|An application under Rule 4.5.6 c) shall be accompanied by a Land Development Plan including the following information. All information shall demonstrate consistency with the Te Awa Lakes Structure Plan.|
|a)||The boundaries between the Land Development Plan and adjoining Land Development Plan Areas.|
|b)||The boundaries of any Open Space Zone included in the Land Development Plan.|
|c)||Where an application for Land Development Consent is made for part of a Land Development Plan Area (as shown on Figure 2-21) pursuant to Rule 4.5.6 b), the following indicative information for the balance area of each Land Development Plan Area shall be provided as part of that application:|
|||i.||The location of proposed roads and their integration with the existing and future transport networks;|
|||ii.||The location and size of stormwater treatment and control measures; and|
|||iii.||The location, size and purpose of open spaces.|
|d)|| The location, width and design of proposed roads and carriageways (including lighting, street furniture and signs), and including measures that achieve safe speed environments, and the integration of roads with the existing and future transport network.|
|e)||The location and design of stormwater treatment and control measures.|
|f)||The locations and dimensions of the main linear lake and any relevant components of open space described in 184.108.40.206, in accordance with Figure 2-19 and Rule 220.127.116.11 in Section 3.8 Te Awa Lakes Structure Plan. In addition, for the main linear lake, the details of engineering measures to be implemented at the northern and southern outlets of the lake to ensure a maximum hydraulic gradient of 2% between the linear lake and the Waikato River is maintained at all times. For the avoidance of doubt, any engineering measures required to ensure compliance with this rule shall take precedence over any other engineering provisions in the District Plan and the requirements of the Regional Infrastructure Technical Standards (RITS).|
|g)||The location and dimensions of pedestrian and cycleways including details of how the Land Development Plan has been designed to align with the Walking and Cycling Network in Figure 2-19 Framework Plan in Section 3.8 Te Awa Lakes Structure Plan and to connect to the walking and cycling paths referred to in clause 3.8.3 in Section 3.8 Te Awa Lakes Structure Plan, including their integration with existing and future pedestrian and cycleways.|
|h)||Existing and proposed Three Waters infrastructure necessary to service the Land Development Plan Area and in accordance with any relevant Full ICMP. If there is no relevant Full ICMP, prepare and include a sub-catchment ICMP in accordance with Appendix 18.104.22.168.|
|i)||Existing and proposed ground levels and associated earthworks.|
|j)||A landscape concept plan, incorporating an indigenous landscape plan, that includes:|
|i||A landscape concept for any areas of open space, including neighbourhood reserves and esplanade reserves.|
|||ii.||Details of landscape treatment of streets, footpaths and cycleways.|
|||iii.||Details of landscape treatment of stormwater swales, wetlands, detention basins and lake riparian margins.|
|||iv.||Details of landscape treatment to provide a buffer adjacent to the Waikato Expressway.|
|||x.||Details of plant types and species and sizes at time of planting, including eco-sourcing of plants from within the Waikato Basin and choice of species that reflect the history of the area.|
|||vi.||Details of ongoing maintenance to ensure the planting achieves the best possible growth rates.|
|||vii.||Use of indigenous plant species and landscape design that reflect cultural perspectives including valued food gathering species and those that support habitat for mahinga kai, native birds and lizards.|
|||viii.||Details of any interpretation materials communicating the history and significance of places and resources and any tangata whenua inspired artwork or structures.|
|||ix.||Evidence of consistency with the Ecological Rehabilitation and Management Plan required by Rule 22.214.171.124 k).|
|||x.||Evidence of engagement with tangata whenua in preparation of the landscape concept plan, including how the outcomes of that engagement have been addressed.|
|k)|| An Ecological Rehabilitation Management Plan (ERMP). The objective of the ERMP is to enhance ecological values where practicable and if not, to avoid, remedy or mitigate potential adverse effects on freshwater and terrestrial ecological values. It is to include the following, and the methods to implement them:|
|||i.||An indigenous fish management plan, including a summary of fish habitat and species present, a summary of planned works, permitting requirements, procedures for dealing with pest fish, biosecurity protocols, timing of works, procedures for recovering indigenous fish prior to and during works, roles and responsibilities of parties, reporting requirements and any specific mitigation measures.|
|||ii.||Planting of trees for bat habitat, including tall tree species such as Kahikatea and Totara, in areas where bat habitat utilisation is likely to be high, except for LDP Areas Q and R, and area X in the Business 6 zone, where smaller species will have less geotechnical risk.|
