District plan change 8

Operative date

This plan change became operative on 17 June 2008.

About this plan change

District Plan Change 8 introduces new permitted activity conditions for buildings and structures on sites within the Central Commercial Activity Area that do not abut a residential area. These conditions are a 12m height limit for all buildings within 30m of a residential area and a requirement for buildings over 30m away from a residential area to comply with the General Residential recession plane requirements measured from the boundary of the residential area.

District Plan provisions affected by this plan change: Chapter 5A

StepsStatus of each stepRelated documents
Notification (submissions)

Publicly notified
14 March 2006

Submissions closed
21 April 2006

Plan change document (PDF 52 kb)

Section 32 evaluation (PDF 111 kb)

Further submissionsPublicly notified
16 May 2006

Further submissions closed
16 June 2006

Summary of submissions (PDF 26 kb)
HearingHearing held
15 April 2008
Officer's report (PDF 153 kb) 
DecisionPublicly notified
17 June 2007 
Decision (PDF 259 kb)
AppealsNo appeals 
Operative date17 June 2008Sign and Seal (PDF 355 kb)

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