4.6 Rules - General Standards - Medium-Density Residential Zone

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4.6.1 Comprehensive or Land Development Plans

a) All development in an area tha​​t is subject to a consented Comprehensive Development Plan shall comply with the terms of that consent.​

4.6.2 Development Yield

a) Comprehensive Development Plans shall demonstrate that the yield achieves within 10% of the residential unit total identified in Comprehensive Development Area Residential Unit Yield.​​

Location
Comprehensive Development Area
Residential Yield – Units per Comprehensive Development Area (+ or – 10%)
Rototuna
A
84
B
28
C
28
D
90
E
36
F
200
Rotokauri
A
162
B
143
C
78
D
185
E
44
​F​​168​


b) Land Development Plan applications in Land Development Plan Areas (see Figure 2-21, Volume 2, Appendix 2), ​for the Te Awa Lakes Medium Density Residential Zone shall demonstrate that the yield for each Land Development Plan Area achieves within 10% of the residential unit yield total identified below.


Land Development Plan Areas on Figure 2-21
Residential Unit Yield  (+ or – 10%)
A116
B0
C162
D134
E26
F42
G51
H​62
I0
J0
K44
L47
M33
N33
O32
P28
Q42
R16
S24
Total892


4.6.3 Height in Relation to Boundary

Where a building is on land that adjoins the Ge​neral Residential Zone or a Comprehensive Development Plan Area: ​​​​​​​
a)​ i. No part of any building​​ shall protrude through a height co​ntrol plane rising at an angle of 28 degrees between northwest (315 degrees) and northeast (45 degrees), and rising at an angle of 45 degrees in all other directions. This angle is measured from 3m above ground level at all boundaries.​
Except : ​​​​
ii.Where buildings are attached, no setback is​​ required between those buildings.​
iii. Where a boundary adjoins a transport corridor or access, the 45-degree angle applies to that boundary, measured 3m above the bound​​​ary.​
iv. Written consent from the owners and occupiers of the adjoining property or Comprehensive Development Plan area is obtained.​​

 
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1. Refer to Figure 4.4.5c for guidance on determining the height control plane when adjoining a transport corridor or access.​

4.6.4 Residential Unit Size

a) The minimum floo​​r area required in respect of each residential unit shall be:​

Form of residential unit
Floor area
 i.    Studio unit
Minimum 35m2
ii.    1 bedroom unit
Minimum 45m2
iii.   2 bedroom unit
Minimum 70m2
​iv. 3 or more bedroom unit
Minimum 90m2
b) In any one apartment building containing in excess of 20 residential units, the combined number of one bedroom units and studios shall not exceed 70 percent of the total number of apartments within the building.​​

4.6.5 Permeable Surface

Medium Density Zone​
Permeability across the entire site​ Minim​​​um​​ 20%​
Front, Corner and Through Sites in the Ruakura and Te Awa Lakes ​Medium Density Residential Zone: Permeability forward of the building line of the dwelling planted in grass, shrubs and trees.
Minimum 50%​

4.6.6 Site Coverage

The maximum site coverage within the Ruakura Medium Density Residential Zone is 50%.

4.6.7 Building Height

a)​​The maximum height of a building or structure in the Ruakura Medium Density Residential Zone and Te Awa Lakes Medium Density Residential Zone​ is 10m.

​4.6.8 Provisions in Other ​Chapters​

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

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