Council Departments

Council Departments

Responsibilities of each department at Westland District Council include:

District Assets
The District Assets team is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving Council's infrastructural assets. These include roading, water services, recreational assets, cemeteries, buildings and solid waste disposal. The team is also responsible for transportation planning and Asset Management, as well as Rural Fire and Civil Defence.

Corporate Services
The Corporate Services team is responsible for providing effective financial management within the policies adopted by Council. Other responsibilities include the financial inputs into the Annual Report, Annual Plan, and Long Term Plan, and ensuring the Council Controlled Organisations meet their reporting requirements. The team also provides IT & GIS support and frontline customer service for Council.

Planning, Community & Environment
The Planning, Community and Environment team are responsible for the department of Council which deals with resource and building consents, liquor licensing, environmental health and other registration and licensing. The team is also responsible for the preparation of the Annual Report, Annual Plan, and Long Term Plan. The Planning, Community and Environment Department also has responsibility for strategic planning issues and the development and maintaining of the District Plan. 

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