The guiding principles for the Structure Plan are:
- Meeting local need
- Community facilities
- Landscape and Urban Form
- Staged Infrastructure Provision
- Te Rapa Bypass with intersections providing integration with the City's arterial ring road, including connection to a proposed new northern river crossing
- Avalon Drive link via the proposed Gilchrist interchange
- Te Rapa Road link via a realigned and upgraded Te Kowhai Road
- A collector road between the proposed Neighbourhood Centre and a potential passenger rail facility in the industrial area adjacent to The Base.
For more information please contact the City Planning Unit on (07) 838 6810.
At the Council meeting held on 21st and 27th November 2008, Council made its decisions on all submissions and further submissions made to Variation No. 18. The decisions were publicly notified on Saturday 13 December 2008.
Variation 18 full decisions (including reasons):
4.3 Stormwater/ Water
4.6 Industrial/ Employment
4.7 Residential and Subdivision
4.8 Rotokauri Suburban Centre
4.9 Schools and Community Facilities
4.10 Rule 9.0 Structure Plan and Text
4.13 Place Names
The hearing for variation 18 was held in November 2008. All submitters had the chance to present their views to council in person during the hearing. The hearing report is made up of 4 volumes.
(PDF, 3.71MB) (comprises 4 sections):
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Development of the Variation
Section 3: Analysis of Submissions
Section 4: Recommendations
Volume II comprises the following appendix:
Appendix A: Variation 18: Rotokauri Structure Plan (as notified)
Volume III comprises the following appendix:
Appendix B: Track Changes chapters of Proposed District Plan as amended by Hearing Report Recommendations (if you would like a copy of these please contact City Planning on 838 6810)
Volume IV comprises the following appendices: Appendix C
(PDF, 58KB): Section 32 Report: Update Appendix D
(PDF, 570KB): Summary of Submissions and Further Submissions Appendix E
(PDF, 58K): Index of Submissions and Recommendations
Public Open Day
A Public Open Day was held on Thursday 1 November 2007 at the Centre for Industry Training at Wintec's Avalon Drive Campus. This was an opportunity for interested parties to come along and ask Council staff any questions they may have had about the Rotokauri Structure Plan or Variation 18. There was a good turnout and overall the response was very positive.
(PDF, 140KB) - Introduction to Variation 18 and proposed Policy changes
Part 2 - Opposed Rule Changes - these have changed through the hearing process. For a final copy see below or for a copy as originally notified contact City Planning on 838 6810. Schedule of Changes