged to land used for business purposes.  Further details are available in the Council’s Funding Impact Statement

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Rates & Activities Applicable in Golden Bay Ward

Golden Bay Community Board Rate:

Funding Governance activities — the costs of the Golden Bay Community Board and specific projects that the Board wishes to undertake in the Golden Bay Ward.

$18.04 per rating unit

Water Supply – Takaka Firefighting – Capital:

Funding the Takaka CBD firefighting water supply capital costs.

One of:

0.1016 cents per dollar of capital value, or $52.13 per rating unit or

$15.33 per rating unit

Depending where in the ward the property is located.

Further details are available in the Council’s Funding Impact Statement

 

Water Supply – Takaka Firefighting – Operating:

Funding the Takaka CBD firefighting water supply operating costs.

Only certain properties in the ward (close to the CBD) pay this rate.  It is $46.00 per rating unit

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Rates & Activities Applicable to Some Properties in the District

Water Supply – Dams – Wai-iti Valley Community Dam:

Funding the costs of the Wai-iti Valley Community Dam.

Charged to properties who are permit holders under the Resource Management Act 1991 who are able to use augmented water in the Wai-iti Dam Rating Area.  The rate is $355.03 per hectare as authorised by water permits in this area.

Richmond Business Rate:

Funding Governance activities — providing a grant to Richmond Unlimited to fund promotion of the Richmond business area and covering administration and other associated costs.

Charged at 0.0481 cents per dollar of capital value for certain properties in the Richmond Business Rating Area.  In principle, this rate is charged to land used for business purposes. Further details are available in the Council’s Funding Impact Statement

Ruby Bay Stopbank Rate:

Funding the costs of Coastal Structure activities — the capital costs of the Ruby Bay Stop Bank.

Charged at $1,072.31 per rating unit in the Ruby Bay Stopbank Rating Area

Mapua Stopbank Rate:

Funding the costs of Coastal Structure activities — the capital costs of the Mapua Stop Bank and the operating and other costs of the Ruby Bay and Mapua Stop Banks and coastal studies.

Charged at $70.94 per rating unit in the Mapua Stopbank Rating Area

Torrent Bay Replenishment Rate:

Funding the costs of Coastal Structure Activities — reinstating and maintaining the beach at Torrent Bay.

Charged at either $935.46 or $263.85 per rating unit depending where the property is located within the Torrent Bay Rating Area.  Those closer to the foreshore pay the higher rate.

Warm Tasman Rate:

Funding the costs of Environmental Management activities — the Warm Tasman Scheme.

This rate applies to a fixed number of properties who had entered into the Warm Tasman Scheme.  There are no new participants to the scheme.  The rate charged is $0.1671 per dollar of the total cost of the installed works and the administration charge.

The rate is set to cover interest and GST.

 

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