Making a payment to council
There are many payment options available for councils different facilities and services. Use this page to help find the right payment option for you.
Four rates instalments are sent out during each financial year which is between 1 July and 30 June.
Late Payments: If you can't pay your rates on the due date, ask for the Rates Department at the Council for advice. It is better to ask for help than have to pay additional money in late-payment penalties.
There are a variety of ways you can pay your rates, find the payment option that suits you:
There are a variety of ways you can pay your Debtor Invoice, find the payment option that suits you:
Remember to register your dog by 3 months of age and then annually on 1 July.
If you can't pay your dog registration by the due date, ask for the Animal Control Officer at the Council for advice. It is better to ask for help to avoid possible infringement.
Dog Registration Discounts are received by owners who have passed the dog owner licence and for dogs that have gained a dog obedience certificate above puppy level.
Deferred Payment: You can setup an automatic payment through a nominated bank account to pay all your registration fees over a specified period. Contact an Animal Control Officer to discuss this and to setup a deferred payment agreement. Note: If not fully paid by 31 July - will incur a late payment penalty.
There are a variety of ways you can pay your dog registration, find the payment option that suits you:
You will be posted an invoice or reminder for all licences that are due, liquor licenses have to be paid in person with their application form (there are no exceptions). Please note that licensees are responsible in all cases for ensuring their postal details are correct and current.
If you can't pay your license by the due date, ask for the Environmental Department at the Council for advice.
There are a variety of ways you can pay your licences, find the payment option that suits you:
When a building consent application is lodged a deposit is required to be paid. A list of these deposits are outlined in the fees and charges. After the building consent has been processed and is available to be issued a full invoice of costs will be sent out to the applicant. This is an indication that the consent is available to be uplifted at the Planning reception.
There are a variety of ways you can pay your building consents, find the payment option that suits you:
Direct Debit is the quickest way to make sure that your payments are paid on time and that you don't incur any penalties. Once it is setup you can just forget about it. Forms can be found at the bottom of this page.
You can pay by direct debit the following:
- Water by Meter (weekly, fortnightly, monthly or on any day/date to suit)
- Rent (fortnightly on Monday for pensioner flats)
- Rates Account (weekly, fortnightly, monthly on any day/date to suit, on the due date or annually)
To make a payment to the Central Hawke's Bay District Council you must access your bill payment details through your own banking system.
Bank account details for the Central Hawke's Bay District Council are:
|Account Name||Bank||Branch||Account Number|
|Central Hawke's Bay District||ANZ Bank||Waipukurau||
When making a payment you have to make sure you put the correct reference details on it so that we can assign the payment to you. The table below shows you the type of payment and the reference required.
|Payment||Reference Details Required|
|Debtors||Customer Number & Name & the word "Debtor"|
Dog Registration Number & Owner Number & Surname and Initials & the word "Dog"
|Miscellaneous||Account Number & Name|
Parking Infringement Number & Vehicle Registration Number
We can not accept part payments via internet banking. Infringement notice must be paid in full.
|Rates||Valuation Number & Surname & the word "Rates"|
|Building Consents||Building Consent Number e.g. BC091234. Make sure you put the BC in front of the Consent Number.|
|Water||Account Number & Name & the word "Water"|
|Please note that you leave out the speech marks around the words.|
Credit card payments are only available through the website and are available for any payment provided the correct reference details are used.
Currently you can pay your rates online using Visa or MasterCard only. You will need your rates valuation number. You will find this number in your rates invoice.
A convenience fee of 2.4% per transaction will apply (or minimum of $1.00 per transaction)
- Please enter all numbers, including zeros but no slashes or dashes, from the valuation number in your rates invoice
- You will find step by step instructions as you go through the payment process
- When using the service we recommend that you use the navigation buttons provided within the screens. Use of the 'enter' key in some screens may have unexpected results.
At the end you will be given a reference number. Receipts for online payments are not available, however you can either print the screen or note down the details for future reference. Contact the Rates Department if you have any problems.
Please make sure all cheques are made out to the Central Hawke's Bay District Council.
Central Hawke's Bay District Council
PO Box 127
Come to the Council Building, Ruataniwha Street, Waipawa or the Waipukurau Library, Ruataniwha Street, Waipukurau between 8am - 5.00pm. Please make sure all cheques are made out to the Central Hawke's Bay District Council.
- BRING YOUR ACCOUNT, TICKET, APPLICATION FORM AND ANYTHING ELSE WE REQUIRE WITH YOU.
You can pay using:
- Cash, Cheque or Eftpos