25.10.6 Restricted Discretionary Activities: Matters of Discretion and Assessment Criteria

​​​​​​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 1.3.3)​
i.​ Low-intensity signs on historic heritage buildings in Volume 2, Appendix 8, Schedule A and archaeological and cultural sites identified in Volume 2, Appendix 8, Schedule 8A or 8B (except within the Major Facilities Zone – Waikato Hospital Campus​)*​ • E - Heritage Values and Special Character
​ii.​Any electronic sign in the Central City Zone, Business 1-7 Zones, Industrial Zone, Ruakura Logistics Zone and Ruakura Industrial Park Zone which complies with Rule 25.10.4 and Rule 25.10.5• B – Design and Layout
​• E – Heritage Values and Special Character

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

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