Proposal to sell part of Marks Road Local Purpose Reserve 2020

Note: This submission is public and the details provided will be displayed to members of the public.

In accordance with Section 83 of Local Government Act 2002 the Westland District Council gives notice of its intention to seek community views on the Sale of a Portion of Marks Road Reserve, Haast.


Description of Proposal

Council received a proposal from Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) who wish to obtain a section of Marks Road Reserve to locate a new Haast Community Fire Station. This matter was considered at the 28 November 2019 Council meeting and a resolution was passed to support the proposal proceeding to a special consultative process and let the Haast Community guide the outcome based on their preference. Council is now undertaking a Special Consultative Procedure in accordance with the requirements set out in Section 83 and 83AA of the Local Government Act 2002.

Details of the proposed site and building can be found here.

The closing date for submissions is 4.00pm, Thursday 5 March 2020.


State clearly and in summary the nature of your submission. Give reasons.

Note: Submissions will be heard on 26 March 2020.