District Plan Chapters


The Whangārei District Plan 2022 is operative in part pending resolution of Plan Change 1 – Natural Hazards.

You can download and view PDF Chapters of the District Plan on this page. 

The plan includes annotations within the text and maps to indicate where certain chapters, sections or rules are subject to Proposed Plan Changes and / or Appeals.

Current plan changes

Council Seal of Approval(PDF, 45KB)

Council assesses any resource consent applications based on the rules that are in the District Plan.

Use our ePlan to find out what rules apply to your property or check your rules using the chapters below.

Whangārei ePlan

Part 3: Area Specific Matters

The following documents make up Part 3 of the District Plan Operative in Part 2022.



Precincts(PDF, 2MB)

Development Areas

Port Nikau Development Area(PDF, 43MB)

The following plans should be read in conjunction with the Port Nikau Development Area chapter above.

Plan Set A - General(PDF, 27MB)

Plan Set B -Town Centre(PDF, 3MB)

Plan Set C – Typology Site Plans(PDF, 16MB)

Plan Set D - Eastern Harbour Edge (Area A) – Lot Plans(PDF, 11MB)

Plan Set E - Streetscape Elevations(PDF, 502KB)

Plan Set F - Typology Plans and Elevations(PDF, 34MB)

Plan Set G - Eastern Harbour Edge (Area A) Floor Plans(PDF, 27MB)

Plan Set H - Street Sections(PDF, 2MB) 


About Designations(PDF, 195KB)

Channel Terminal Services Limited(PDF, 174KB)

Chorus Limited(PDF, 249KB)

First Gas Limited(PDF, 139KB)

KiwiRail Holdings Limited(PDF, 146KB)

Kordia Limited(PDF, 144KB)

Meteorological Service of New Zealand(PDF, 142KB)

Minister of Corrections(PDF, 138KB)

Minister of Courts(PDF, 155KB)

Minister of Education(PDF, 627KB)

Minister of Police(PDF, 147KB)

New Zealand Transport Agency(PDF, 273KB)

Northland Regional Council(PDF, 152KB)

Northpower Limited(PDF, 283KB)

Radio New Zealand Limited(PDF, 146KB)

Spark New Zealand Limited(PDF, 181KB)

Transpower New Zealand Limited(PDF, 150KB)

Whangarei District Council(PDF, 846KB)

Part 4: Maps

The following make up Part 4 of the District Plan Operative in Part 2022. The District Wide Matters Maps are subject to Plan Change 1.

Map Index(PDF, 721KB)

Map Legend(PDF, 444KB)

District-Wide Matters(PDF, 27MB)

Area Specific Matters(PDF, 16MB)

Please use the following link to view the District Plan maps on our GIS website.

District Plan GIS Map