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The Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part

The Auckland Unitary Plan is Operative in part

On 29 September 2016, Auckland Council decided to make the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan 'Operative in part'.

We gave public notice that the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan should become Operative in part on 15 November 2016, under:

  • section 160 of Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (LGATPA)
  • clause 20 of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).

The public notice was placed in the New Zealand Herald on 8 November 2016.

Further Auckland Unitary Plan provisions have been made operative

 

Plan updated 26 October 2018

Plan updated 28 September 2018

​Plan updated 29 June 2018

​Plan updated 31 May 2018

​Plan updated 08 March 2018

​Plan updated 22 February 2018

Plan updated 19 October 2017

Plan updated 15 June 2017

The Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part text is available in PDF format.

You can also view the planning maps and How to use the Unitary Plan map viewers.

This replaces the Annotation of decisions version of Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan from 4 November 2016.

Exclusions from the Auckland Unitary Plan

The Auckland Unitary Plan Operative in part has been annotated to show the parts of the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan that are excluded from being operative due to:

  1. the parts that remain subject to Environment Court and High Court appeals under the LGATPA and
  2. the regional coastal plan component of the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan requiring Minister of Conservation approval of that part of the plan. This approval is required under section 152(3)(b) of the LGATPA and clause 18(3) of Schedule 1 of the RMA.

Note: The Hauraki Gulf islands section of the Auckland District Plan remains operative in full.

To understand how the plan has been annotated to show the exclusions, read the notes on plan annotations.

What happens next?

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

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