Public Notice of Decisions on Plan Change 3 - Significant Natural Areas

Rotorua Lakes Council re-notifies its decisions on the provisions and matters raised in submissions for Plan Change 3: Significant Natural Areas.

Council has accepted the commissioners’ recommendations on the plan change and the submissions, as set out in the commissioners’ report.

Copies of this decision are also available from:

  • Council Offices - 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua
  • Rotorua Library - 1127 Haupapa Street, Rotorua

From 20 March 2021, the provisions of the plan change are amended in accordance with this decision.


Submitters may appeal the plan change to the Environment Court. Refer to the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991 for further information.

Appeals must be lodged with the Environment Court within 30 working days of service of a copy of the public notice of the decision and appeals must be on the prescribed form.

This notice is given pursuant to clauses 10 and 11, Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

For more information on the Plan Change or the associated process please feel free to contact Council at

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