The following operative plan change has been made to the Wairau Awatere Resource Management Plan and has been incorporated into the Plan.
The purpose of the Plan Change is to make a number of minor amendments and alterations to the provisions of the Plan to:
- Remove redundant provisions.
- Provide greater clarity of the existing provisions to improve implementation.
The items subject to this plan change are identified below:
Policy on term of water permits to take and use water
Definition of ‘Family Flat’
Setback from water bodies for reasons other than avoiding flood hazard
Remove references to a ‘Hazard’ Register
Controlled activity rule for development
Clarify that utility provisions apply to ‘requiring authorities’
Reconcile subdivision standards for Township Residential zone with site density standards
Clarify that building platforms must be free from easements and yard setbacks
Remove reference to section 321 of the Local Government Act
Remove references to compliance with Assessment Matters from the rule relating to controlled and discretionary subdivision activities
Include rules for the damming of water
Subdivisions in the Conservation Zone
Definition of ‘Wineries’
Amend the definition of ‘Home Occupation’ to reflect the intention that it can only be undertaken by a member of the household, plus one additional person.
Include drainage channels in the rules requiring discharge setbacks from water bodies
Earthwork volume limit exemptions in Rural Residential and Central Business Zones
Introduction of rules to enable Garden Maintenance
Zoning Amendment from Township Residential to Deferred Township Residential – Map 131 (Rarangi)
Public Notice of Decision
Public Notice of Summary of Submissions
Public Notice of Notification