District plan change 36

About this plan change

District Plan Change 36 reviewed the Notable Trees chapter of the District Plan (Chapter 14G), and included a complete review of the list of Notable Trees that are protected by the plan.

The plan change also addressed legislative changes relating to blanket protection of trees by partly removing and partly amending the current provisions for vegetation removal in residential areas to bring them in line with the requirements of the Resource Management Act 1991 (“RMA”).

StepsStatus of each stepRelated documents
Notification (submissions)

Publicly notified on 1 September 2015

Submissions closed on 2 October 2015

Proposed District Plan Change 36 (PDF 1 Mb)
HearingHearing held 9 March 2016 Officer's Report (PDF 482 kb)
DecisionDecision notified 31 May 2016Decision (PDF 772 kb)

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