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About the plan change

​This private plan change seeks to rezone approximately 307 hectares of land south of the Beachlands township. This includes the properties at 110 Jack Lachlan Drive; and 620, 680, 682, 702, 712, 722, 732, 740, 746, 758 and 770 Whitford-Maraetai Road, Beachlands.

Specifically, this plan change aims to:
  • rezone the northern portion of the land (159.54 hectares) from Rural – Countryside Living zone to a mixture of Future Urban, Residential – Mixed Housing Urban, Business - Local Centre, Business – Light Industry; Business – Mixed Use; and Open Space zones
  • rezone the southern portion (147.58 hectares) from Rural – Countryside Living zone to Future Urban Zone, requiring a future plan change to zone the land for development
  • introduce a new precinct (with six sub-precincts), aiming to guide residential, commercial, recreational and educational development and to replace the existing Whitford precinct (and sub-precinct) provisions
  • extend the Stormwater Management Area Flow 1 control over the plan change area.


​Notification: 26 January 2023.

Submissions close: midnight 24 February 2023.

Submissions period extended and now closes midnight 10 March 2023.

Summary of Decisions Requested notified: 12 May 2023

Further submissions close midnight: 26 May 2023

Errata to the Summary of Decisions Requested notified on 29 May 2023.

Opportunity to lodge a Further submission to submission #87 notified 29 May 2023 closes midnight on 13 June 2023.

Hearings - For more information, see the Hearing Documents.

Decision notified on 12 April 2024.

Appeals close on 27 May 2024. 

Plan change documents

Decision documents

Errata to the summary of decisions requested document – 29 May 2023

Notification of Summary of Decisions Requested documents

Extension of time to Submission period

Notification documents

Clause 23 – Request for further information – Part 1

Clause 23 – Request for further information – Part 2

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