|||iii.||Lighting design that is sensitive to bat habitat including minimal lighting in areas close to the Waikato River, avoidance of upward-facing lighting and UV lighting, and avoidance of lighting in wetland and riparian margin areas.|
|||iv.||Restoration planting to include wetland restoration, habitat enhancement and riparian buffer zones.|
|||v.||Provision of passage into the main linear recreational lake for indigenous fish if practicable, while excluding exotic pest fish species.|
|||vi.||Main linear recreational lake bathymetry that is sufficient to help reduce wind-driven sediment resuspension and excessive growth of nuisance weeds.|
|||vii.||Incorporating diversity into the main linear recreational lake shore habitat including built areas, wetland plants and beach areas.|
|||viii.||Ensuring sufficient water flow through the main linear lake or other methods to maintain high water quality, having particular regard to avoidance of nuisance phytoplankton blooms.|
|||ix.||Ensuring new stream habitat mimics natural systems|
|||x.||A specific ecological rehabilitation plan to restore and enhance the unnamed tributary to the Waikato River that is the southern stormwater outlet of the site. The stream runs through the adjacent Lot 1 DPS 57602 and Part Lot 1 DPS 11080, and the plan is to apply to its full length and incorporate as a minimum:|
- Creation of a diverse and variable habitat and channel complexity over time to allow for differences in flow velocities.
- Provision of vegetative cover, woody debris or other in-stream structures.
- Fish passage by way of lined ramp or similar to enable native climbing species.
- A meandering channel.
- Creation of pool-riffle-run sequences.
- Proposals for ongoing maintenance and management.
- Avoidance of instream works during peak fish migration periods (August-December).
|||xi.||Evidence of engagement with tangata whenua during preparation of the ERMP including how the outcomes of that engagement have been addressed.|
|l)||Within 200m of the Waikato Expressway carriageway, the layout of roads and lots to generally achieve orientation of habitable rooms in buildings away from the Expressway.|
|m)||Within 100m of Hutchinson Road the design of residential dwellings to demonstrate that their main living area outlook and their outdoor living spaces are not orientated to the south.|
|n)||A Water Impact Assessment that demonstrates how the proposal is consistent with the recommendations, measures and targets of the relevant Integrated Catchment Management Plan or Subcatchment Integrated Catchment Management Plan.|
management plan for the main linear lake that has the purpose of achieving a
high level of water quality for recreational use with a target of swimmable
quality to be achieved to the extent practicable. It is to include:|
plan for monitoring stormwater inflows and lake water quality to provide
sufficient data to adaptively manage the lake to meet a high level of water
quality with a target of swimmable quality.
series of triggers and actions, including the use of
chlorophyll-a as a metric, to maintain high lake water quality.
- Details of who will be
responsible for undertaking the monitoring and any actions to maintain the lake
and its water quality.
- An Operations and Maintenance Manual for the ongoing maintenance of the lake.
|p)||The layout of roads, public spaces and lots, showing how the dwelling unit yields in Rule 4.6.2 b) will be achieved.|
|q)||Building envelopes to demonstrate the suitability of any lots intended for duplex or apartment development.|
|r)||A Broad Integrated Transport Assessment for anticipated development within the LDP area, prepared in accordance with the requirements of Rule 126.96.36.199 and Appendix 15-2 and assessing the levels of traffic generation to determine the implementation of transport infrastructure improvements and their staging and timing in accordance with clause 3.8.3 and Rule 188.8.131.52 in Section 3.8, Te Awa Lakes Structure Plan. The Integrated Transport Assessment shall include information describing the proposed walking and cycling network, its connections to existing shared paths in the locality and proposals to provide a shared use connection to the Te Rapa area as described in clause 3.8.3 in Section 3.8, Te Awa Lakes Structure Plan. The ITA shall include evidence of consultation with NZTA, AFFCO New Zealand Limited, Fonterra Limited and Ports of Auckland Limited and how the outcomes of that consultation have been addressed.|
|s)||A Travel Demand Management (TDM) Plan that outlines the measures to be implemented to achieve:|
- Leadership of travel demand management by the consent holder;
- Collaborative participation with Hamilton City Council, Waikato Regional Council, Fonterra Limited, AFFCO New Zealand Limited and the local Te Awa Lakes community;
- Strong mode shift outcomes to alternative, non-motorised and public transport utilisation;
- Integration with existing and future public transport outcomes;
- Multi-modal rideshare alternatives and associated infrastructure;
- Cycle network integration and enhancement;
- Pedestrian network integration and enhancement; and
- Minimisation of external private trip making.
