10.4 Rules - General Standards

​​​​​​​​10.4.1 Permitted Activities

Permitted activities listed in Table 10.3 shall:

 
a) Comply with the general standards in Rule 10.4 and the specific standards in 10.5, and

 
b) Comply with Rules 3.7.4.1, 3.7.4.2, 3.7.4.3, 3.7.4.4, 3.7.4.5 and 3.7.5 in Chapter 3 Structure Plans​

10.4.2 All Other Activities

All activities listed in Table 10.3, other than permitted activities, shall:

 
a) Comply with the general standards in Rule 10.4,

 
b) Comply with Rules 3.7.4.1, 3.7.4.2, 3.7.4.3, 3.7.4.4, 3.7.4.5 and 3.7.5 in Chapter 3 Structure Plans, and

 
c)     Be assessed against the assessment criteria in Rule 10.6 and 10.7 and Section 1.3.3 of Volume 2, Appendix
        1: District Plan Administration – Assessment Matters and Criteria. ​

10.4.3 Site Coverage

​a) Site Coverage ​Ma​​ximum site coverage 80%

10.4.4 Permeable Surfaces

​a) Permeability across each LDP Area                ​Minimum 10%

10.4.5 Building Height

​a) Height of buildings (including loading ramps, link spans, machinery rooms and cranes and other lifting or stacking equipment outside Sub Area A (Inland Port). ​Maximum 20m
​b) Height of loading ramps, link spans, machinery rooms and cranes and other lifting or stacking equipment within Sub Area A (Inland Port). Maximum 35m​
c) Height of container stacking within the Sub Area A (Inland Port), except as identified in (d) below. Maximum 25m​
d) Height of container stacking and buildings as identified on Figure 2-17 Inland Port Building Setbacks and Landscape Controls (Appendix 2).​
Maximum 12m​
e) Height of container stacking outside Sub Area A (Inland Port). Maximum 12m​
​f)Height of lighting towers, poles, aerials and flagpoles.Maximum 35m

10.4.6 Building Setbacks

Building setbacks fromMinimum distance
i.     Any transport corridor boundary.10m
ii.    Any boundary adjoining the Waikato Expressway (Designation E90      and E90a).            
40m from the edge of the expressway designation for noise sensitive activities

 
15m from designation boundary for other buildings
iii.   Internal boundaries within the Ruakura Logistics Zone (excluding as  provided for by a) – b) above).  0m

 
Note 
Rule 10.5.4.3 provides for an additional 15m setback as part of a landscape buffer adjoining Percival Road.

10.4.7 Interface Standards

a) No storage, stacking, loading or unloading of containers shall take place forward of the front building line of any building fronting a transport corridor or the Waikato Expressway designation. 

10.4.8 Provisions in Other Chapters

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