25.7.5 Rules - General Standards

​​​​​25.7.5.1 Height

​ ​Zones  Maximum height​
a)​ Maximum height of the entire structure including any attached antennas, support structures, etc (except lightning rods):
All Residential, Special Character, Community Facilities, Open Space, and Future Urban Zones, and in the Transport Corridor Zone adjoining any of these zones​
15m​
b)​ Maximum height of the entire structure including any attached antennas, support structures, etc (except lightning rods):​
All Business 1 to 7​, Industrial, Ruakura Industrial Park, Te Rapa North Industrial, Major Facilities, Central City, Ruakura Logistics and Knowledge Zones and in the Transport Corridor Zone adjoining these zones​
24m​
c)​ Maximum height of entire structure including any attached antennas, support structures, etc, where co-located on the same structure (except lightning rods):
All Business 1 to 7, Industrial, Ruakura Industrial Park, Te Rapa North Industrial, Major Facilities, Central City, Ruakura Logistics and Knowledge Zones and in the Transport Corridor Zone adjoining these zones​
26m​
d)​ Maximum height of lightning rods above a structure or building:
All zones ​
2m​
e)​ Maximum height above a building that an antenna or dish can protrude:
All Residential, Special Character and Future Urban Zones​
1m​
f)​ Maximum height above a building that a antenna or dish can protrude:
All Community Facilities, Open Space, Business 1 to 7, Industrial, Central City, Ruakura Logistics and Transport Corridor Zones​
4m​
g)​ Meteorological instruments, anemometer mast:
All zones​
12m

Note
1. Explanation to Rule 25.7.5.1(c) above:
Co-location refers to the shared use of a network utility for multiple purposes or by multiple providers. For example, the network utility structure may incorporate telecommunication masts and meteorological devices.
2. Transport Corridor Zone:
Where two different zones adjoin the Transport Corridor Zone the more restrictive standard shall apply.

25.7.5.2 Cross-section Width of Antenna, Poles and Masts

Zones ​ ​
Maximum cross-sectional width
a)​ All Residential, Special Character Community Facilities, Open Space and Future Urban Zones, and in the Transport Corridor Zone adjoining any of these zones​ 0.7m​
b)​ All Business 1 to 7, Industrial, Ruakura Industrial Park, Te Rapa North Industrial, Major Facilities, Central City, Ruakura Logistics, and Knowledge Zones and in the Transport Corridor Zone adjoining any of these zones​​​ 1.3m ​
c)​ All Business 1 to 7, Industrial, Ruakura Industrial Park, Te Rapa North Industrial, Major Facilities, Central City, Ruakura Logistics, Knowledge zones and in the Transport Corridor Zone adjoining any of these zones where antennas, poles and/or masts are co-located on the same structure​ 2.1m​

Note
1. Explanation to Rule 25.7.5.2(c) above:
Co-location refers to the shared use of a network utility for multiple purposes or by multiple providers. For example, the network utility structure may incorporate telecommunication masts and meteorological devices.
2. Transport Corridor Zone:
Where two different zones adjoin the Transport Corridor Zone the more restrictive standard shall apply.

25.7.5.3 Separation Distance

a) Minimum separation distance between poles and masts:
All zones​
15m​
b)​ Minimum separation distance between poles and masts within 20m of the intersection of two or more roads within the Transport Corridor Zone​ 5m​
c)​ Minimum separation distance between antenna:
All zones ​​
0m​
d)​ Separation distance in respect of (a), (b) and (c) above excludes utility poles supporting overhead services in the Transport Corridor Zone.​ -​

25.7.5.4 Size of Panels and Dishes

a)​ ​ ​Maximum diameter of any dish:
i.​ Industrial, Ruakura Industrial Park, Te Rapa North Industrial, Business 1 to 7, Central City, Ruakura Logistics Zones, or in the Transport Corridor Zone adjoining these zones​ 4m​
ii. All other zones or in the Transport Corridor Zone adjoining any of these zones ​ 2m​
b​) Maximum distance beyond a building profile that solar panel or solar heating structure can protrude (see Figure 25.7.5a):
All zones ​
1.5m

Note

1. Transport Corridor Zone:
Where two different zones adjoin the Transport Corridor Zone the more restrictive standard shall apply.
 
Figure 25.7.5a:  Example of maxiumum distance beyond a building profile that a solar panel or solar heating structure can protrude
 

25.7.5.5 Cabinets, Equipment and Other Structures

​a) Maximum volume for individual cabinets or other above ground structures for electricity and telecommunications:​
i.​ Industrial, Ruak​ura Industrial Park, Te Rapa North Industrial, Business 1 to 7, Central City and Ruakura Logistics zones​ 25m3​
ii.​ Transport Corridor Zone and all other zones ​ 6.5m3​
b)​ Maximum volume for underground structures:
All zones​
40m3​
c)​ Maximum area for buildings housing network utility equipment:
All zones​
40m2 GFA​
d)​ Maximum height for buildings housing network utility equipment:
All zones​
Refer relevant zone standards​

25.7.5.6 Setbacks

​a) Network utilities structures with a volume greater than 6.5 m3 shall comply with the minimum building setback for the relevant zone.
b)​ For all Residential and Special Character zones, satellite dishes over 1m diameter shall be located behind the rear building line of the dwelling (see Figure 25.7.5a).​
c)​ The zone performanc​​e standards for an accessory building shall apply to solar panels and solar water-heating devices not attached to a building.​

Figure 25.7.5b:
Setback for Satellite Dishes
 
Diagram illustrating the setback rule for satellite dishes 

25.7.5.7 Provisions in Other Chapters

The provisions of the following chapters apply to activities within this chapter where relevant.

Page reviewed: 20 Oct 2016 9:26am