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

9.5 Rules - Specific Standards

9.5.1 Ancillary Retail and Office activity

​a) When combined, the total area of ancillary office and ancillary retail activity shall not occupy more than the equivalent of 50% of the gross floor area of the principal activity on the site. 

9.5.2 Ancillary Office for yard based activity

​a) Where the principal activity is wholly or partly yard based in nature the following may apply as an alternative, but not in addition to, 9.5.1a):
​i.Ancillary office activity shall not occupy more than 250m2 or 10% of the Yard Area of the principal yard based activity on the site, whichever is the lesser. ​ 

9.5.3 Buildings on sites adjoining Major Arterial Transport Corridors​

a)The construction of new buildings and alteration or additions to existing buildings which obtain vehicle access to and are visible from a Major Arterial Transport Corridor shall be designed and constructed to meet the following standards:
i.​Any exterior wall of any building which faces toward the Major Arterial Road from which vehicle access is obtained must contain doors or windows which cover a minimum of 30% of the façade. 

For the purpose of this standard the wall of a building is considered to face a road if the outside face of the wall is parallel, or at an angle of 45 degrees or less, to the Major Arterial Transport Corridor.
​ii.The main pedestrian entrance of the principal building on the site shall face towards the Major Arterial Transport Corridor from which vehicle access is obtained. 
For the purpose of this standard the pedestrian entrance is considered to face a Major Arterial Transport Corridor if the wall in which the entrance is located is parallel, or at an angle of 45 degrees or less, to the road.
​iii.​Fences and walls in the front yard setback of the Major Arterial Transport Corridor that vehicle access is obtained from shall not exceed 1.2m in height. 
​iv.​No loading space shall be located in the front setback of the Major Arterial Transport Corridor that vehicle access is obtained from.

9.5.4 Buildings in the Rotokauri Employment Area

a) The construction and external alteration of buildings in the Rotokauri Employment Area will be subject to the foll​owing standards.​
i.​ Building setbacks.
Minimum setback from any boundary
  • 5m
  • 8m for any non-industrial activity
Maximum setback from the front boundary and any boundary of the site adjacent to a major arterial road (except where that is a state highway) whether or not the site is separated from the major arterial road by a segregation strip or service lane:
  • 10m
This standard will be met if any part of the building is in compliance with the rule.​
ii.​ Any exterior wall of any building which faces a road or area of public space must contain doors or windows which cover a minimum of 30% of the façade. For the purpose of this standard the wall of a building is considered to face a road or area of public space if the outside face of the wall is parallel, or at an angle of 45 degrees or less, to the road or public space.
iii.​ The main pedestrian entrance of the principal building on the site shall face towards the road to which the site has frontage. Where the site is adjacent to a major arterial road (except where that is a state highway), the main pedestrian entrance shall face that road whether or not the site is segregated from the road by a segregation strip or service lane. Where the site has a dual road frontage the main pedestrian entrance shall face the higher order road (except where that is a state highway), or in the case where both roads are of the same order, the developer shall nominate the street to which the main pedestrian entrance shall face. For the purpose of this standard the pedestrian entrance is considered to face a road if the wall in which the entrance is located is parallel, or at an angle of 45 degrees or less, to the road.​
iv.​ Fences, walls and structures shall not exceed 1.2m in height in the front setback or where the site boundary adjoins a public space or where the site boundary is adjacent to a major arterial road. ​
v.​ No loading spaces shall be located in the front setback or in the setback adjacent to a major arterial road.​
Note
1. 9.5.3(a)iv and v continue to apply whether or not the site is separated from the road by a segregation strip or service lane.

​9.5.5 New superma​rkets in the Industrial Zone​

​a)​Resource consent applications for new supermarkets in the Industrial Zone must provide a Centre Assessment Report which:
​i.addresses assessment criteria H2; and
​ii.​demonstrates that the proposal will not undermine the role and function of other centres within the localised catchment in the business hierarchy.​

9.5.6 Extensions to e​xisting supermarkets in the Industrial Zone​

a)Any extension to a supermarket which was existing and trading at 15 September 2015 shall not exceed 500m2 of retail floor space, either in a single stage or cumulatively.​ 

