The Council provides stormwater, sewer and water connections. A connection is the piece of pipe that joins your property to the various networks. Applications for a connection are handled by the Asset Management group at the Council.
This Engineering Code of Practice is a comprehensive document which provides guidelines on the engineering standards Council will use when setting conditions for Resource Consents for Subdivision and Land Use projects.
Stormwater runoff is water that “runs off” across the land instead of seeping into the ground. This runoff usually flows into the nearest stream, creek, river or lake. The runoff is not treated in any way.