17 Mar 2015

Christchurch Long Term Plan open for submissions

6:52 pm on 17 March 2015

Christchurch residents get to have their say on their city council's 10-year Long Term Plan from today.

230414. Photo Diego Opatowski / RNZ. Christchurch. Houses on the hills in Lyttelton.

Houses on the hills in Lyttelton, Christchurch. Photo: RNZ / Diego Opatowski

The proposed plan includes $750 million worth of asset sales and rates rises of 28 percent over the next three years as the council tries to get on top of a $1.2 billion budget shortfall.

Submissions close at the end of April and those wanting to be heard at public hearings will get their chance in May.

The plan will be adopted at the end of June.

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