9.5.7 Extensions to supermar​kets in the Industrial Zone, not existing at 15 September 2015​

a)​Resource consent applications for an extension to a supermarket not existing at 15 September 2015 must be accompanied by a Centre Assessment Report which:
​i.demonstrates how the proposal will not undermine the role and function of other centres within the localised catchment in the business hierarchy.​

9.5.8 Offi​ce and retail activities lawfully established at 10 December 2012​

a)Any office or retail activity permitted under 9.3.2 g) orj) shall hold records to prove that the activity was lawfully established and operating at 10 December 2012, including details of the following:
​i.The gross floor area that was being used for trading at 10 December 2012; and
​ii.​The number of tenancies existing on site at 10 December 2012.​

9.5.9 Office and retail activities established at 10 December 2012​

a)Resource consent applications for any office or retail activity which is a discretionary activity under Rule 9.3.2 h) or k) shall provide records to prove that the activity was established and operating at 10 December 2012, including details of the following:
​i.The gross floor area that was being used for trading at 10 December 2012; and
​ii.​The number of tenanci​es existing on site at 10 December 2012.​
​b)​Resource consent applications for office and retail activities provided for as a discretionary activity under Rule 9.3.2 h) or k) must provide a Centre Assessment Report to address the potential effects in terms of the criteria set out in Appendix 1 – Clause 1.3.3H.​

​9.5.10 Managed care facilities, retirement villages and rest homes in the area identified in Figure 9.3a ​

a)Site coverage
​Maximum of 50%
​b)​Permeable Surface
​Minimum of 20%
​c)​Height
​The maximum height of buildings shall be 15m except that when any building is located in the Amenity Protection Area the maximum height shall be 10m.
​d)​Height in relation to boundary
​i.
No part of any building shall protrude through a height control 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 that:
​a.​Where buildings are attached, no height control plane is required between those buildings
​b.​Where a boundary adjoins a transport corridor or access way, the 45-degree angle applies to that boundary, measured 3m above the boundary
​c.​Where there are two or more dwellings on the same site, the plane shall be measured at a line midway between the two dwellings rising at an angle of 45 degrees and with this angle measured from 3m above ground level at the midway line.​
​​e)​​ Setbacks 
​i. Managed care facilities, retirement villages and rest homes shall be set back 30m from the following:
​a.​The boundary of Te Rapa Road;
​b.​The boundary of any other industrial site; and
​​​c.​Any other industrial activity on the same site.​
​f)​​Lighting and Glare, Noise and Smoke, Fumes, Odour and Dust​

Where the residential activities listed above are established on site, the following standards shall apply in addition to all other relevant city-wide standards:
​i.
Lighting and Glare
All residential activities shall be located to avoid the spill of light from artificial lighting (excluding street and navigation lights and traffic signals) from other activities in excess of 3 lux (horizontal and vertical) when measured at any point within 1.5m of the boundary of a residential activity.
​ii.Noise and Vibration
Residential activities shall be located to ensure that noise from any surrounding activity does not exceed the following limits, when measured within any point within 1.5m of the boundary of the residential activities.

 
Time of dayNoise level measured in
LAeq [15 min]
Noise level measured in LAFmax
sB75 dB
0700-2000 hours50 dB-
2000-2300 hours45 dB-
2300-0600 hours40 dB75 dB​
Note
Rule 25.8.3.10 Noise-sensitive Activities – Activities in all Zones applies for all noise sensitive activities.
​iii.Smoke, Fumes, Odour and Dust
All residential activities shall be located to avoid objectionable or offensive dust, smoke, fumes or odour from any site including uses on the same site.​
​g)H​azardous Facilities​
i.Residential activities may only locate within 30m of a Hazardous Facilities where the activity has quantity ratio of <0.2 as per Rule 25.4.5.1.

