Waitaki District Plan Review: Council/Otago Chamber of Commerce (North Otago Branch) survey

Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey*. This survey information will assist Council in the development of a new Waitaki District Plan, and other Council strategic planning matters that link to business and industry in the Waitaki District.
*Confidential information does not need to be disclosed and no business names will appear in any public release of information

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* 1. Details

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* 2. How many staff do you employ? What has been your individual business employment growth over the last 5 years? (+/-%)

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* 3. What has been your individual business growth (turnover) over the last 5 years? (+/- %)

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* 4. Has there been a change in your capital expenditure over the last 5 years? (+/- %)

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* 5. Have you undertaken any recent facility expansion?

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* 6. Do you have any future expansion plans for your business/industry?

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* 7. What are the main impediments to expansion/growth of your business/industry eg. encroachment of sensitive activities, availability of suitably zoned land, infrastructure availability?

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* 8. Where should the business/industrial zoned land boundary be in Oamaru? Where it is now (North End Industrial Park) or extended?

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* 9. What are the main constraints to the use of the current business and industrial zoned land in Oamaru, eg. flooding, road access?

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* 10. Do you consider Council's current policy position on limiting access off TY Duncan Road to still be relevant?

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* 11. What could Council do to attract more business back into the Humber Street business area, or larger businesses establishing here?

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* 12. Do you consider there to be demand for more industrial zoned land throughout the Waitaki District? Note: currently it is limited to Palmerston and Oamaru

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* 13. What are the constraints to the ongoing use or re-use of the Humber Street business zoned area?

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* 14. How can Council better facilitate a vibrant commercial area in Oamaru?

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* 15. Are there any future trends that Council should factor in? Eg. influence of online shopping trends

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* 16. Are there specific tourism infrastructure and opportunities that Council should factor in through the District Plan review?

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* 17. Is there anything else you would like us to know that may be relevant to the review of the District Plan?

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