City Council fees and charges for parks for 2016 / 2017.

  • Fees and charges set under section 12 Local Government Act 2002
  • Fees for the Annual Plan 2016-2017
  • G.S.T. inclusive (15%)

Parks and Open Spaces

Garden Parks

Public education  Fee
Talks and tours - per person Up to $50
Group talks or tours Up to $300

Botanic Gardens

Item  Fee
Miscellaneous  
Parking Infringements $55.20
Botanic Gardens sale of plants Market Rates
Timber and Firewood Sales - per truck load - Fee determined by City Arborist Market Rates
Tree pruning Cost Recovery as determined by Community Board
Tree replacement Recovery of actual cost
Tree removal Recovery of actual cost
Tree removal / replacement relating to personal health-related issues 50% of actual costs
Commemorative tree planting Recovery of actual cost
Botanic Gardens sale of plants Market rates

Venue Hire

Botanics Function Centre (Community, non-commercial, and not for profit)

 

Full day rate

$100.00

Half day rate

$50.00

Evening rate

$200.00

Parks Indoor Venues (base charge per hour)

 

Not for Profit community programmes - with or without nominal entrance fee

$10.00

Private social events - family functions

$30.00

Community Events - with door charges or prepaid tickets including organisation run dances, social events & concerts

$30.00

Commercial events - hires by corporates, government and seminars

$55.00

 All Parks City Wide

Item Fee
Miscellaneous  
Brochures & Publications up to $100.00
Photocopying $0.20 per copy
Horse Grazing - specific charge at the General Manager's discretion $10.00 - $20.00 per week
Mountain Bikes Track Maintenance Fee $1.00 - $5.00 per bike
Park Manager's discretion to set fees   
City Council Funded Events  
Admin Fee $68.50
Venue Hire 2 hours or less $13.00
Venue Hire 1/2 Day $22.00
Venue Hire Full Day $34.50
Recreation Concessions General Manager's discretion to set fees
Consents - Commercial Applications Based on actual costs
Sports Grounds - Association & Clubs  
Ground Remarkings $119.00
       New Ground Markings $178.50
Hockey, Rugby, League, Soccer, Softball  
Tournaments - daily charge per ground $48.00
(Outside normal season competition)  
Cricket  
Grass Prepared -  Senior $1,459.00
Grass Prepared - Other Grades $729.00
(50% of preparation cost only)  
Daily Hire - Club prepared/artificial $48.00
(Outside normal season competition)  
Artificial - Council Owned - season $612.00
Practice nets per time $17.30
Hagley Park Wickets - CCC Prepared Rep Matches  
Level 1 - club cricket / small rep matches - cost per day $281.50
Level 2 - first class domestic 1 day match $1,211.00
Level 3 - first class domestic 3 or 4 day or 5 day international - cost per day $831.00

Non CCA  Events/Charity Match

$1,336.00
Casual Hires - Not Affiliated Clubs  
Casual Hires  and Miscellaneous Events - Application Fee $37.00
Small field (e.g. touch, junior & intermediate sport, korfball, Samoan cricket, artificial wicket) - daily fee $50.00
Large field (e.g. senior sport, softball, prepared cricket wicket) - daily fee per ground $110.00
Athletics  
Training Track Season $469.00
Athletic Meetings (Hansens Park) $68.50

 Regional Parks

Item Fee
Spencer Park  
Beach Permits $35.00
Park  
Mobile Shops: per day  $90.00
Mobile Shops: per half day $45.00
Parking Infringements $58.20

Park bookings including picnics and weddings (excluding Botanic Gardens and Garden & Heritage Parks)

Note: no charge is made for groups who visit Christchurch City Council's parks and gardens without making a booking

Item Fee
Fund Raiser / Not for Profit (with no sponsorship) No charge
(0-300) $70.00
(If over 300, the increase in price is relevant to park and organisation and at General Manager's discretion)  
Botanic Gardens Indoor Wedding Ceremonies  
Townend House, Cuningham House and other Garden Buildings Venue Hire $500.00-$2,000.00 depending on time

