Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan

Section 32 report

Auckland Council is required to provide a report evaluating the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan, under section 32 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

The report has been notified alongside the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.

View the Analysis of Section 32 report carried out by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research.

See also Section 32 list of appendices (PDF 147KB) and our glossary of Māori terms (PDF 83KB).


Part 1 - Introduction

Section 32 - Introduction (PDF 748KB)


Part 2 - Topic templates

Parts 2.1-2.10

Parts 2.11-2.20

Parts 2.21-2.30

Parts 2.31-2.40

Parts 2.41-2.50

 


Part 3 - Appendices


3.0 - Introduction

Appendix 3.0.1 - Degrees of intervention/regulation (PDF 200KB)
Appendix 3.0.2 - Regional consistency and local variations (PDF 209KB)
Appendix 3.0.3 - Setting outcomes and managing adverse effects (PDF 362KB)
Appendix 3.0.4 - Description of Three Types of Intervention (PDF 74KB)
Appendix 3.0.5 - Draft List of Area Planning Environments (PDF 3.6MB)
Appendix 3.0.6 - Built Environment Workstream (PDF 2.3MB)
Appendix 3.0.7 - Natural Environment - Issues and Approaches Paper - report (PDF 768KB)
Appendix 3.0.8 - Natural Environment Issues and Approaches Paper - issues (PDF 590KB)
Appendix 3.0.9 - Natural Environment Issues and Approaches Paper - attachments (PDF 2.7MB)
Appendix 3.0.10 - Infrastructure workstream: Issues and approaches (PDF 1.2MB)
Appendix 3.0.11 - Issues and approaches for rural and coastal areas (PDF 513KB)
Appendix 3.0.12 - Issues paper - Heritage, Cultural Commuinty Workstream (PDF 1.3MB)
Appendix 3.0.13 - Issues Paper - Treaty of Waitangi (PDF 925KB)
Appendix 3.0.14 - Issues Paper - Heritage - report to internal Steering Group (PDF 1.2MB)
Appendix 3.0.15 - Unitary Plan Issues Paper - Pulic Open Space and Recreation (PDF 1.1MB)
Appendix 3.0.16 - Issues Paper - Community and Social (PDF 661KB)
Appendix 3.0.17 - City Centre Issue Paper – Technical Report (PDF 3.5MB)
Appendix 3.0.19 - Unitary Plan Structure - report (PDF 386KB)
Appendix 3.0.20 - Unitary Plan Structure - Background Information for Workshop (PDF 139KB)
Appendix 3.0.21 - Draft residential zone - assessment (PDF 1.6MB)
Appendix 3.0.22 - Committee reports and resolutions - proposed structure and development of the AUP (PDF 9.2MB)
Appendix 3.0.23 - Additional Information to develop section 1.0 (PDF 227KB)
Appendix 3.0.24 - Template for Section 32 evaluation (PDF 280KB)
Appendix 3.0.25 - RPS Monitoring Indicators (PDF 125KB)
Appendix 3.0.26 - Exerts from Royal Commission on Auckland Governance (PDF 69KB)
Appendix 3.0.27 - Making Auckland Greater - The Government's Decisions on Auckland Governance (PDF 112KB)
Appendix 3.0.29 - RMA - Part 5 - sections 43-77 (PDF 8.3MB)
Appendix 3.0.30 - Resource Consents Testing Questionaire (PDF 200KB)
Appendix 3.0.31 - Research Strategy and Priority Research Areas (PDF 457KB)
Appendix 3.0.32 - Phase One Engagement Summary Report (PDF 770KB)
Appendix 3.0.33 - Draft AUP Engagement Report (PDF 2.1MB)
Appendix 3.0.34 - UP work programme with APC (PDF 18KB)
Appendix 3.0.35 - Local Board resolutions (PDF 1.2MB)
Appendix 3.0.36 - Auckland Council LTP - Chapter Nine - Contributions Policy (PDF 1.5MB)
Appendix 3.0.37 - Officer analysis of approaches to developing the Unitary Plan (PDF 386KB)
Appendix 3.0.38 - Unitary Plan Civic Forum - October 2012 (PDF 5.5MB)
Appendix 3.0.39 - Review of Enhanced Engagement to Support the Unitary Plan (PDF 1.4MB)