​h)​ ​Density
​i.The minimum area of land (net site area) required in respect of each residential unit (in the case of Retirement Villages) or resident (in the case of rest homes and managed care facilities) shall be:​

ActivityMinimum net site area
​i.      Rest homes​50m2 per resident
ii.     Managed care facilities 100m2 per resident
iii.    Retirement Villages
300m² per single dwelling unit
400m² per duplex (200m² per unit)
Apartments – Average net site area of 150m² per residential unit​​
​i)​​Interface between public and private (these standards only apply to front, corner and thro​ugh sites):​
​i.Location of accessory building:​
​a.​All detached accessory buildings shall be located no further forward of the front building line of the dwelling than 0.5m (see Figure 4.4.7f);
​b.​Accessory buildings that are an integral part of the design and construction of the dwelling shall, if the garage door is to face the street, be located no further forward of the front building line of the dwelling than 0.5m (see Figure 4.4.7e);
c.​​Accessory buildings that are an integral part of the design and construction of the dwelling, if the garage door is 90 degrees to the street, shall be forward of the front line of the dwelling (see Figure 4.4.7e), by no more than 8m.
​ii.At least one habitable room shall have a clear-glazed window facing the transport corridor. For corner and through sites this shall be required only on the frontage from which vehicular access is provided.​
​iii.Fences and walls shall have a maximum height of 1.8m.​
​j)​Residential Buildings – Separation and Privacy
​i.Residential buildings shall be set back at least 3m from the nearest part of any other residential building on the same site, except:​
​a.​No separation is required between buildings that are attached.
​b.​Where windows are located and designed (including by glazing) to avoid views between rooms in different buildings on the same site, separation distance is a minimum of 1.5m.
​ii.A balcony at upper-floor level shall be set back at least 5m from all boundaries (see Figure 4.4.9c).

This does not apply to a boundary along a transport corridor, access way, right-of-way, private way, access lot, or entrance strip, less than 6m wide.​

9.5.10.1 ​​Managed Care Facilities​

The following standards shall apply to any Managed Care Facility in the area identified in Figure 9.3a.

a)Within one calendar month of its occupancy, the Agency/person(s) responsible for the Managed Care Facility shall provide the residents of the properties adjoining the site and Council’s Planning Department a written information pack. The information pack shall include an overview of the Agency and the range of services provided (if relevant), and the type of care and programs to be provided within the Managed Care Facility and shall include the following.
​i.Proposed number of residents.
​ii.​The anticipated number of visitors to the site per week and daily visiting hours.
​iii.​Anticipated full time equivalent staff at the facility.
​iv.​Regular and emergency contact details to enable prompt and effective contact if necessary.
​v.​The policies for the management of possible emergency situations including the management of neighbour relations in an emergency situation.​
​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.
​v.​Comprise not more than 35% impermeable surface area.
​vi.​For the exclusive use of the residents.
​vii.​Readily accessible for all residents.
​viii.​Free of driveways, manoeuvring areas, parking spaces, accessory buildings and service areas.​
​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.
​iii.​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.
​iv.​No part of any site or premises used as a managed care facility shall contain a secure unit.​

9.5.10.2 Res​t Homes​

The following standards shall apply to any rest home in the area identified in Figure 9.3a.

a)The maximum density for rest homes shall be one person per 50m² of net site area.
​b)​An outdoor living area shall be provided that:
​i.Is for the exclusive use of the residents
​ii.​Is readily accessible to all residents
​iii.​Is free of driveways, manoeuvring areas, parking spaces, accessory buildings and service areas
​iv.​Has a maximum area of impermeable surfaces not exceeding 60% of the outdoor living area.​
​c)​​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.​​At least capable of containing a 6m-diameter circle
​iv.At least 60% provided at ground level, and any outdoor living space that is not at ground level is provided on upper floor decks wider than 1m.​​
​d)​ A service area shall be provided with areas and dimensions as follows:​
​i.​Minimum area of 20m²
​ii.3m
​iii.​Provided that where a fully equipped laundry (both washing and drying machines) is provided in rest home, then the service area can be reduced to a minimum of 16m² with a minimum dimension of 2m.

9.5.10.3 Re​tirement Villages​

The following standards shall apply to any Retirement Village in the area identified in Figure 9.3a.

