District Plan Change 54

Find out about Boulcott Farm Heritage Golf Club Inc's proposed change to the Hutt City District Plan.


About this plan change

Hutt City Council has resolved to approve a request from Boulcott’s Farm Heritage Golf Club Inc for a proposed change to the Hutt City District Plan.

The proposal is to:

  • rezone a portion of approximately 1.6 hectares of the site at 33 Military Road, Boulcott from the General Recreation Activity Area to the General Residential Activity Area
  • to remove the Secondary River Corridor Overlay.

No changes to the objectives, policies or rules of the district plan are proposed.

Read the full plan change proposal (PDF 29.2 MB)

View a map of the proposed area to be rezoned

The steps for processing a proposed change to the district plan are set by Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

Read Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act.

Key steps, dates,  and related documents

Steps Status of each step Related documents
Notification (submissions) The proposed plan change was notified for submissions on Tuesday, 20 April 2021. Fifteen submissions were received.
Please note that the Summary of Decisions Requested and Full Set of Submissions has been updated to include a late submission.        
Summary of Decisions Requested and Full Set of Submissions - updated (PDF 7.7 Mb)
Further submissions A summary of the decisions requested in submissions was then notified for further submissions Tuesday, 15 June 2021. One further submission was received. Read the Further Submission (PDF 38 kb)
Hearing The hearing for the proposed plan change was held on Tuesday 1st February 2022. Read Hearing Panel Minute #1 (PDF 210 KB)
Officer's Report (PDF 1.3 MB)
Applicant's Statement of Evidence
Applicant's Statement of Evidence - Appendix 1
Applicant's Statement of Evidence - Appendix 2
Applicant's Statement of Evidence - Appendix 3
Hearing Agenda for Plan Change 54 (PDF  136KB)
Read Hearing Panel Minute #2 Formally Closing Hearing (PDF 100 KB)
Hearing panel recommendationThe Hearing Panel reported its recommended decision on the plan change on 30 March 2022.Hearing Panel Recommended Decision (PDF 2.2MB)
DecisionCouncil resolved on Tuesday 24 May 2022 to accept the hearing panel's recommendation and publicly notified this on Thursday 2 June 2022.Public notice of decisions on Plan Change 54 (PDF 151KB)
AppealsThe applicant and any person who made a submission has until Monday, 18 July 2022 to appeal Hutt City Council's decision to the Environment Court. 

Next Steps

After hearing from the applicant and public submissions, Hutt City Council has accepted a recommendation from independent commissioners to approve the plan change. The applicant and any person who submitted on the plan change has until Monday, 18 July 2022 to appeal this decision to the Environment Court. For more information read the public notice of Hutt City Council's decision to approve the plan change (PDF 151 KB).