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 2017/18.  At the end of March, 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 Annual Plan 2017/18


End of March

Supporting documents and consultation document to the Annual Plan 2017/18 go to Council for adoption

Submissions to the Annual Plan open

End of April

Submission period closes

End of May/early June

Hearing of submissions in Queenstown and Wanaka

By 30 June

Council adopts the final Annual Plan 2017/18

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