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Auckland Unitary Plan operative in part

Plan operative in part - 15 November 2016

We made the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan operative in part on 15 November 2016.

Auckland Unitary Plan operative in part text is available in PDF format.

You can also view the planning maps and the guide to using the map viewers.

We made the regional coastal plan fully operative in 2019. That plan sits within the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Auckland Council made the regional coastal plan fully operative in 2019.  That plan sits within the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Regional coastal plan provisions made operative

Plan updated 11 October 2019 – Plan Change 10: Regional coastal plan provisions made operative

Plan updated 19 September 2019 – Plan Change 4: Regional coastal plan provisions made operative

​Plan updated 19 September 2019 – Remaining regional coastal plan provisions made operative

​Parts of the Auckland Unitary Plan are not yet operative

Some parts of the plan remain subject to Environment Court or High Court appeals. We annotated those parts of the plan to show they are still proposed, and subject to appeal.

For more information read the notes on plan annotations.

What happens next

We update the Auckland Unitary Plan as appeals are resolved. We record each public notice and list of provisions made operative after 2016.

Once all appeals are resolved, we will notify the date on which the whole plan is fully operative.

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Auckland Unitary Plan declaration proceedingshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/unitary-plan/declaration-proceedingsAuckland Unitary Plan declaration proceedingsFurther information on applications for declarations.aspx
History and earlier versions of the Auckland Unitary Planhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/unitary-plan/history-unitary-planHistory and earlier versions of the Auckland Unitary PlanFind out how the Auckland Unitary Plan was made, and earlier versions of the plan.aspxAuckland Unitary Plan
What is the Auckland Unitary Plan?https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/our-plans-strategies/unitary-plan/Pages/what-is-the-auckland-unitary-plan.aspxWhat is the Auckland Unitary Plan?Auckland Unitary Plan guides the use of Auckland’s natural and physical resources, including land development.aspxAuckland Unitary Plan