On this page you will find a record of modifications that have been identified since the Auckland Unitary Plan became operative in part on 15 November 2016.
As at 15 August 2017
Modification schedule (PDF 107KB)
A plan change is a change to the operative regional and district component of the Auckland Unitary Plan. This could either be initiated by council or a member of the public.
Notified on 3 August 2017
Make a submission online orDownload the submission form (PDF 41KB)
Submissions close on 31 August 2017
Proposed plan change (PDF 2.0MB) Section 32 (PDF 782MB)Public notice (PDF 47KB)
Proposed plan change (PDF 215KB)Section 32 (PDF 772KB)Section 32 Attachment A Civic Quarter Masterplanning report (PDF 16.2MB)Public notice (PDF 47KB)
Notified on 10 August 2017
Submissions close on 7 September 2017
Public notice (PDF 55KB) Section 32 (PDF 772KB) Attachments A1, A2.1 and A2.2: Proposed plan change (PDF 215KB)Attachment A3: Auckland Unitary Plan Definition- Height (PDF 368KB)Attachment B1; Study Area for the Proposed plan change (PDF 747KB)Attachment B2.1: List of sites affected by Proposed plan change (PDF 103KB)Attachment B2.2: Auckland Unitary Plan Zoning Map Identifying properties affected by the proposed viewshaft (PDF 209KB)Attachment B3: Auckland Unitary Plan Map – Zoning and control (PDF 206KB)Attachment B4: Auckland Council District Plan (Manukau Section)- Zoning and relevant standards (PDF 1.1MB)Attachment C: Landscape Assessment Report- Stockade Hill (PDF 15.3MB)Attachment D: Heritage Assessment memo (PDF 583KB)Attachment E.1 Proposed viewshaft- Survey drawing (PDF 5.2MB)Attachment E2.1: Viewshed analysis- Bare ground scenario (PDF 1.8MB)Attachment E2.2: Viewshed analysis- Existing development scenario (PDF 1.8MB) Attachment E2.3: Development under Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in part) provisions (PDF 1.8MB) Attachment E2.4; Viewshed analysis- Proposed plan change scenario (PDF 1.8MB)Attachment E2.5: Viewshed analysis- Overview of scenarios (PDF 1.9MB)Attachment E2.6 Building height contours for the proposed viewshaft plane (PDF 362KB)Attachment E3.1: Photomontage - Overall map (PDF 3.1MB)Attachment E3.2.1: Photomontage 1 - AUP heights scenario (PDF 3.0MB)Attachment E3.2.2: Photomontage 2 - AUP heights scenario (PDF 2.6MB)Attachment E3.2.3: Photomontage 3 - AUP heights scenario (PDF 3.3MB)Attachment E3.3.1: Photomontage 1 - Proposed plan change heights scenario (PDF 3.1MB)Attachment E3.3.2: Photomontage 2 - Proposed plan change heights scenario (PDF 2.7MB)Attachment E3.3.3: Photomontage 3 - Proposed plan change heights scenario (PDF 3.3MB)Attachment F: New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement 2010 (PDF 543KB)Attachment G: Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act 2000 (PDF 249KB)
Proposed private plan change 39: Atlas Concrete Ltd - Proposed Business 9 Rezoning of Land at 7-11 Wairau Road and 8-12 Thornton Road, TakapunaNotified on 9 April 2015Submissions closed on 11 May 2015Further submissions notified on 18 June 2015Further submissions closed on 25 June 2015
Email the Planning Technicians for any documents relating to this plan change.
Plan modification 372Notified on 13/10/2014Submissions closed on 10/11/2014Further submissions closed on 12/12/2014Decision notified on 9/11/2015Environment Court direction (PDF 2.5MB) - 18 July 2017
Plan modification 373Notified on 13/10/2014Submissions closed on 10/11/2014Further submissions closed on 12/12/2014Additional further submission period (submission 165 only) 23/1/2015
A notice of requirement is an interim notice that protects land for a designated purpose until the designation is final. It is most often a public consultation but can be limited if appropriate.
