Christchurch City Council regularly publishes responses to Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA) requests that are considered to be of wider public interest or relate to a subject that has been widely requested.

In order to protect the privacy of individuals, we will not generally publish personal information about individuals, or information that identifies individual requesters.

We will publish the LGOIMA response along with a summary of the request.

The Rebuild and Anchor Projects

  • 6 April 2016: Grants for uninsured buildings [PDF 22KB]
    Request for the number of heritage or other grants made to buildings bought in "as is, where is" condition, or buildings with no insurance funding available for repairs.
  • 8 April 2016: Christchurch reconstruction costs [PDF 23KB]
    Questions regarding reconstruction costs borne by local government following the earthquake sequence.
  • 29 April 2016: New Central Library correspondence [PDF 1.5MB]
    Request for correspondence relating to the funding of the New Central Library since 1 October 2015.
  • 10 November 2016: Consent Operations Working Group Agenda and Minutes [PDF 1.1MB]
    Request for agenda and meeting minutes from 4 September 2010 to 9 September 2016.
  • 23 January 2017: Crossing Carpark [PDF 6.5MB]
    Request for information regarding the Council contribution toward the Crossing Carpark and associated Council reports.

City Services and Transport

Finance and Commercial

  • 1 March 2016: Legal costs associated with insurance settlement [PDF 20KB]
    Request for all legal costs associated with the Council's global insurance settlement for outstanding earthquake damage to Council assets.
  • 22 July 2016: Average residential cost of rates [PDF 22KB]
    Request for the average residential cost of rates for 2014/15 and 2015/16, and what levies comprise this figure.
  • 26 July 2016: Outstanding rates [PDF 14KB]
    Request for information relating to outstanding rates as at 30 June 2016.
  • 28 October 2016: Advertising spend [PDF 21KB]
    Request for the total cost spent on advertising for the last financial year, and how much of this was spent on advertising on Youtube, Google and Facebook.
  • 19 December 2016: Council's spending on gifts [PDF 17KB]
    Request for the Council's spending on gifts (including staff gifts and corporate gifts) for the financial years 2010 - 2016.

The Council

Planning, Policy and Strategy

  • 28 April 2016: Fit for Future restructure [PDF 24KB]
    Questions around redundancy payments, number of new/disestablished positions, cost of consultants and budget savings.
  • 4 May 2016: Sustainability Energy Policy [PDF 631KB]
    Questions relating to the Sustainable Energy Strategy 2008 - 2018.
  • 5 April 2017: Somerfield Intensification [PDF 6MB]
    Request for information regarding the intensification of Somerfield following the District Plan Review.

Culture, Community and Events

  • 18 May 2016: Economic Impact Assessment [PDF 631KB]
    Request for the Council's Economic Impact Survey of the 2015 Christchurch Marathon.
  • 3 June 2016: Social housing statistics [PDF 13KB]
    Request for

    information about the age of the Council's pensioner housing portfolio in Christchurch, including: 

    how many units of pensioner housing the Council has, how many are older than 10 years; and how many are younger than 10 years.
  • 18 August 2016: Costs of the Great Britten! exhibition [PDF 17KB]
    Request for figures relating to the Great Britten! exhibition.
  • 5 October 2016: Translation and interpretation services [PDF 26KB]
    Request for the ways the Council manages its translation and interpretation services, and amount spent on these services.
  • 13 October 2016: Social housing units [PDF 28KB]
    Questions regarding residential units owned by the Council.
  • 1 November 2016: Show Week funding breakdown [PDF 28KB]
    Request for information on grants and Council communication spend relating to Show Week 2015.
  • 25 November 2016: Cost of 2016 Guy Fawkes fireworks display [PDF 19KB]
    Request for cost of organising the 5 November 2016 fireworks display.
  • 25 November 2016: Cost of Christmas decorations [PDF 20KB]
    Request for details relating to money spent on Christmas decorations from 2012 onward.

Environment, Parks and Gardens

Consenting and Compliance

  • 5 February 2016: Parking infringements [PDF 15KB]
    Questions around Council parking enforcement practices and methodology.
  • 6 April 2016: Council events noise complaints [PDF 15KB]
    Request for the number of noise complaints surrounding Council-organised events.
  • 13 April 2016: Residential building consents figures [PDF 16KB] and attachment (XLS 235KB)
    Request for the number of new build residential consents by month, from January 2014 to February 2016.
  • 13 September 2016: "Bizarre", noise and animal complaint details [PDF 23KB]
    Request for details regarding bizarre complaints, noise complaints and animal control complaints.
  • 25 November 2016: Littering fines [PDF 16KB]
    Request for littering fines imposed from 2011 - 2016.
  • 1 December 2016: Parking meter revenue [PDF 16KB]
    Request for information on revenue collected from Council parking machines in the last financial year and the number of machines in operation.
  • 8 December 2016: Council trespasses [PDF 20KB]
    Request for details of Council trespass notices issued in 2016.

Animal Management

  • 29 February 2016: Impounded dogs [PDF 17KB]
    Request for the number of dogs currently impounded in Council facilities, dog capacity at the Council animal shelter and the number of dogs destroyed in 2015.
  • 13 May 2016: Dog attacks [PDF 18KB]
    Request for details of dog attacks, breakdown of dog registration revenue and rostering of animal management officers.
  • 11 August 2016: Dog information [PDF 35KB]
    Request for information on the dog pound, budget for dog control and dog facilities, and income from dog registrations.
  • 25 November 2016: Dog pounds [PDF 19KB]
    Number of dogs which died in pound care in the last 3 years, and shelter occupancy rates for dogs.