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‘Development Ready’ Land: A New Approach to Land Supply and Demand under the National Policy Statement – Urban Development Capacity
A new National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity (NPS-UDC) has recently been introduced by Government. It directs local authorities to provide sufficient development capacity in their district and regional plans and policy statements for housing and business growth to meet demand. Read more...
The Land Development Process: The Basics
Urban ‘Future Proofed’ Rural Residential Development: Sensible Planning!
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Christchurch Replacement Plan Update No. 2 (27/2/15)
Stage 2 Timeframes and Scope;
Panel Decision on Priority Matters
Notification of Stage 2 of the Christchurch Replacement District Plan (RDP) has been brought forward to 2 May 2015, with the submission period from 2 May – 15 June and further submission period from 29 June – 13 July. Read more...
Christchurch Replacement Plan Update No. 1 - Priority Matters, Panel & Status of Resource Consents
The Hearings Panel who will hear submissions on the notified Christchurch Replacement Plan has been confirmed. Read more.
Proposed Christchurch Replacement District Plan
The Christchurch Replacement District Plan (which includes Banks Peninsula) was notified on 27 August 2014. Submissions on Stage 1 close on 8 October 2014. This is significant for anyone with property interests in Christchurch City and Banks Peninsula. Read more.
New Proposed Christchurch Central City Living Zone
CERA proposes a new chapter ‘A Liveable City’ to the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan. This includes a new Central City Living Zone which applies to residential areas within the Four Avenues. Read more.