3.1 - Urban form and land supply

3.2 - Rural urban boundary location

Appendix 3.2.1 - Geotechnical Desk Study - North and North-West Auckland Rural Urban Boundary Project (PDF 2.0MB)
Appendix 3.2.2 - Auckland Council North and North West RUB options (PDF 4.0MB)
Appendix 3.2.3 - North and North West Auckland Rural Production (PDF 8.4MB)
Appendix 3.2.4 - RUB (North/North West) Preliminary Landscape Investigation - pages 1-39 (PDF 14MB)
Appendix 3.2.4 - RUB (North/North West) Preliminary Landscape Investigation - pages 40-41 (PDF 13.2MB)
Appendix 3.2.4 - RUB (North/North West) Preliminary Landscape Investigation - page 42 (PDF 14.7MB)
Appendix 3.2.4 - RUB (North/North West) Preliminary Landscape Investigation - pages 43-44 (PDF 11.7MB)
Appendix 3.2.4 - RUB (North/North West) Preliminary Landscape Investigation - page 45 (PDF 12.3MB)
Appendix 3.2.4 - RUB (North/North West) Preliminary Landscape Investigation - pages 46-47 (PDF 13MB)
Appendix 3.2.4 - RUB (North/North West) Preliminary Landscape Investigation - page 48 (PDF 9.3MB)
Appendix 3.2.5 - North and West RUB receiving environments (PDF 1.3MB)
Appendix 3.2.6 - Draft Area Plan - Hibiscus and Bays Local Board (PDF 9.8MB)
Appendix 3.2.7 - Draft Silverdale West Structure Plan (PDF 5.2MB)
Appendix 3.2.8 - FDC - Paerata South Contamination Study - pages 1-28 (PDF 10.2MB)
Appendix 3.2.8 - FDC - Paerata South Contamination Study - pages 29-244 (PDF 11.3MB)
Appendix 3.2.9 - Southeastern Manukau Harbour / Pahurehure Inlet Contaminant Study (PDF 3.6MB)
Appendix 3.2.10 - Karaka RUB Waitemata AquiferRecharge Assessment (PDF 4.2MB)
Appendix 3.2.11 - Franklin District Growth Strategy 2031 (PDF 167KB)
Appendix 3.2.12 - Geotechnical Desk Study - South Auckland RUB Project (PDF 1.7MB)
Appendix 3.2.13 - Southeastern Manukau Harbour / Pahurehure Inlet Contaminant Study (PDF 4.1MB)
Appendix 3.2.14 - Auckland South Rural Production - Greenfields Study Area (PDF 3MB)
Appendix 3.2.15 - RUB South Cultural Heritage Overview Report (PDF 6.1MB)
Appendix 3.2.16 - Urban Planning that Sustains Waterbodies - Case Study (PDF 11MB)
Appendix 3.2.17 - Sea - level rise synthesis for Auckland 2011 (PDF 921KB)
Appendix 3.2.18 - RUB (South) Option Area Landscape Evaluations - pages 1-97 (PDF 11.4MB))
Appendix 3.2.18 - RUB (South) Option Area Landscape Evaluations - pages 98-117 (PDF 11MB)
Appendix 3.2.19 - Draft Cultural Heritage Overview Report - Involvement - Ngati Tamoho Trust response (PDF 756KB)
Appendix 3.2.20 - Future Growth Options and RUB - joint response (PDF 219KB)
Appendix 3.2.21 - Draft Cultural Heritage Overview Report - Involvement - Te Akitai response (PDF 229KB)
Appendix 3.2.22 - Wastewater Servicing Options - Southern Area Growth (PDF 8.0MB)
Appendix 3.2.23 - Assessment of Edge Requests for Inclusion within the RUB (PDF 3.9MB)

3.3 - Residential zones

3.4 - Business

3.5 - Building heights

3.6 - Business building form and design

3.7 - Design statements

3.8 - Sustainable design

3.9 - Accessory parking

3.10 - Electricity transmission corridors

3.11 - Biodiversity

3.12 - Pre-1944 demolition

3.13 - Historic heritage

3.14 - Treaty settlements

3.16 - Maori development

3.17 - Maori land

3.18 - Maori and natural resources

3.19 - Landscapes

3.21 - Affordable housing

3.22 - Future urban zone

3.24 - Urban stormwater

Appendices 3.24 - Auckland Unitary Plan stormwater management provisions - (parts A-H) are available on the Auckland Council Technical Publications 2013 page