A designation is a planning technique used by requiring authorities. These can be:
Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI) Stage 2A
Notified: 7 February 2017Submission period extended.Submissions closed: 20 March 2017.
Public notice (PDF 92KB) Notice of requirement (PDF 252KB) Assessment of Environmental Effects (PDF 2.7MB) Land Requirement Plans (PDF9 41KB)Resource consent - Part 1 (PDF 9.7MB) Resource consent - Part 2 (PDF 3.0MB)Schedule of Affected Properties (PDF 40KB)Designation Conditions (PDF 237KB)Operational Scheme - Part 1 (PDF 8.9MB)Operational Scheme - Part 2 (PDF 8.1MB)
If you want to view background documents, email the Unitary Plan team.
Alteration to a designation
Notified: 31 January 2017Submissions closed: 1 March 2017Direct Referral: 10 May 2017
Public notice (PDF 91KB)CRL3 Form 18 (PDF 265KB)CRL6 Form 18 (PDF 318KB)KiwiRail Form 18 (PDF 1.3MB)Drawings (PDF 230KB)Assessment of Environmental Effects (PDF 1.7MB)Traffic Report (PDF 1.2MB)Appendix A to Traffic Reports (PDF 972KB)Noise Report (PDF 185KB)
15 May 2017 - additional informationSec 198D Report (PDF 823KB)Direct Referral (PDF 4.4MB)Assessment of Environmental Effects (1.7MB)Multi-criteria Analysis (PDF 4.5MB)Sec92 (PDF 6.8MB) Submitters by topic (PDF 274KB)Submissions in full (PDF 10.9MB)Transport (PDF 593KB)Arboriculture (PDF 113KB)Noise and vibration report (PDF 231KB)
Alteration to boundaries of Designation 1714
Notified: 1 February 2017Limited notification. Submissions were open to directly affected parties only. Submissions closed: 2 March 2017.Recommendation: 10 August 2017
Cover letter (PDF 75KB)Form 18 (PDF 246KB)Assessment of Environmental Effects (PDF 2.2MB)Notice 2 (PDF 370KB)Land requirement 2 (PDF 439KB)Notice 3 (PDF 361KB)Land requirement 3 (PDF 393KB)Drawings (PDF 1.2MB)Aurecon memo (PDF 872KB)Sample letter (PDF 1.4MB)Parties identified (PDF 268KB)Statutory Assessment (PDF 561KB)
Appendix B: Final court decision No. 2015 is available on request by emailing the Unitary Plan team.
For educational purposes- primary school (years 0-8) and may include early childhood education (preschool).
Notified: 23 March 2017Limited notification. Submissions were open to directly affected parties only.Submissions closed: 24 April 2017
Notice of requirement (PDF 973KB)
Appendices to the application are available on request by emailing the Unitary Plan team.