a)​Minimum site area of 2000m²
​b)No more than 20% of residential units shall be in the form of apartments
​c)​Required to undertake a Water Impact Assessment, as described in Volume 2, Appendix 1.2.2.5
​d)​Outdoor Living Area
​i.Each residential unit, except for when a communal open space is provided, shall be provided with an outdoor living area that is:
​a.For the exclusive use of each residential unit.
​b.​Readily accessible from a living area inside the residential unit.
​c.​Free of driveways, manoeuvring areas, parking spaces, accessory buildings and service areas.
​d.​Located on a side of the residential unit which faces north, east or west. For the purpose of this standard, a side that faces north, east or west means the area to the:
West of the westernmost and/or easternmost corners of the dwelling, and/or
West of the west facing façade aligned at no more than 15 degrees to the north-south axis, and/or
East of the east facing façade aligned at no more than 15 degrees to the north-south axis.​
​ii.Communal open space for 4 or more residential units and apartment buildings shall comply with 4.4.10b) iii) and iv) as well as being:​
​a.​For the shared use of all residents on site, and
​b.​Readily accessible from all residential units on site.
​iii.Outdoor living areas shall have areas and dimensions as follows.​

Residential UnitsOutdoor living area per residential unitShape
i.  Including single residential dwellings and duplex dwellings60m²
Capable of containing a 6m diameter circle

No dimension less than 2.5m
ii.  Communal open space for 4 or more residential units for the exclusive use of the residential units12m2
Capable of containing a 8m diameter circle

 
No dimension less than 4m​
iii.  Apartment Buildings12m2No dimension less than 2.5m​

​iv.Any communal open space shall be optional but cannot contribute more than 50% of the above provisions.​
​v.​Communal open space is an alternative to, and not in addition to, individual outdoor living areas for each residential unit.
​e)​Service Areas​
DescriptionMinimum requirements per Residential Area
i.  Every site, including first single dwelling but excluding apartments
i. At least 20m2
ii. Minimum dimension 3m
ii.  Second and subsequent residential units, including duplex dwellings
i. Additional 20m2 for second and each subsequent residential unit
ii. Minimum dimension 3m
iii.  Apartments
Individual or communal:
i. 10m2
. Minimum dimension 2.5m
iv.  All service areas
i. Readily accessible from each residential unit
ii. Not visible from a public place

9.5.11 Acti​vities on defined site Lot 3 DP S270, Pt Lot 3 DRO 346, Pt Lot 2 DRO 346, Pt Lot 1 DPS 4044 and Pt Lot 2 DPS 4044 ​

a)​Noise
Any activity locating on defined site Lot 3 DP S270, Pt Lot 3 DRO 346, Pt Lot 2 DRO 346, Pt Lot 1 DPS 4044 and Pt Lot 2 DPS 4044 after the establishment of any activity listed in 9.5.11 shall ensure that the existing residential activity is not subject to any noise that exceeds the following limits when measured within any point within 1.5m of the boundary of the residential activities.

​​Time of dayNoise level measured in LAeq [15 m​​​Noise level measured in]​LAFmax​​

hours​45 dB​75 dB
​0700-2000 hours​50 dB​-
​2000-2300 hours​45dB​-
​2300-0600 hours​40 dB​75 dB

For the avoidance of doubt, this standard applies to the defined site and replaces any City-wide noise provisions which may apply to the zone.​​​​
​b)Hazardous Facilities

Any hazardous facility locating on defined site Lot 3 DP S270, Pt Lot 3 DRO 346, Pt Lot 2 DRO 346, Pt Lot 1 DPS 4044 and Pt Lot 2 DPS 4044 within 30m of  any established activity listed in 9.5.11 ​shall have a quantity ratio of <0.2 as per Rule 25.4.5.1.

 
For the avoidance of doubt, this standard applies to the defined site and replaces any City-wide Hazardous Facility provisions which may apply to the zone.​
​c)​​Collector Road and Te Rapa Road Intersection
​i.​Prior to the commencement of development of managed care facilities, retirement villages, rest homes or visitor accommodation on the defined site shown on Figure 15-7​c:​
​a.The Future Road shown on Figure 15-7c to connect between  Maui Street and Eagle Way shall be constructed to collector road standard and vested in the Council, and;
​b.​The existing through lane on the Eagle Way approach to the Te Rapa Road intersection shall be changed to a shared through and right-turn lane, or other intersection configuration to optimise intersection performance as determined through an ITA.​​

9.5.12 Building Setbacks in the Crawford Street Freight Village​

Building setback from​Minimum distance
a)  ​Transport corridor boundary – local and collector transport corridors3​m
b)   ​Transport corridor boundary – arterial transport corridors15m
c)   ​Other boundaries​0m/nil


 


 

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