Annual Plan Process

The Council prepares a Long Term Plan every 3 years. An Annual Plan is prepared on the years in between to determine the projects, resourcing and budgets for the year.


Annual Plan Statutory Planning Process


We are currently preparing the Annual Plan for 2019/20.  From Monday 11 March to Friday 12 April 2019, we’ll be asking people to give feedback on any proposed changes to major projects, strategic decisions or essential spending on infrastructure and services. Your thoughts will help shape the 2019-2020 Annual Plan.


Early March

Supporting documents and consultation document to the Annual Plan 2019/20 go to Council for adoption on Thursday 7 March 2019

Submissions to the Annual Plan open on Monday 11 March 2019

Early April

Submission period closes Friday 12 April 2019

End of May

Hearing of submissions will be held in Wanaka on 20 May and in Queenstown on 21 May Dates subject to final confirmation.

By 30 June

Council adopts the final 2019-2020 Annual Plan

We’ll make the consultation information available online and at Council offices and libraries across the district. A submission form will be available online from the 11 March.  All submissions will be made available to the public (excluding contact details).