District Plan - Plan Change 2 - Pukehāngi Heights

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In recognition of the need for additional residentially zoned land, Rotorua Lakes Council has been working with land owners within the Pukehāngi Heights Area to develop a plan change that is intended to facilitate residential and rural residential development.

The Minister for Environment approved the use of the Streamlined Plan Change Process for the processing of the plan change. The plan change was notified in January with 47 submissions received - thank you to everyone who made a submission.

Copies of all submissions, along with a Summary of Submissions, are available below.

The further submissions period for the plan change has now closed. Eight further submissions have been received - thank you to everyone who made a further submission.

All further submissions are available here, a summary of further submissions will follow.

The next step in the process will be for Council to hold mediation sessions on any key topics where it is considered mediation will be effective. Mediation was scheduled for mid April, but due to Covid-19 we will need to reschedule this - please follow this page for updates. The Hearing is still scheduled for 29 June.

The plan change is being processed as a 'Streamlined Plan Change' :

In recognition of the need for additional residentially zoned land, Rotorua Lakes Council has been working with land owners within the Pukehāngi Heights Area to develop a plan change that is intended to facilitate residential and rural residential development.

The Minister for Environment approved the use of the Streamlined Plan Change Process for the processing of the plan change. The plan change was notified in January with 47 submissions received - thank you to everyone who made a submission.

Copies of all submissions, along with a Summary of Submissions, are available below.

The further submissions period for the plan change has now closed. Eight further submissions have been received - thank you to everyone who made a further submission.

All further submissions are available here, a summary of further submissions will follow.

The next step in the process will be for Council to hold mediation sessions on any key topics where it is considered mediation will be effective. Mediation was scheduled for mid April, but due to Covid-19 we will need to reschedule this - please follow this page for updates. The Hearing is still scheduled for 29 June.

The plan change is being processed as a 'Streamlined Plan Change' :