|t)||In Land Development Plan Areas Q and R, and area X in the Business 6 zone, the following additional information to address geotechnical risk on an ongoing basis, following subdivision and development, is required:|
|||i.||Methods to avoid the establishment or removal of large trees.|
|||ii.||Methods to avoid on-site stormwater disposal.|
|||iii.||Methods to avoid directional drilling or trenching below maximum ground water level.|
|||iv.||Methods to avoid groundwater recharge or extraction.|
|||v.||Methods to control bedding and backfilling requirements for buried infrastructure.|
|||vi.||Methods to avoid bulk cut or fill earthworks.|
|||vii.||Methods to ensure all buildings are subject to specific foundation design, including geotechnical review.|
|u)||An alligator weed management plan prepared by a suitably qualified person incorporating methods to manage and control alligator weed during construction and on an ongoing basis after subdivision and development. The management plan is to include:|
|||i.||Objectives that focus on eradication of the weed from the site but provide for an adaptive approach of stopping its spread and reducing its density if that proves impracticable.|
|||ii.||Identification of measures for the safe disposal or removal off site of soil or other material infested with alligator weed.|
|||iii.||Identification of the need for any of the management and control measures to be implemented on an ongoing basis following subdivision and development, and to be incorporated into conditions of consent and through consent notices.|
|||iv.||Evidence of consultation with Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council (as asset manager), including how the outcomes of that consultation have been addressed, and a copy of any Weed Hygiene Plan that is in place in accordance with the provisions of the Waikato Regional Pest Management Plan.|
|||Note: The Te Awa Lakes site contains alligator weed which is defined as a ‘progressive containment’ pest plant in the Waikato Regional Pest Management Plan. That Plan includes rules that apply to land that is to be subdivided or developed and includes pest plants. The Waikato Regional Pest Management Plan is administered by Waikato Regional Council.|
|v)||In Land Development Plan Areas Q and R, and area X in the Business 6 Zone, the following additional information to address residual natural hazard risks resulting from future activities, is required:|
|i.||Location, extent and form of all existing and proposed:|
- Buildings and structures.
- Landscaping (including retaining walls and fences) in accordance with the Landscape Concept Plan required by Rule 184.108.40.206 j).
- Sealed and other impermeable ground surfaces
|||ii.||Existing and proposed site contours at 0.5m intervals.|
|||iii.||Location, extent and species of:|
- Existing vegetation being removed.
- Existing vegetation being retained.
- Any proposed new vegetation.
|||iv.||The location of vehicle access, manoeuvring and parking areas where relevant.|
|||v.||The nature of ground conditions and a description of proposed remediation and ground improvement measures.|
|||vi.||Details of proposed ground surface levels to ensure underground services can be installed sufficiently above ground water levels.|
|||vii.||Evidence of consultation with underground service providers on required service installation depths and how that information has informed the final ground surface design.|
|||viii.||Landform design to direct surface water towards the lake rather than the river.|
|||ix.||Details of the use of any low permeability lining to be placed over the base of services trenches.|
|||x.||Details of combined services trenches.|
|||xi.||Specific geotechnical designs of structures.|
|||xii.||Details of any rainwater reuse tanks and their overflow paths and discharge locations.|
|||xiii.||Methods to mitigate any land stability, erosion, earthquake (amplification and liquefaction) or any other natural hazards.|
|||xiv.||An assessment and design to demonstrate how the proposed landform width in LDP Areas Q and R minimises the risk of piping erosion or other ground failure.|
|||xv.||Any mitigation measures proposed.|
|||xvi.||Methods for site management of earthworks and stormwater.|
|w)||In Land Development Plan Areas I and J (the main linear lake), Q and R, and area X in the Business 6 zone, the outcomes of an independent engineering peer review commissioned by the applicant in consultation with Hamilton City Council|