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Proposed Plan Change 20 made minor amendments to the District Plan text and format to allow the Plan to be accessed online in an interactive electronic format.
Phase 2 of the Whanganui District Plan review process considers those activities and issues relating to our residential areas.
Phase 3 will include a review of Built Heritage currently included in the District Plan as well as considering buildings that are not yet listed.
Proposed Plan Change 30 – Designations, Proposed Plan Change 31 – Protected Trees and Proposed Plan Change 32 – Verandah Posts became operative on Thursday, 18 September 2014.
Proposed Plan Changes 39 / 37 / 36 / 35 / 34 / 33
Plan Changes 47 / 45 / 44 / 43 / 42 / 41 / 38
A review of specific Plan content relating to tangata whenua in Chapters 1 and 15.
Proposed Plan Changes 52 and 51.
This Plan Change addresses projected residential demand in Otamatea West.
The Springvale Structure Plan Report was initially commissioned by the Council in 2012 to provide a strategic approach to residential development in the area. This technical report was updated in April 2018 and will inform development of proposed Plan Change 53
Plan Change 55 covers a number of miscellaneous matters.
The Council has commissioned geotechnical engineers to review the susceptibility of specific properties for risks associated with land instability.