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​Notification of Summary of Submissions  - PC129

This page contains information about the summary of submissions on this proposed plan change.
Updated: 29/08/2018 3:00 p.m.

Whangarei District Council gives notice that it has prepared a summary of all decisions requested by people making submissions on the proposed plan change:

Plan Change 129 - NPT Notable and Public Trees (PC129)

PC129 proposes to replace the operative Whangarei District Plan “Heritage Tree” provisions in chapters 14, 59 and Appendix 2 with one District wide chapter titled “Notable and Public Trees (NPT)” that relates to the protection of individual trees or groups of trees.

Effect of the Plan Change

PC129 includes specific proposed changes to the operative Whangarei District Plan text and maps. In summary, these include:

  • the deletion of chapters 14, 59 and Appendix 2 of the District Plan
  • New Resource Area Chapter with objectives, policies and rules for the management of Notable and Public Trees
  • changes to the Resource Area Map series
  • consequential changes to the WDP text.

Public Inspection

The summary of submissions may be inspected from 29 August 2018 onwards on the Plan Changes page on our website (link below) and at Whangarei District Council Service Centres at Forum North, Rust Avenue, Whangarei; Ruakaka Service Centre, Takutai Place, Ruakaka and Whangārei Central Library, Rust Avenue, Whangārei.

Please contact Council’s District Plan Department if you have any questions about the proposal.

Further submissions

Any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest; any person who has an interest in the proposed plan change greater than the interest that the general public has and Council itself may make further submissions.

A further submission must be limited to a matter in support or in opposition to the relevant submission. The person making a further submission must within five working days of making the further submission to Council, serve a copy of the further submission on the submitter to which the further submission relates.

Further submissions can be made in writing or electronically. Further submissions must be in Form 6, or a similar format that complies with Resource Management Act Regulations 2003. Copies of this form are available on Council’s website, at the locations listed above, or by contacting Council’s District Plan Department.

The closing date for further submissions is 4pm on Wednesday 3 October 2018.

Further submissions should be posted to Whangarei District Council, Private Bag 9023, Whangarei, 0148

Attention: District Plan Department

Faxed to: 09 438 7632

Delivered to: Whangarei District Council Offices, Forum North, Rust Avenue, Whangārei.

Emailed to:

This notice is given pursuant to Clause 7 of the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991.



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