District Plan – Operative

NOTE:  All provisions of the Operative District Plan have now been superseded by the Proposed District Plan. Please refer to the Proposed District Plan for the current planning Objectives, Policies and Rules for the Invercargill City District.

Council carried out a full review of the Operative District Plan. The Proposed Invercargill City District Plan has been through the submission and hearings process, with decisions released in October 2016. Sixteen appeals were received on the decisions to the Proposed District Plan. All appeals have now been resolved and the provisions of the Proposed District Plan are now to be treated as operative, meaning that the corresponding provisions in the Operative District Plan have essentially been superseded.

Operative District Plan

The current plan has been broken up as follows to ease downloading:

Operative Plan Statement

Sections 1 to 9

Section 1 – Background and philosophy of the District Plan
Section 2 – The identification of significant Resource Management issues
Section 3 – Objectives and Policies
Section 4 – Methods of Implementation – including rules and environmental standards
Section 5 – Anticipated environmental results
Section 6 – Cross boundary issues
Section 7 – Monitoring and review
Section 8 – Definitions
Section 9A – Appendices I and II
Section 9B – Appendices III to IX

District Plan maps

Planning, hazard, airport, iwi, seismic hazard and wind zone hazard maps are available.


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District Plan maps – current

Maps for the current District Plan including Planning, Hazard, Airport, Iwi, Seismic and Wind Zone maps.

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FAQ: District Plan and Consents

This page answers frequently asked questions about the Resource Consent process and the District Plan.

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