new District Plan

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nemo
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Today (Monday) is the last day for submissions on the proposed District Plan that will govern the shape of the city for the next 50 years. You have until 5pm today to get a submission in, and then after that, your goose is cooked. The shape of the city is then set in stone, or concrete and steel, and in some cases, timber or even plastic….

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nemo
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We are being asked to submit comments on four completely separate but highly important matters at the same time. If you thought that the run up to Christmas was getting tight for time this year, then get ready for it to be even more tight in terms of your time. Firstly, one you may not have been aware of: the proposal by KiwiRail and InterIslander to…

nemo
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The Draft District Plan is up online and is calling for submissions. Consultation closes on 14 December. Many people will not have viewed it online, and may be unaware of the extent of the changes. First among these changes is that we will no longer have Inner Residential and Outer Residential, but instead we will have a General Residential Zone (everything there is noted as GRZ)…

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nemo
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I have no idea how this thing works – perhaps you do? If you have any idea what is going on in the new draft District Plan, please reply in the comments below. On p32 of the new DP (Design Guide Centres & Mixed Use – DRAFT FOR CONSULTATION), it says: City Outcomes Contribution G.107. The scale of larger commercial, residential, or mixed-use developments has a…