23.8 Restricted Discretionary Activities: Matters of Discretion and Assessment Criteria

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​​​​a) In determining any application for resource consent for a restricted discretionary activity, Council shall have regard to the matters referenced below, to which Council has restricted the exercise of its discretion. Assessment Criteria within Volume 2, Appendix 1.3 provide for assessment of applications as will any relevant objectives and policies. In addition, when considering any Restricted Discretionary Activity located within the Natural Open Space Zone, Waikato Riverbank and Gully hazard Area, or Significant Natural Area Council will also restrict its discretion to Waikato River Corridor or Gully System Matters (see the objectives and policies of Chapter 21: Waikato River Corridor and Gully Systems).​

Activity Specific​ Matter of Discretion and Assessment Criteria Reference Number
(Refer to Volume 2, Appendix 1.3)​
i.​ Boundary adjustm​​ents​ • C – Character and Amenity
ii.​ Subdivision involving any allotment within the Electricity National Grid Corridor •  I – Network Utilities and Transmission
•  N - Ruakura
iii.​ Subdivision in a Hazard Area​ • F – Hazards and Safety
iv.​ Subdivision that may require the provision of Esplanade Reserves and Strips​
• C – Character and Amenity
• D – Natural Character and Open Space
v.​ Subdivision to accommodate a network utility service or transport corridor inclusive where no LDC exists for Ruakura Medium Density Residential Zone
•  C – Character and Amenity
•  I – Network Utilities and Transmission
•  N - Ruakura​​
vi.​ Fee simple subdivision​*•  C – Character and Amenity​
vii.​ Company-lease subdivision*​• C – Character and Amenity
viii.​ Unit-title subdivision* ​ • C – Character and Amenity
i​x.​Leasehold Subdivision• C – Character and Amenity
x.​ Fee Simple Subdivision in the Peacocke Character Zone for lots greater than 10ha​
• C – Character and Amenity
• E – Heritage Values and Special Character
xi.​ Subdivision of an allotment containing a Significant Natural Area identified in Volume 2, Appendix 9, Schedule 9C, within Stage 1A​ after a CDP in th​e Te Rapa North Industrial Zone​ • D – Natural Character and Open Space
​xii.​Boundary Adjustment (within Special Charact​er Zones)
• C – Character and Amenity
• E – Heritage Values and Special Character
​xiii.​Subdivision to accommodate a network utility service or transport corridor (within Special Character Zones)
• C – Character and Amenity
• E – Heritage Values and Special Character
• I – Network Utilities and Transmission

Note

1. Refer to Chapter 1.1.9 for activities marked with an asterisk (*).

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