Events and Park Hire

1. Events - All Parks except CBD & Hagley Park - Daily Fee
(includes fairs, carnivals and sporting events) 

Item Fee
 Community and Not for Profit  
(1-5,000) $0.00
(5,001-10,000)+ $200.00
Commercial and Private Event  
(50-299) $100.00
(300-500) $145.00
(500-4,999) $250.00
(5,000-10,000)+ $500.00
Admin Fee $64.00
Other event booking type  
Dependent on event type & organisation Unit Manager's
discretion to set fees
Set-up / dismantle fee 100% of daily fee
Bond (refundable if no damage occurs)  

Event (dependent on the nature of the Activity - Park Manager's discretion
to set bond)

$200.00-$3,000.00

Key hire

$50.00

Power Fee

 

Dependent on event type, organisation and power used

Actual or Park
Manager's discretion
to set fees

Restoration to Land Fees

 

Dependent on Event and Park - Park Manager's discretion to set fees

Park Manager's
discretion to set fees

Parking Fees

 
Car parking fee paid to CCC (based on car counter) $2.00
Maximum car park fee by Event Organiser $5.00
A maximum of $5.00 per car in Park ($2.00 of which must go to the park)  
Any Events or Activities solely for children under 18 (sports-related) Free

 2. Events - CBD & Hagley Park - Daily Fee

(includes fairs, carnivals and sporting events)

Item Fee
Community and Not for Profit  
(50-299) $50.00
(300-500) $150.00
(500-4,999) $300.00
(5,001)+ $500.00
Admin Fee $64.00

Commercial & Private Event

 
(50-299) $290.00
(300-500) $390.00
(500-4,999) $600.00
(5,001)+ $1,000.00
Admin Fee $120.00
Other Event booking Types  
Dependent on Event   
Set Up/ Dismantle Fee 100% of daily fee
Bond refundable if no damage occurs  
Event (Dependent on the Nature of the Activity - Park Manager's discretion to set) $200.00 - $5,000.00
Key Hire $50.00
Power Fee  
Dependent on event type, organisation & power used  Actual or Park Manager's discretion to set fees
Restoration to Land Fees  
Dependent on Event & Park - Park Manager's discretion to set fees  Park Manager's discretion to set fees
Parking Fees  
Car parking fee paid to CCC (based on car counter)  $2.00
Maximum Car Park Fee by Event Organiser  $5.00
A max of $5.00 per car in Park ($2.00 of which must go to the Park)  
Any Events or Activities Solely for Children under 1 (Sports Related)  Free

 

Item Fee
Wedding Ceremonies  
Garden and Heritage Parks $100.00
Botanic Gardens and Mona Vale $150.00
Commercial photography  
Low impact $50.00
Low impact - seasonal fee $250.00
High impact $500.00
Filming Fees and Charges daily charge  
Special conditions apply - Park Manager's discretion to set fees Park Manager's discretion to set fees
$0 to $1,235 per day depending on event and level of impact  
Low Impact $0.00
Medium Impact $175.00-$350.00
High Impact $350.00-$700.00
Major Impact $700.00-$1,235.00

General Manager has discretion to change fees in response to external funding/sponsorship opportunities.

Cemeteries

Item Fee
Plot purchases  
Child's plot $745.00
Ashes beam $454.00
Full size plot $1,575.00
Burial Fees  
Stillborn (up to 20 weeks)  $178.50
21 weeks to 12 months $403.00
13 Months to 6 Years $668.00
7 Years and over

$1,071.00

Ashes Interment $214.50
Additional Burial Fees - Saturday & Public Holidays $643.00
Poor & Destitute  
Disinterment - Adult Casket Greater of $1,438.00 or actual costs
Disinterment - Child Casket Greater of $1,081.00 or actual costs
Disinterment - Ashes Greater of $357.00 or actual costs
Use of lowering device $107.50
Less than 8 hours notice $263.50
Burials after 4.00pm Mon- Fri & Sat after 1pm. $275.50
Ashes Interment on Saturday - attended by Sexton $191.00
Transfer of burial right $59.00
Muslim Boards $306.00
Memorial Work  
New plots $66.50
Additions $27.50
Renovating work $36.00
Search Fees  
Written Information (per hour) $59.00

