16.5 Rules - Specific Standards

This section is subject to the following plan change- Proposed Plan Change 6- Regulatory Efficiency and Effectiveness Plan Change


​​​​16.5.1 Alterations and Additions

​Shall not be visible from an adjacent Transport Corridor Zone or Open Space Zone unless they are outside of the area defined as interfacing with a public place.

16.5.2 Ancill​​​​ary Retail Activity

There shall be:
​a) A maximum​​ of one ancillary retail activity per site.​
b)​ It shall have a maximum gross floor area of 50m2.​

16.5.3 Ancillary Residential Unit

There shall be:
​a) A maxim​um of one ancillary residential unit per site (excluding papakainga).

16.5.4 Managed Care Facility

​a) An outdoor living​ area shall be provided which is:​
i.​ For the exclusive use of the residents.​
ii.​ Readily accessible for all residents.​
iii.​ Free of driveways, manoeuvring areas, parking spaces, accessory buildings and service areas.​
iv.​ Comprises no more than 35% impermeable surface area.​
v.​ Provided with a screen, wall or fence along that part of any site boundary adjoining the outdoor living area in order to screen the area from abutting properties.​
b)​ The outdoor living area shall be provided communally which shall comprise:​
i.​ At least 12m2 per resident.​
ii.​ A minimum dimension of not less than 4m.​
iii. An area capable of containing a 6m diameter circle.​
iv.​ At least 60% at ground level, and any outdoor living space that is not at ground level is provided on upper floor decks wider than 1m.​
c)​ A service area shall be provided that has:​
i.​ A minimum area of 20m²; with a minimum dimension of 3m.​
ii.​ In cases where a fully equipped laundry (washing and drying machines) is provided, then the service area can be reduced to a minimum of 16m² with a minimum dimension of 2m.​
d)​ Staff providing supervision for managed care facilities accommodating eight or more residents shall be present on site at all times that residents are in occupation.​
e)​ No part of any site or premises used as a managed care facility shall contain a secure unit.​

16.5.5 Residential Centres

a) An outdoor living area shall be provided which is:​
i.​ For the exclusive use of the occupiers.
ii.​ Readily accessible for all occupiers.​
iii.​ Free of driveways, manoeuvring areas, parking spaces, accessory buildings and service areas.​
iv.​ Comprises no more than 35% impermeable surface area.​
v.​ Provided with​ a screen, wall or fence along that part of any site boundary adjoining the outdoor living area in order to screen the area from abutting properties.​
b) The outdoor living area shall be provided communally which shall comprise:​
i.​ At least 12m2 per resident.​
ii.​ A minimum dimension of not less than 4m.​
iii.​ An area capable of containing a 6m diameter circle.​
iv.​ At least 60% at ground level, and any outdoor living space that is not at ground level is provided on upper floor decks wider than 1m.​
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