Recreation and Leisure Plan
Council adopted the inaugural Recreation and Leisure Plan for Hamilton City on 26 August 1998. The Plan was the result of 18 months of extensive community consultation.
Through its Strategic Goals of Provision, Access, Promotion and Achievement the plan sought to realise the vision of "People, Organisations, and the Council, in partnerships, creating a community active in recreation and leisure".
Within the Achievement Goal, Objective 4.1.8 required Council to "review the Recreation and Leisure Plan with the community every three years".
Acknowledgements (PDF, 114KB)
Setting the Context (PDF, 167KB)
Strategic Goal 1: Provision (PDF, 310KB)
Strategic Goal 2: Access (PDF, 482KB)
Strategic Goal 3: Promotion (PDF, 245KB)
Appendices (PDF, 300KB)
Recreation and Leisure Plan 2002-2012 (PDF, 2.54MB)
Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2012
As required by the Waste Minimisation Act 2008, Council has produced a Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2012 which was adopted on 5 April 2012. The Waste Management and Minimisation Plan sets a new direction for Hamilton City Council in regard to future waste management and minimisation.
Through its listed objectives, policies and actions, Council seeks to achieve its vision that 'Hamilton City become recognised as a national leader in the minimisation of waste and ensure that innovative and sound waste management practices underpin the City's environmental, social, economic and cultural well-being.'
City Beautification Plan
The Road Reserve Planting Strategy (PDF, 374KB) is a revision of the Planting Guidelines for City Beautification (2001).
The objective of the strategy is to promote quality beautification planting within the city street/open space network guided by Council's Planting Guidelines for City Street Beautification.
The purpose is to promote quality street beautification that:
- Builds on Hamilton's traditional green city image and current environmental concerns.
- Integrates enhancement of city streets with while recognising essential utility services.
- Conserves Hamilton's resource of historical and natural vegetation.
- Encourages public participation in street beautification programmes.
Appendix A - Hierarchies (PDF, 792KB)
Appendix B - Soil Map (PDF, 1.35MB)
Appendix C - Theme Areas (PDF, 3.04MB)