13.8 Rules - General Standards for All Permitted Activities in the Rototuna Town Centre Zone

​​13.8.1 Change in Land Use

​a) A change in land use in an approved CDP shall not result in the development yields (Rule 13.9.1) being not achieved.​

13.8.2 Primary Frontages

​a) Only retail activities and restaurants shall be located at the ground floor level of buildings within the Primary Frontages, as defined in Volume 2, Appendix 7, Figure 7-3.​

13.8.3 Hours of Operation

a) Hours of operation for specified activities are as follows.

Activity Specific Hours of operation shall be between
i.​ Any use that is not Residential in the Mixed Use Precinct​ 0600hr and 2300hr (Monday-Saturday)
0700hr and 2300hr (Sunday and public holidays)​
ii.​ Community Precinct (excluding residential activity)​ 0700hr and 2230hr (Sunday to Thursday)
0700hr and 2400hr (Friday and Saturday)​
iii.​ Active Recreation Precinct​ 0700 and 2230hr (Sunday to Thursday)
0700hr and 2400hr (Friday and Saturday)​
iv.​ Flood Lighting in the Active Recreation Precinct​ 0800hr and 2130hr​
v.​ General Recreation in the Public Square Precinct​ 0700 and 2230hr (Sunday to Thursday)
0700hr and 2400hr (Friday and Saturday)​

13.8.4 Residential Unit Size

​a) The minimum habitable gross floor area required in respect of any Residential Unit shall be:
Form of residential unit Gross floor area
i.​ Studio unit​ Minimum 45m2
ii.​ 1 bedroom unit​ Minimum 55m2
iii.​ 2 or more bedroom unit​ Minimum 80m2
b)​ In any one residential apartment building containing in excess of 20 residential units, the combined number of one bedroom units and studios shall not exceed 70% of the total number of apartments within the building.​

13.8.5 Residential Activities Outdoor Living, Service and Storage Areas

​a) Outdoor Living Area ​
i.​ Each Residential Unit or any residential accommodation associated with non-residential activities shall be provided with an outdoor living area which:
  • Shall be for the exclusive use of the Residential Unit.
  • Shall be readily accessible from a living area of a Residential Unit.
  • Shall be free of driveways, manoeuvring areas, parking spaces, accessory buildings and service areas.
  • Shall have a minimum area per Residential Unit of 12m2 and a minimum dimension of 2.5m width.​
    Note
    1.Any communal outdoor living is optional and shall be provided in addition to the above provisions.
b)​ Service Area ​
i. Each Residential Unit or any residential accommodation associated with non-residential activities shall be provided with service areas as follows. 
  • A minimum service area of 10m2 with a minimum dimension of 2.5m located at ground floor level and readily accessible to that residential accommodation.
  • The service area shall be maintained with an all-weather, dust free surface.
  • The vehicular access associated with a service area may not be located within a primary or secondary frontage.
  • A service area shall not be able to be viewed from a public space.
c)​ Storage Area ​
i. In addition to internal storage, each Residential Unit or any residential accommodation associated with non-residential activities shall be provided with storage areas as follows.
  • Located at ground floor level and readily accessible to that residential accommodation.
  • The storage area shall be secure and weather proof.
  • A minimum of 1.8m long by 0.9m high by 0.6m deep.​

13.8.6 Residential Activities in Non-Residential Precincts

a) No residential units (including apartment buildings), residential centres, managed care facilities, rest homes, visitor accommodation or marae shall be located at ground floor level within the Retail, Employment or Community Precincts.​

13.8.7 Retail Activities

a) The maximum gross floor area of any individual retail tenancy in the Retail 1 Precinct shall not exceed 400m2.​
b)​ Retail activities in the Retail 1 Precinct shall not form part of an integrated development with a gross floor area in excess of 1,000m2.​
c)​ The maximum gross floor area of any individual retail tenancy in the Retail 2 Precinct shall not exceed 4,000m2.​
d) In the Residential Mixed-use Precinct:​
i.​ The maximum gross floor area of any individual retail tenancy shall not exceed 100m2.​
ii.​ Individual retail tenancies must front onto the street and be located in accordance with the Retail Frontages in Volume 2, Appendix 7, Figure 7-4.​
iii.​ Only one retail tenancy depth from the road frontage.​
iv.​ No Integrated Retail Developments.​
e)​ The maximum land area occupied for yard-based retailing by any individual retail tenancy shall not exceed 150m2.​
f)​ The maximum gross floor area of any individual Ancillary Retail tenancy shall not exceed: ​
i.​ 400m2 in the Retail 1 Precinct.​
ii.​ 50m2 in the Community Precinct.​
iii.​ 150m2 in the Employment Precinct.​
iv.​ 100m2 in the Residential Mixed Use Precinct.​

13.8.8 Offices

a)​ The maximum gross floor area of any individual office tenancy shall not exceed 250m2 in the Retail 1, Retail 2, Community, Employment or Residential Mixed-use Precincts.​

13.8.9 Tertiary Education and Specialised Training Facilities, Schools and Childcare Centres

a)​ The maximum floor area of any individual Tertiary Education and Specialised Training Facility, School or Childcare Centre shall not exceed 250m2 in the Employment or Mixed-use Residential Zone.

13.8.10 Service Areas for Non-Residential Activities

Any buildings used for non-residential activities shall be provided with one or more service areas as follows.

a) The total service area shall be not less than 10m2 or 1% of the gross floor area of the building whichever is the greater, provided that any individual service area shall be not less than 5m2 with a minimum dimension of 2.5m.​
b)​ A service area may be located within a building, provided it is separately partitioned with an exterior door directly accessible by service vehicles.​
c) Any outdoor service area shall be maintained with an all-weather, dust free surface.​
d)​ Any service area, and any associated vehicular access shall not be located within a primary frontage.​

13.8.11 Rest Homes

a) Activities shall comply with Rule 4.7.9(b) to (e).

13.8.12 Home-based Business

a) Activities shall comply with Rule 4.7.5.

13.8.13 Provisions in Other Chapters

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

 

 

 

 

Page reviewed: 11 Mar 2016 9:44am