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Billing Categories

Rates are calculated using a differential rating system that is based on land use.

The billing categories are as follows: 

Wastewater Rate Differential Categories

For the purposes of certain wastewater rates the following differential categories apply:

General Means all rating units connected to the Paraparaumu/Raumati/Waikanae or Ōtaki Wastewater Treatment Plant other than rating units in the "Community" or "Motels" or "Educational" or "Recreational" category.
Community Means rating units used principally or exclusively as places of religious worship and instruction, marae, hospital and welfare homes, community health services and charitable institutions that provide maintenance or relief. 
Motels Means rating units connected used principally or exclusively as motels.
Educational Means rating units connected used exclusively or principally by schools (with the exception of school houses), colleges, polytechnics, children's health camps and early childhood centres. 
Recreational Means rating units used principally or exclusively by recreational, sporting, other community organisations and Council community properties. 
Large scale commercial/residential Means rating units used for large scale commercial or residential purposes as characterised by more than 5 water closets or urinals.  
Serviceable Means rating units not connected to the sewerage system but within 30 metres of a sewer main and capable of being connected. 

Notes:

  • The Council does not assess a Uniform Annual General Charge.
  • The Districtwide Rate is based on the Land Value of each rating unit.

Urban Rating Areas of the District

U1

Paekākāriki Urban Area
Paraparaumu/Raumati Urban Area
Waikanae Urban Area
Ōtaki Urban Area

Rural Rating Areas of the District

R1, R2, R3 Paekākāriki Urban Area
Paraparaumu/Raumati Urban Area
Waikanae Urban Area
Ōtaki Urban Area
R1  Rural Rating Units less than 50 hectares excluding those properties in the Rural Village Differential Rating Area 
R2 Rural Rating Units equal to or greater than 50 hectares plus (Rating Units less than 50 hectares where a combination of these properties total greater than 50 hectares and form part of one farming operation)
R3  Rural Rating Units which are identified in the Rural Village Differential Rating Area maps dated 17 December 2008 as amended on 27 June 2013 

Rating Unit

The Rating Unit is determined by the Valuer General.  It is generally a property which has one Certificate of Title but can include two or more Certificate of Titles or part Certificate of Titles, dependant on whether the land is owned by the same person or person and is used jointly as a single unit and is contiguous.

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Rates instalments

Each quarterly rates instalment contains an insert.  Copies of these inserts are available below for download or print.

Instalment inserts:

If you require further information please contact us by:

Phone: 04 296 4700 Email: rates@kapiticoast.govt.nz