Volume 1: Objectives, Policies & Rules

A description of each geographic area covered by the District Plan, including each area's character.

The Council reviews and updates the District Plan from time to time. If you need to check the accuracy and currency of one of these documents contact the District Plan team.

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Chapter
1 The District Plan (271KB PDF)
2 Issues for Tangata Whenua (95KB PDF)
3 District Plan General Provisions (1.03MB PDF)
Suburban Area
4 Residential Area: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (466KB PDF)
5 Residential Rules (544KB PDF)
  Residential Standards (295KB PDF)
  Residential Appendices (7.84MB PDF)
6 Centres: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (112KB PDF)
7 Centres Rules (796KB PDF)
  Centres Standards (298KB PDF)
  Centres Appendices (1.36MB PDF)
8 Institutional Precincts: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (87KB PDF)
9 Institutional Precincts Rules (518KB PDF)
10 Airport and Golf Course Recreation Precinct: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (128KB PDF)
11 Airport Area Rules and Golf Course Recreation Area Rules (1.32MB PDF)
Central Area
12 Central Area: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (457Kb PDF)
13 Central Area Rules (575KB PDF)
  Central Area Appendices (9.28MB PDF)
Rural Area
14 Rural Area: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (100Kb PDF)
15 Rural Area Rules (2.41MB PDF)
Natural Environment
16 Open Space: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (54KB PDF)
17 Open Space Rules (208KB PDF)
18 Conservation Sites: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (50KB PDF)
19 Conservation Sites Rules (98KB PDF)
Heritage
20 Heritage: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (79KB PDF)
21 Heritage Rules (6.52MB PDF)
  Heritage List: Areas, Buildings, Objects, Trees and Māori Sites
(1.16MB PDF)
Utilities
22 Utilities: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (26KB PDF)
23 Utilities Rules (397KB PDF)
Designations
24 Designations: Introduction, Objectives and Policies - Schedule of Designations (33KB PDF)
  Tables - Schedule of Designations (209KB PDF)
  Designation Appendices (4.45MB PDF)
Renewable Energy
25 Renewable Energy: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (32KB PDF)
26 Renewable Energy Rules (31KB PDF)
Urban Development Area
27 Urban Development Area: Introduction, Objectives and Polices (66KB PDF)
28 Urban Development Area Rules (74KB PDF)
  Appendix: Lincolnshire Farm Structure Plan (5.11MB PDF)
Earthworks
29 Earthworks: Introduction, Policies and Objectives (87KB PDF)
30 Earthworks Rules (225KB PDF)
Contaminated Land
31 Contaminated Land: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (37KB PDF)
32 Contaminated Land Rules (38KB PDF)
  Business Area
33 Business Area: Introduction, Objectives and Policies (325KB PDF)
34 Business Area Rules (215KB PDF)
  Business Area Standards (246KB PDF)
  Business Area Appendices (974KB PDF)