Marine Facilities

All Wharfs 

Item Fee
Casual Charter Operators  
Rate per surveyed passenger head per vessel per day (Seasonal) - per person $1.90
With a minimum charge per vessel (Seasonal)  $479.50
Regular Charter Operators  
Rate per surveyed passenger head per vessel (Annual); or $159.50
Minimum charge per vessel (Annual) $796.00
Casual charter operator rate applies for up to 8 weeks. Longer than 8 weeks then operator is considered regular.  
Rate excludes berthage. Maximum time alongside wharf is 1 hour.  
Operators who do not have alternative overnight berthage will be charged an additional overnight berthage rate  
Casual charter operators who wish to use the wharf landing must give priority to the regular operator and the scheduled timetable.  
Commercial Operators  
Boat Length less than 10m - Seasonal $480.00
Boat Length less than 10m - Annual $755.00
Boat Length greater than 10m - Seasonal $755.00
Boat Length greater than 10m - Annual $1,056.00
Includes fishing, passenger, service vessels. Rate applies to those vessels with access to a swing mooring.  
Rate provides for set down of catches. Maximum time alongside wharf of 1 hour, apart from maintenance periods.  
Seasonal rate applies for up to 6 months consecutive usage.  
Council reserves the right to negotiate rate depending on the size of the vessel and/or the number of passenger visits or length of use.  
Passenger Cruise Vessels  
Minimum charge per vessel for each visit to Akaroa Harbour  
0 - 50 (passenger capacity) $332.00
51 - 150 (passenger capacity) $977.00
151 - 350 (passenger capacity) $2,285.00
351 - 750 (passenger capacity) $4,896.00
751 - 1500 (passenger capacity) $9,790.00
1501 - 2000 (passenger capacity) $11,175.00
Above 2000 (passenger capacity) $12,420.00
Council reserves the right to negotiate a higher rate depending on the size of the passenger cruise vessel or the number of annual visits or length of stay.  
Commercial/Charter Operator - overnight or temporary berthage  
Boat Length less than 10m - per night $46.00
Boat Length greater than 10m - per night $60.50
Rates to apply for a maximum period of 7 consecutive days. For periods greater than 7 days, rates are by arrangement with an authorised officer of the Council.  
Recreation Boats  
Per night $38.50
Private vessels, not used commercially, requiring temporary overnight berthage.  Maximum stay of 7 nights.  During daylight hours, vessels are only permitted to lay alongside the wharf for a maximum of 1 hour, unless undertaking maintenance.  
Service Vehicles  
Per annum fee $755.00
Vehicles over 4 tonnes will be required to pay an annual access charge to use the Akaroa wharf due to the size and wear and tear on the wharf - Per annum fee  
Item Fee
Slipway Fees  
Boat ramps subject to fees set by the Council; e.g. Lyttelton, Purau, Wainui, Duvachelle and Akaroa  
Commercial Users  
Per month  $90.50
Per annum (non ratepayer) $210.50
Per annum (ratepayer)  $137.00
Private/Recreational Users  
Per day  $6.20
Per month  $60.20
Per annum (non ratepayer)  $137.00
Per annum (ratepayer)  $53.00
Diamond Harbour  
Mooring (with dinghy shelter)  $604.00
Mooring (without dinghy shelter)  $454.00
Cass Bay Dinghy Shelter  
12 months per dinghy $148.00
Akaroa Boat Compound  
12 months per vessel site $791.00
6 months  $495.00
3 months  $327.00
Per week  $55.50
Per day  $11.22
In addition there is an initial licence preparation fee of $25.00 incl. G.S.T. and a $50 refundable key bond.  

Lyttelton - Magazine Bay

Item  Fee
Mooring Fee  
Per day (7 days or less) $18.50
Casual (3 Months or less) - per month $274.50
Per Annum - annual fee invoiced monthly $3,289.00
Live Aboard in addition to Mooring Fee  
Per day  (3 days or more) $12.20
Per Month $152.00
Per Annum - annual fee invoiced monthly $1,461.00
Fixed Berth Licence - Permanent Berth (pre-existing Licences)  
Per Annum - invoiced monthly General Manager's discretion to set fees
Sub-Licence Surcharge (Council rents berth out on Licensee's behalf) per month General Manager's discretion to set fees
Administration Fee  
Note: An administration fee will be charged on any fee or charge not paid on its due date to compensate the Council for its costs in recovering or enforcing payments due. $61.50
Other Facilities  General Manager's discretion to set fees