Council will continue to accept LIM applications up until Christmas, however to guarantee processing before Christmas they need to be submitted by 9 December. The statutory clock for building consents stops on 20 December 2022 and restarts on 11 January 2023, however we will continue to accept and process consents whilst open.
The positive outcomes achieved through the District Plan generally go unnoticed for most people. It is often not until someone wants to start a new activity or redevelop their property that they become aware of the District Plan regulations and the intended outcomes...or worse, when something happens next to their property that they don’t like!
The District Plan affects the way you and your neighbours can do a range of activities, such as how you use and develop your property, as well as where activities should occur.
The District Plan regulates these activities through objectives, policies, rules, and definitions.
Some common ways the District Plan can affect you:
Some common ways the District Plan can affect our community
Some common ways the District Plan can affect our environment
Watch videos or listen to the podcasts below to learn more about the key proposed changes in the Waitaki Draft District Plan and how they may impact you.
In this video, we’ll look at how the Draft District Plan MAY change things for homes and businesses in the towns around our district.
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In this video, we’ll look at how the Draft District Plan MAY change things for households and businesses in the rural areas.
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In this video, we’ll look at how the Draft District Plan MAY change our community life in Waitaki.
The video explains environment issues from the Draft District Plan - landscapes and significant natural features, earthworks, native plants and animals and more.