​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Ashburton Central Business District (CBD) is experiencing redevelopment and Council is supporting investment and encourage revitalisation in this area through a significant regeneration of the streets, pavements, furniture and landscaping in the CBD.
The Ashburton District Council has downgraded the Mt Somers water restriction to a level four, as water consumption has lowered to a more manageable level.
Several roads around the Ashburton District may be set to receive a new speed limit as part of the Council's Speed Limit Review, and residents are invited to have their say on the proposals when the consultation opens on Monday 27 January.
Ashburton District residents are being asked to have their say on proposed biodiversity and health & safety enhancements to parts of the Ashton Beach area south of the Ashburton River mouth, with feedback now welcome until Friday 7 February.