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Isthmus district plan text

Auckland Council District Plan - Operative Auckland City - Isthmus Section 1999 text documents

Part 1: District plan structure

Outline and structure of the district plan.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 1 PDF 118KB

Part 2: Resource management

Gives an account of the district's significant resource management issues, the Plan's broad objectives and the general policies in regard to these issues.

Use for general understanding of the Plan's overall planning strategy, or when applying for a resource consent.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 2 PDF 100KB

Part 3: District plan development

Provides background information and an explanation of the purposes and scope of the Act, the Council's functions and obligations, and the Plan's purposes and context. It also sets out the approach to monitoring and reviewing the Plan.

Use for general understanding of the Council's planning approach; the Plan's methods and process.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 3 PDF 92KB

Part 4: General provisions and procedures

Contains general information regarding activities and resource consents. It also sets out the approach to signs and artificial lighting.

Use this to understand when and how to make a resource consent application, and Council's planning approach to signs and lighting.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 4 PDF 232KB

Part 4a: General rules

Sets out those rules which apply throughout the Isthmus. Rules relating to requirements in terms of Part VIII of the Act are included.

While this Part has general application it is used particularly for temporary activities, earthworks and demolition.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 4a PDF 299KB

Part 4b: Financial contributions

Sets out the objectives policies and rules relating to all financial contributions used within the Plan.

Use this to understand when a financial contribution may be required.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 4b PDF 341KB

Part 5: Natural and physical environment

Introduces issues concerning the Isthmus' natural and physical environment which are examined as follows.

Use for a general understanding of the components of the Isthmus' natural and physical environment.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 5 PDF 127KB

Part 5a: Natural resources

Sets out the Council's strategy for the Isthmus' natural resources; water, air, land, soil, habitats, energy, minerals. These resources are taken into account when considering the environmental effects of use and development.

Use this when applying for a resource consent.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 5a PDF 234KB

Part 5b: Coastal

Sets out the management methods for the Isthmus' coastal environment, including rules for its maintenance and enhancement.

Applies if undertaking an activity or development close to the coast.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 5b PDF 185KB

Part 5c: Heritage

Recognises and protects the heritage values of particular sites, buildings, trees, landscape, landform and waahi tapu sites. Includes rules which affect the use and development of these particular features or sites.

Use this if your site has or is subject to a scheduled heritage item as shown on the planning maps.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 5c PDF 558KB

Part 5d: Natural hazards

Recognises and identifies the Isthmus' natural hazards; sea level rise and climate change, flood risk and land stability. Includes rules for the avoidance or mitigation of these hazards.

Applies to land subject to known natural hazards - see updated maps held by the Council.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 5d PDF 82KB

Part 5e: Hazardous facilities

Sets out the management methods and rules for controlling the environmental effects of facilities involving hazardous substances.

Applies to activities using substances which may be hazardous to people or the environment.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 5e PDF 163KB

Part 6: Human environment

Examines certain social and cultural issues; Maori, employment, housing, quality of life, education, cultural diversity, visitor facilities, and infrastructure.

Use when applying for resource consents.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 6 PDF 96KB

Part 7: Residential activity

Contains the general methods and rules for residential areas. Activities and alterations or additions to buildings must comply with the rules in this Part.*

Use this for the development of housing and other activities on residential land.

7.1- 7.7.1: Auckland isthmus district plan part 7a PDF 374KBB
7.7.2- 7.7.4.3: Auckland isthmus district plan part 7b PDF 711KB
7.8: Auckland isthmus district plan part 7c PDF 741KB

Part 8

Business activity - contains the general methods and rules for business activity. The term business activity encompasses both commercial and industrial uses and development. Any new business activity, or any change to the nature of a business activity must comply with these rules.

Use this for development and other activities on commercial or industrial land.

8.1 - 8.6.5.2: Auckland isthmus district plan part 8a PDF 225KBB
8.6.6 - 8.7.4: Auckland isthmus district plan part 8b PDF 670KB
8.7.5 - 8.8.1: Auckland isthmus district plan part 8c PDF 1.8MB
8.8.2 - 8.8.10: Auckland isthmus district plan part 8d PDF 457KB

Part 9: Open space and recreational activity

Contains the Plan's policies for open space and recreation issues. Open Space applies to virtually all public parks as well as many public landscape and amenity areas. Recreation includes public and some selected private facilities.

Applies mainly to Council owned land but also to private recreation facilities.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 9 PDF 160KB

Part 10: Special purposes activity

Seeks to manage major community facilities; including healthcare facilities, tertiary and secondary education facilities, transportation resources and the Ngati Whatua land at Orakei. Management policies are adopted with rules to achieve their implementation.

Limited in application to major institutions, infrastructure and Ngati Whatua land at Orakei.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 10 PDF 285KB

Part 11: Subdivision

Sets out the management methods for land subdivision including rules which must be complied with when undertaking subdivision.

Use this when undertaking subdivision including cross-leasing.

Auckland isthmus district plan part 11 PDF 214KB

Part 12: Transportation

Identifies issues concerning the lsthmus' transportation resources and sets out management methods and rules for controlling the environmental effects arising from the use of that resource. Rules relating to offstreet parking requirements are found in this Part.

Main application is requirements for off-site parking, and access.

12.1 - 12.8.1.3: Auckland isthmus district plan part 12a PDF 316KB
12.8.2 - 12.9.4.2: Auckland isthmus district plan part 12b PDF 420KB

Part 13: Interpretation and definitions

Sets out the meaning of terms and expressions used within the Plan.

As per the description.

A - I: Auckland isthmus district plan part 13a PDF 384KB
K - Y: Auckland isthmus district plan part 13b PDF 121KB

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