3.25 - Freshwater

3.26 - Flooding

3.27 - Intermittent streams and riparian margins

3.28 - Natural hazards

3.29 - Stock access

3.32 - Mangroves

Appendix 3.32.1 - Mangrove Management Options for the Auckland Council (PDF 2.2MB)
Appendix 3.32.2 - The New Zealand mangrove: a review of the current state of knowledge (PDF 4.0MB)
Appendix 3.32.3 - Marine Sediment Monitoring Programme 2007 (PDF 1.6MB)
Appendix 3.32.4 - Regional Assessment of Areas Susceptible to Coastal Erosion - Vol 1 (PDF 1.5MB)
Appendix 3.32.5 - Identification of degraded marine receiving environments (PDF 3.8MB)
Appendix 3.32.6 - 1996 Vs present spatial exent of mangroves (PDF 15.9MB)
Appendix 3.32.7 - Cost estimates for mangrove removal - Auckland and Tauranga (PDF 40KB)
Appendix 3.32.8 - PWP Direction Setting December 2012, Summary of decisions (PDF 64KB)
Appendix 3.32.9 - Presentations on mangrove management options (PDF 277KB)
Appendix 3.32.10 - Presentations on mangrove management options (PDF 277KB)
Appendix 3.32.11 - Mangrove Management in the General Coastal Zone (PDF 53KB)
Appendix 3.32.12 - UPPWP- December direction setting workshop - Minutes (PDF 191KB)
Appendix 3.32.13 - APC Unitary Plan Workshop – Minutes (PDF 179KB)
Appendix 3.32.14 - Biodiversity reference group workshop (PDF 51KB)
Appendix 3.32.15 - New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement - 2010 (PDF 514KB)
Appendix 3.32.16 - Changes in Abundance and Distribution of coastal and estuarine vegetation in the Auckland region (PDF 35KB)
Appendix 3.32.17 - Potential future changes in mangrove habitat in Auckland’s East-Coast Estuaries (PDF 8.1MB)
Appendix 3.32.18 - Auckland Regional Plan: Coastal - Plan Change 4 (PDF 203KB)
Appendix 3.32.19 - Provisions of the ARCP and assessment of plan options for mangrove management - Review (PDF 516KB)
Appendix 3.32.20 - Auckland Council Regional Coastal Plan – revised 2011 (PDF 4.9MB)
Appendix 3.32.21 - Resource Management Act 1991 (PDF 205KB)

3.33 - Moorings

3.34 - Sewage discharge - boats

3.35 - Rural subdivision

Appendix 3.35.1 - Changes in soil quality and land use in grazed pasture within rural Auckland (PDF 332KB)
Appendix 3.35.2 - Open Agenda - Environment and Sustainability Forum (PDF 109KB)
Appendix 3.35.3 - Rural Economic Development in the Auckland Region (PDF 861KB)
Appendix 3.35.4 - Rural Production Comparative Analysis (PDF 1.3MB)
Appendix 3.35.5 - Transferable Rural Lot Right Related Incentives (PDF 288KB)
Appendix 3.35.6 - Rural Capacity Across Auckland Region - Issues and Options (PDF 566KB)
Appendix 3.35.7 - Versatile Soils Productive Land - report for HBRC (PDF 1.9MB)
Appendix 3.35.9 - What is the Future of Auckland's Rural Areas? (PDF 1.4MB)
Appendix 3.35.10 - Alignment between the EDS and the AP rural chapter (PDF 293KB)
Appendix 3.35.11 - Rural Development Auckland (PDF 1.6MB)
Appendix 3.35.12 - Rodney District Council Rural Strategy (PDF 5.3MB)
Appendix 3.35.13 - Creating Sustainable Urban/Rural Linkages (PDF 661KB)
Appendix 3.35.14 - PC36 - Waitakere City District Plan (PDF 200KB)
Appendix 3.35.15 - Countryside Living Opportunities across the Auckland Region (PDF 3.0MB)
Appendix 3.35.16 - Auckland Region Rural Transport Issues (PDF 1.9MB)
Appendix 3.35.17 - Regulatory incentives for waivers on restrictions of rural land subdivision - Review (PDF 5.8MB)
Appendix 3.35.18 - Development Strategy for Ruarl Areas of Greater Auckland (PDF 2.1MB)
Appendix 3.35.19 - Rural Significant Issues and comments (PDF 97KB)
Appendix 3.35.20 - Proposed rural objectives - draft Unitary Plan (PDF 601KB)
Appendix 3.35.21 - Proposed rural policies - draft Unitary Plan (PDF 1.4MB)
Appendix 3.35.22 - Expansion of lifestyle blocks and urban areas (PDF 151KB)
Appendix 3.35.23 - Impacts of urbanisation trends on soil resource availability in New Zealand (PDF 432KB)
Appendix 3.35.24 - Submission on the draft AUP - The Rural Advisory Panel (PDF 610KB)
Appendix 3.35.25 - Auckland Unleashed - a rural view (PDF 2.0MB)
Appendix 3.35.26 - Unitary Plan Issues Paper - rural areas (PDF 290KB)
Appendix 3.35.27 - Franklin Plus 2012 - a development strategy Vol2 (PDF 2.2MB)
Appendix 3.35.29 - Rural Production Cf Analysis Greenfield Study Areas (PDF 1.1MB)
Appendix 3.35.30 - A Study of Smallholdings and their Owners (PDF 3.1MB)

3.39 - Traffic in centres

3.40 - Cycle parking

3.41 - Strategic transport corridor

3.42 - Crossings on arterial roads

3.43 - Land transport noise

3.44 - Air quality for major roads

3.45 - Air quality buffers – heavy industry

3.47 - Signs

3.48 - Trees in streets

3.49 - Genetically modified organisms

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