Notified: 13 July 2017
Make a submission online: Notice of Requirement or Download the submission form (PDF 39KB)
Submission period extended. Submissions now close: 1 September 2017
Public notice (PDF 130KB)Notice of requirement (PDF 233KB) AEE (PDF 1.8MB)Cover letter (PDF 37KB)Appendix A Auckland Unitary Plan map (PDF 235 KB)Appendix B Notice of requirement 4 (PDF 244KB) Appendix B Notice of requirement 4 map (PDF 390KB) Appendix C Conditions for notice of requirement 4 2015 (PDF 5.6MB) Appendix D Design and construction memo (PDF 950KB)Appendix E Transportation assessment (PDF 550KB)Appendix F Ventilation (PDF 6.5MB)Appendix G Structural (PDF 4.7MB) Appendix H Heritage impact (PDF 490KB) Appendix I Statutory assessment (PDF 487KB)Appendix J Street level drawing (PDF 267KB)Appendix J Street level drawing (PDF 213KB)Appendix J Vent and stairs drawing(PDF 8.8MB)Section 92 Responses Section 92 Request for further information (PDF 3876 KB) Section 92 Response (PDF120 KB)Attachment 1 Response (PDF 1421KB)Attachment 2 Ventilation response(PDF 762KB)Attachment 3 Karangahape Road entrance MCA (PDF 358 KB)Attachment 4 Response to Item 15(PDF 217 KB)
Limited notification - 23 June 2017Submissions close: 24 July 2017
Notice of requirement and covering letter (PDF 283KB)AEE (PDF 232KB)Conditions 63 and 66 (PDF 827KB)Designation 314 conditions (PDF 119KB)Request (PDF 60KB)Request for further information (PDF 1.2MB)Memo SLR (PDF 437KB)
Newmarket Level Crossing Project Designation 1715
Consent order (PDF 14.9MB)
Notified: 8 June 2016Submissions closed: 6 July 2016RecommendationDecisionResource consent Appeal
Appeal: CDL Land (New Zealand) Ltd (PDF 445KB) Appeal: Far East (G9) Limited (PDF 7.8MB)Appeal: Stride Holdings (PDF 9.3MB)Decision (PDF 2.8MB)Recommendation (PDF 334KB)Covering letter (PDF 84KB)Notices of requirement No 1, 2 and 3 (PDF 9.6 MB)NoR 1 Designation plans and schedule of land (PDF 3.1MB)NoR 2 Designation plans and schedule of land (PDF 581KB)NoR 2 Albany Reservoir (PDF 4.8MB) NoR 3 Designation plans and schedule of land (PDF730KB)Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE) (PDF 4.8MB)Errata AEE (PDF 88 KB) Conditions (PDF 378KB) Gazette notice (PDF 258KB)
Map 2 Sheet C09Map 2 Sheet C10
Notified: 7 October 2015Submissions closed: 18 November 2015Decision of Auckland Transport: 26 July 2016
PM380 - Notified version (PDF 2.9MB)Decision (PDF 738KB)Conditions (PDF 920KB)
3 November 2015Submissions: closed Monday 30 November 2015AppealEnvironment Court decision - 3 May 2017
Lodgement Letter (PDF 255KB)Notice of Requirement (PDF 605KB)Environment Court decision (PDF 2.0MB)
Notified: 21 February 2013Submissions: closed 15 April 2013Decision notified
Notice of Requirement (PDF 7.8MB)Decision (PDF 527KB)
Notified: 18 December 2015Submissions: closed 9 February 2016Effective
Notice of requirement (PDF 1.8MB)AEE (PDF 1.3MB)Background (PDF 16MB)Submissions 1 to 6 (PDF 3.5MB)Decision of Requiring Authority (PDF 3.4MB)
Submissions closed 8 April 2016.Appeal - no files supplied.
