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


​​​​4.11 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 referenc​​ed 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.  Duplex dwellings*
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
ii.  Apartment buildings​
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
iii.  Childcare facility for 6 or more children
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
iv.  Community centre
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
v.  Dairy 
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
vi.  Tertiary education and specialised training facility
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
vii.  Papakainga*
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
viii.  Places of worship 
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
ix.  Rest home*
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​​
​x.  New building for the purpose of Health Care Services identified in 4.3.1v)​​•  B – Design and Layout
xi.  Second and subsequent single dwellings per site*
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity
xii.  Visitor accommodation
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity
xiii.  Emergency service facilities 
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
​xiv. Integrated Residential Development
•  B – Design and Layout
•  C – Character and Amenity​
Ruakura Medium-Density Residential Zone ​
xiv. Land Development Activities*•  N - Ruakura and Te Awa Lakes
xv. Duplex dwellings (other than provided for in 4.5.4b) above) and apartments*
•  B – Design and Layout
•  N - Ruakura and Te Awa Lakes
xvi. One Integrated Retail Development in accordance with the general location identified on Figure 2-14 Ruakura Structure Plan – Land Use (Appendix 2)*
•  B – Design and Layout
•  H – Function, Vitality, Viability and                        Amenity of Centres
•  N – Ruakura and Te Awa Lakes
xvii   Papakainga*
•  B – Design and Layout
•  N – Ruakura and Te Awa Lakes
​Te Awa Lakes Medium-Density Residential Zone​
​xviii. Land Development Activities*​•  N – Ruakura and Te Awa Lakes
​•  N13 – Te Awa Lakes Earthworks and​​​                      Remediation
​•  N14 – Te Awa Lakes Earthworks and                          Remediation in LDP Areas Q and R
​•  F – Hazards and Safety
​xix. Duplex dwellings (other than provided for in 4.5.4b) above) and apartments*​•  B – Design and Layout
•  N – Ruakura and Te Awa Lakes
​xx. Papakainga*​•  B – Design and Layout
•  N – Ruakura and Te Awa Lakes​

Note
1. Refer to Chapter 1.1.9 for activities marked with an asterisk (*) except for those outlined within the Ruakura Medium Density Residential Zone which is outlined in 4.12 below.​

 

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