Plan Change 2 - Te Awa Lakes was made operative on Friday 2 October 2020 in accordance with the First Schedule of the RMA. The plan change has been incorporated into the Operative District Plan.
Hamilton City Council notified Proposed Plan Change 2-Te Awa Lakes Private Plan Change on 1 November 2017 for public consultation and submissions.
The private plan change applies to a 62ha block of land north of Hutchinson Road, between the Waikato Expressway and the Waikato River. The land is currently located within the Te Rapa North Industrial Zone.
Key elements of the plan change include:
- A Major Facilities Zone with a visitor accommodation area to enable the establishment of a tourism and recreation destination incorporating an Adventure Park.
- A Medium Density Residential Zone which will enable the construction of a mix of single dwellings, duplexes and apartments.
- A Business Zone which will enable small neighbourhood shops, restaurants, cafes, licensed premises, small offices, banks, doctors rooms, light service industries and tourism facilities. This zone will also enable the opportunity for upper floor apartments.
For any questions relating to the Te Awa Lakes Plan Change, please contact us on email@example.com
The Appeals to Plan Change 2 - Te Awa Lakes Private Plan Change have been resolved by Environment Court Consent Order dated 3 September 2020.
Two appeals were received to the Decision on Private Plan Change 2.
The Hearing Panel has issued decisions on Private Plan Change 2 which were notified on 13 March 2020. The Decisions are subject to an appeal period of 30 working days.
Section 42A Hearing Report
Joint Witness Statements
Updated Application – 21 August 2019
A copy of the commissioner directions can be read by clicking on the below links:
Commissioner Direction 1 - 15 February 2018
Commissioner Direction 2 - 27 April 2018
Commissioner Direction 3- 1 June 2018
Commissioner Direction 4- 26 August 2018
Commissioner Direction 5-17 May 2019
Commissioner Direction 6- 30 June 2019
Commissioner Direction 7- 1 August 2019
Commissioner Direction 2 Sec41C RMA - 16 September 2019
Commissioner Direction 8 - 17 October 2019
Commissioner Direction 9 - 24 October 2019
Commissioner Direction 3 Sec41C RMA - 1 November 2019
Commissioner Direction 10 - 12 November 2019
For questions relating to the commissioners direction contact the Hearing Administrator Steve Rice: firstname.lastname@example.org
Summary of Submissions
The further submission period ran from 15 December 2017 to 2 February 2018. You can read the further submissions received here.
Click on the names in the below table to read a full copy of each submission
Click on the names in the below table to read a copy of each further submission
How to read the plan change
The easiest way of reading the plan change is by downloading the Te Awa Lakes Private Plan Change (Volumes 1 and 2).
In addition to the documents below, the Te Awa Lakes Private Plan Change has been integrated into the relevant chapters of the Operative District Plan
. These changes have no legal effect until decisions on the plan change are notified.