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Dunedin City Council – Kaunihera-a-rohe o Otepoti

This section contains information about the Dunedin City Council's services including animal control, building consent, food safety, rubbish recycling, parking, biodiversity to business support.

Alcohol licensing

Arts and culture

Building services

Eco design

Business support

Busking in Dunedin

Cemeteries

City safety

Community support

Council archives

Customer services

Education and courses

Food safety

Fees and charges 2018-19

Funding and grants

Mobile trading

New to Dunedin

Noise control

Keeping dogs

Keeping other animals

Parking

Rubbish and recycling

Rates information

Registered premises

Resource consents

Stormwater

Transport

Trees maintenance

Waste minimisation

Wastewater

Water supply

Food stalls

This page provides information on Food stalls.

Warm Dunedin

The Warm Dunedin programme has assisted more than 1400 households to increase household warmth, health and comfort by providing a rates advance to help with the upfront costs of installing insulation and/or approved heating.

Alcohol licensing

Dunedin has a wide range of entertainment venues, from cocktail bars to movie theatres, from clubrooms to private parties. Many of these venues supply alcohol to their patrons.

Arts and culture

Brought together to implement Dunedin’s arts and culture strategy (Ara Toi Ōtepoti – Our Creative Future), the Ara Toi Group, comprises five Dunedin arts and cultural institutions, and a strategy team.

Building services

The Dunedin City Council is an accredited Building Consent Authority (BCA). A BCA is responsible for performing certain building control functions under the Building Act, such as processing and issuing building consents, inspecting and certifying that completed building work is compliant and issuing notices to fix and compliance schedules.

Eco design

This page contains information on eco design practical advice and Warm Dunedin home insulation scheme.

Business support

We are facilitators in assisting the implementation of the Economic Development Strategy which has been developed to increase skills, incomes, job opportunities and investment in the City.

Busking in Dunedin

You must have a permit to busk in Dunedin.

Cemeteries

We administer 20 cemeteries and one crematorium in Dunedin, ranging in size from small rural areas to the wide-open spaces of Andersons Bay Cemetery.

City safety

The DCC has a role in ensuring our residents and visitors can live, work and play safely in our city.

Community support

The Community Development team provides advice to the DCC on community, recreation, arts and environment issues.

Council archives

The Dunedin City Council archives cover a significant period of New Zealand history in the area administered by the Dunedin City Council and its predecessors.

Customer services

This page provides information on Customer services.

Education and courses

This page contains education and courses to help you find out ways to make your home healthier or how you can live a more eco-friendly lifestyle even if you have already made a start. Learn how you can save money and the world at the same time.

Food safety

This page outlines the requirements, rules and guidelines for the safe preparation of food on commercial premises, on street stalls and other situations.

Fees and charges 2018-19

This page contains Council's services and facilities' fees and charges

Funding and grants

This page contains information about the funds and grants available and the criteria and closing dates for each.

Mobile trading

The Mobile Trading and Temporary Stall Bylaw was adopted in 2014 and covers hawking, touting and trading from a mobile vehicle or stall. All these activities require a mobile trading licence.

New to Dunedin

If you've just moved, or are thinking of moving, to Dunedin, we've collected answers to all the questions you might have.

Noise control

We respond to noise complaints and take action when it is excessive or unreasonable. The situations where we can take action are laid out in the Resource Management Act 1991.

Keeping dogs

This page provides information on Keeping dogs.

Keeping other animals

If your neighbours are disturbed, they may lodge noise or nuisance complaints with us. If we find that complaints are justified, we may require the removal of some or all of the animals from your property and any remedial works necessary to abate the nuisance.

Parking

Where to park, where not to park, what to do if you get a ticket , parking schemes, permits and more.

Rubbish and recycling

Information about recycling, rubbish collection, landfill hours and charges and more.The kerbside collection includes a wider range of recycled materials which fits the DCC Sustainable practice initiative as less waste is going to landfills and recyclable materials remain as a resource.

Rates information

Find out about the rates information, how to search, information we hold, how you can apply to withhold your name and rates rebate process.

Registered premises

There are certain types of businesses that must have a licence or certificate of registration to operate.

Resource consents

If your project could impact on the environment, or could affect other people, you may require resource consent.

Stormwater

Stormwater is rain or snow runoff that does not soak into the soil. When an area is developed, stormwater generally increases due to runoff from impermeable surfaces (e.g. roofs, roads, carparks, or compacted soil).

Transport

The Dunedin City Council maintains all public roads and footpaths, except for those parts of the State Highway Network that are managed by the NZTA.

Trees maintenance

The Dunedin City Council plays an active role designing, maintaining and managing the look and feel of Dunedin City's landscape, and this includes being responsible for a number of trees in Dunedin's parks, reserves, and city streets.

Waste minimisation

We adopted the Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP) in 2013.

Wastewater

Dunedin's seven wastewater treatment plants service communities ranging in size from 100 to 83,000.

Water supply

We manage Dunedin’s water supply system, from source to tap. We collect, supply, treat and distribute water to residents and businesses in Dunedin and outlying areas.

Food stalls

This page provides information on Food stalls.

Warm Dunedin

The Warm Dunedin programme has assisted more than 1400 households to increase household warmth, health and comfort by providing a rates advance to help with the upfront costs of installing insulation and/or approved heating.

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