District Plan - Plan Change 5 - Signage and Miscellaneous Changes

Notification of Decisions and Appeals Period

At the Council’s meeting on the 13th of December 2018, Council voted to adopt the Commissioners Recommendations on Plan Change 5: Signage and Miscellaneous Changes.


Relevant Documents

A hard copy of the Council decision is available at the Council Office and the Library.


Effect of the Decision

The proposed rules and performance standards will have legal effect alongside the existing provisions as of the 22nd of December 2018.


Next Steps – Appeals Period

Any submitter may appeal Council’s decision (subject to clause 14, 1st Schedule, RMA). Any appeal must be received by the Environment Council within 30 working days of Council’s decision being publicly notified. In this case, any appeals must be received by 25 February 2019.

The Environment Court website has more information on the appeals processes.


What does the Plan Change do?

The purpose of this Plan Change is to make some minor additions and miscellaneous changes to the Rotorua District Plan and a number of alterations to the sign provisions across all zone chapters of the Plan and in Appendix 8. It also makes a number of minor additions and alterations to the provisions of the Plan to:

  • Remove redundant provisions or duplications.

  • Provide greater clarity for the provisions and improve implementation (allowance for sponsorship signs and non-site related community information signs).

  • Align conflicting rules relating to status.

  • Include matters over which the Plan reserves control or restricts discretion.

  • Align provisions with objectives and policies, including some new objectives and policies for signs.


Previous Steps

Proposed Plan Change 5 to the District Plan was publicly notified 8th of November 2017. Submissions closed on Friday 12th of January 2018 with five submissions received.

A copy of the submissions made on the plan change is provided below. No further submissions were received.


Submissions Received:


View Proposed Plan Change 5 - As Notified

Proposed Change 5:



Notification of Decisions and Appeals Period

At the Council’s meeting on the 13th of December 2018, Council voted to adopt the Commissioners Recommendations on Plan Change 5: Signage and Miscellaneous Changes.


Relevant Documents

A hard copy of the Council decision is available at the Council Office and the Library.


Effect of the Decision

The proposed rules and performance standards will have legal effect alongside the existing provisions as of the 22nd of December 2018.


Next Steps – Appeals Period

Any submitter may appeal Council’s decision (subject to clause 14, 1st Schedule, RMA). Any appeal must be received by the Environment Council within 30 working days of Council’s decision being publicly notified. In this case, any appeals must be received by 25 February 2019.

The Environment Court website has more information on the appeals processes.


What does the Plan Change do?

The purpose of this Plan Change is to make some minor additions and miscellaneous changes to the Rotorua District Plan and a number of alterations to the sign provisions across all zone chapters of the Plan and in Appendix 8. It also makes a number of minor additions and alterations to the provisions of the Plan to:

  • Remove redundant provisions or duplications.

  • Provide greater clarity for the provisions and improve implementation (allowance for sponsorship signs and non-site related community information signs).

  • Align conflicting rules relating to status.

  • Include matters over which the Plan reserves control or restricts discretion.

  • Align provisions with objectives and policies, including some new objectives and policies for signs.


Previous Steps

Proposed Plan Change 5 to the District Plan was publicly notified 8th of November 2017. Submissions closed on Friday 12th of January 2018 with five submissions received.

A copy of the submissions made on the plan change is provided below. No further submissions were received.


Submissions Received:


View Proposed Plan Change 5 - As Notified

Proposed Change 5:



  • How to send in your submission

    over 1 year ago

    The further submission form and guide gives tips on what makes a good further submission and what a further submission should look like. You can send your completed further submission by e-mail or post to one of the addresses below:

    Email:
    Policy.Planning@rotorualc.nz

    Mail:
    Rotorua Lakes Council
    Private Bag 3029
    Rotorua Mail Centre
    Rotorua 3046

    The further submission form and guide gives tips on what makes a good further submission and what a further submission should look like. You can send your completed further submission by e-mail or post to one of the addresses below:

    Email:
    Policy.Planning@rotorualc.nz

    Mail:
    Rotorua Lakes Council
    Private Bag 3029
    Rotorua Mail Centre
    Rotorua 3046

  • Process once Submissions are Received

    over 1 year ago

    The process for public participation in the consideration of the proposal under the Act is as follows:

    • after the closing date for submission, Rotorua Lakes Council must prepare a summary of decisions requested by submitters and give public notice of the where this information can be inspected; and
    • there must be an opportunity for the following persons to make a further submission in support of, or in opposition to, the submissions already made:
    • any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest;
    • any person who has an interest in the proposal greater than the general public has;
    • the local...

    The process for public participation in the consideration of the proposal under the Act is as follows:

    • after the closing date for submission, Rotorua Lakes Council must prepare a summary of decisions requested by submitters and give public notice of the where this information can be inspected; and
    • there must be an opportunity for the following persons to make a further submission in support of, or in opposition to, the submissions already made:
    • any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest;
    • any person who has an interest in the proposal greater than the general public has;
    • the local authority itself; and
    • if a person making a submission asks to be heard in support of his or her submission, a hearing must be held; and
    • Rotorua Lakes Council must give its decision on the provisions and matters raised in the submissions (including its reasons for accepting or rejecting submissions) and give public notice of its decision within two years of notifying the proposal and serve it on every person who made a submission at the same time; and
    • any person who has made a submission has the right to appeal against the decision on the proposal to the Environment Court if,-
    • in relation to a provision or matter that is the subject of the appeal, the person referred to the provision or matter in the person's submission on the proposal; and
    • in the case of a proposal that is a proposed policy statement or plan, the appeal does not seek the withdrawal of the proposal as a whole.

  • Privacy Act and Official Information Act

    over 1 year ago

    Submissions are made under the Resource Management Act 1991. The submissions and the information contained in them will be held by the Rotorua Lakes Council and will also be available at Rotorua Lakes Council's Customer Centre, the Rotorua library and on the Rotorua Lakes Council website.

    By taking part in this public submission process submitters will, for the purposes of the Official Information Act 1982, be understood to have waived privacy interests in their submission.

    Submitters are also reminded that the information supplied in written submissions may be personal information within the meaning of the Privacy Act 1993...

    Submissions are made under the Resource Management Act 1991. The submissions and the information contained in them will be held by the Rotorua Lakes Council and will also be available at Rotorua Lakes Council's Customer Centre, the Rotorua library and on the Rotorua Lakes Council website.

    By taking part in this public submission process submitters will, for the purposes of the Official Information Act 1982, be understood to have waived privacy interests in their submission.

    Submitters are also reminded that the information supplied in written submissions may be personal information within the meaning of the Privacy Act 1993. Submitters are advised that under the Privacy Act that they have the right to enquire as to the personal information held by the Council and request that it be accurate.