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Auckland Council District Plan - Hauraki Gulf Islands Section - plan modifications

​National Planning Standard 15 – Helicopter Noise Measurement





​PM 14: NPS-UD Removal of Car Parking Minimums – Consequential Technical Amendments

About the plan change

The National Policy Statement on Urban Development (NPS-UD) required the Council to remove car parking minimums from the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) and Auckland Council District Plan – Hauraki Gulf Islands Section without going through a plan change (Non-Schedule 1) process. The removal of minimums occurred on 11 February 2022.

The proposal aims to make several consequential amendments to the Auckland Unitary Plan and Hauraki Gulf Islands District Plan which lie outside the scope of the Non-Schedule 1 changes. The proposed changes are necessary to ensure that both plans continue to function as intended following the removal of car parking minimums.


Notification: 24 February 2022

Submissions close: 24 March 2022

Summary of Decisions Requested: 26 May 2022.

Further Submissions close: 10 June 2022.

Decision notified: 26 January 2023.

Appeals close: 10 March 2023.

Operative on 10 November 2023.

See Plan Change 71 to the Auckland Unitary Plan.

​Plan change documentation

Operative documents

​Decision documents

Summary of Decisions Requested


PM 13: Enable Rainwater Tank Installation in Residential and Rural zones

About the plan change

This plan modification aims to provide specific provisions in the Auckland Unitary Plan and Hauraki Gulf Islands District Plan that will more easily enable residential and rural properties to install rainwater tanks without the need for a resource consent.


Notification: 09 October 2020

Submissions close: 09 November 2020

Summary of Decisions Requested: 19 November 2020.

Further Submissions close: 03 December 2020.

Summary of Decisions Requested Re-notified: 26 November 2020.

Further Submissions close: 10 December 2020.

Decision notified on 10 December 2021.

Appeals close on 16 February 2021. 

No appeals.

Operative on 10 June 2022.

See Plan Change 54 to the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Plan change documentation

Operative documents

Decision documents

Summary of Decisions Requested: Re-notified 26 November 2020

Summary of Decisions Requested


Proposed Plan Modification 12: Additions to Appendix 1f Schedule of Māori heritage sites (inner islands), additions to Appendix 4 Criteria for scheduling heritage items, additions to Part 7 Heritage

Proposed Plan Modification 12 is the first in a series of plan changes seeking to recognise the cultural value to Mana Whenua of identified sites and places within the Auckland region.


Notified on 21 March 2019.

In accordance with section 86B (3) of the Resource Management Act, some of the proposed plan change rules have immediate legal effect.

Submissions closed on 18 April 2019.

Further submissions closed 23 May 2019.

See Plan change 22 to the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Renotification (limited) — Submissions closed 10 March 2020.

Renotification (limited) – Summary of Decisions Requested notified on 26 March 2020.

Renotification (limited) – Further Submissions closed 9 April 2020.

Decision notified on 19 November 2020.

Appeal period closes 21 January 2021.

Operative on 12 March 2021.

​Plan change documentation

Operative documents

Clause 20A amendment to Rule 10c.5.5.1 (earthworks) ​

​Standards for plantation forestry




​To read the complete standard, go to the National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry.

Waiheke Primary School


Notified 17 May 2018

Submissions closed 18 June 2018

Recommendation 15 August 2018

Decision 29 August 2018