Notice of Requirement (PDF 650KB) Form 18 (PDF 890KB)Locality Diagram (PDF 1.5MB)Proposed Conditions (PDF 583KB)Transport Report (PDF 2.9MB)Contaminated Land Report (PDF 10.1MB)Infrastructure Study (PDF 4.2MB)Stormwater Management Plan (PDF 1.5MB)Acoustic Report (PDF 1.1MB)Geotech Report A (PDF 253KB)Geotech Report B (PDF 9.4MB)Geotech Preliminary Report (PDF 1.2MB)
Decision (PDF 485KB)Recommendation (PDF 207KB)Conditions (PDF 94KB)Notice of requirement (PDF 2.1MB)NOR Attachment 1 (PDF 112KB)NOR Attachment 2 (PDF 48KB)Assessment of Environmental Effects (PDF 1.2MB)
Northern Trading Company (PDF 7.2MB) B Vela and others (PDF 7.3MB)
District Plan maps (PDF 8.0MB)Consultation reports (PDF 16.7MB)Objectives and Policies (PDF 335KB)Proposed Conditions (PDF 270KB)Alternatives Assessments (PDF 4.0MB)Property Effects Assessments (PDF 364KB)Design Philosophy (PDF 491KB)Arboricultural Report (PDF 14.0MB)Urban Design Landscape Visual (PDF 3.4MB)Stormwater Assessment (PDF 16.2MB)Air Quality (PDF 4.6MB)Noise and Vibration (PDF 1.1MB)Proposed Lighting Upgrade (PDF 834KB)Social Impact Assessment (PDF 596KB)Marine and Ecological Assessment (PDF 5189KB)Preliminary and Detailed Site Investigation (PDF 12.6MB)Geotechnical Assessment (PDF 787KB)NoR Maps (PDF 6.8MB)Land Requirement Plans (PDF 7.4MB)Preliminary Design Maps (PDF 7.6MB)
Transport AEE (PDF 12.3MB)Transport AEE Sheets 1-3 (PDF 17.6MB)Transport AEE Sheets 4-6 (PDF 17.5MB)Transport AEE Sheets 7-9 (PDF 16.2MB)Transport AEE Sheets 10-12 (PDF 16.1MB)Transport AEE Sheets 13-14 (PDF 11.1MB)Transport AEE Sheets 15-16 (PDF 11.1MB)Transport AEE Appendix N (PDF 9.1MB)
The following technical reports are available on request by emailing the Planning Technicians.
Decision (PDF 2.6MB)Recommendation (PDF 361KB) Notice of requirement (PDF 9.8MB)Assessment of Environmental Effects (PDF 5.3MB)
Appendices A to G (PDF 10.2MB) Technical Report A (PDF3.0MB)Technical Report B (PDF 5.9MB)Technical Report D (PDF1.3MB)Technical Report E (PDF 7.3MB)Technical Report F (PDF 595KB)Technical Report F supplement (PDF 4.3MB)Technical Report G (PDF 13.1MB)Technical Report H (PDF 4.3MB)
Some changes to the Unitary Plan don't need public consultation. These include:
Section 181 and 175(2) of Resource Management Act 1991Special Housing AreasClause 20A
Transitional changes from Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan to Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part
Confirmed designations - see Modifications schedule
Alterations to existing designations (PDF 8.4MB)Clause 20A memo (PDF 1.6MB)
Section 182 of Resource Management Act 1991
MA 6: Full removal of designation 3911 Non-custodial facility - Porchester Road, Papakura
Change memorandum (PDF 1.9MB)
3. Partial and full withdrawal of designations (PDF 2.9MB)4. Withdrawal of designations (PDF 3.1MB)5. Clause 20A (PDF 3.MB)6. Memos (PDF 4.3MB)
Appeals resolved via Consent Order
Text and map changes due to Consent Orders provided by the court
See Status of appeals
See Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part plan text and maps
Partial uplifts and alterations of designations (PDF 15.4MB)Clause 20A and Clause 16 (PDF 10.8MB)
Clause 20A of the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991
Minor errors identified within the maps of the Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part.
Clause 20A (PDF 3.2MB)
Minor error identified within the text of the Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part.
Clause 20A (PDF 1.0MB)
Special Housing Areas
Opaheke 1 Special Housing Area which became operative under the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act 2013.
Decision (PDF 2.7MB)
Minor error identified within the text of the Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part.
Clause 20A (PDF 34KB)
Partial uplifts and alterations of designations (PDF 10.8MB)Clause 20A (PDF 10.0MB)
The EPA manages the decision-making process for proposals of national significance under the Resource Management Act 1991. Major roading projects and wind farms are examples of large infrastructure or public works projects that may be nationally significant proposals.
New Zealand Transport Agency application for notices of requirement and resource consents for the East West Link proposal.
New Zealand Transport Agency application for notices of requirement and resource consents for the Northern Corridor Improvements proposal.
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