These guides provide details on a range of resource consent types.

Design Guide - Building Multi-unit Housing 

Provides urban design guidance for new residential development. It is aimed at developers, landowners, architects, designers and homeowners. The Residential Medium Density (RMD) Zone has replaced the Living 3 zone in the Christchurch District Plan. While the Building Multi-unit Housing design guide references the Living 3 zone provisions, the key design principles discussed and examples used in the design guide remain applicable to development in the RMD zone.

Building Multi-unit Housing [PDF 1.79MB]


Integrated Transport Assessment (ITA) Guidelines

Guidance for applicants on how to prepare an Integrated Transport Assessment [PDF 1.53MB], including what it is, why and when it is required, and a tool kit to assist applicants in developing an Integrated Transport Assessment for a proposed development.