This page contains a list of updates since the Christchurch District Plan was made fully operative on 19 December 2017.

 

Date Amendment Provisions in the plan amended
18 September 2019 s71 Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration Plan  Chapter 2 Abbreviations and Definitions
  • Site

Chapter 5 Natural Hazards

  • 5.2.2.2.1 Policy – Flooding
  • 5.4.1.1 Permitted activities
  • 5.4.1.5 Restricted discretionary activities
  • 5.4.6.1 Permitted activities
  • 5.4.6.2 Restricted discretionary activities
  • 5.4.6.3 Non-complying activities

 Chapter 6 General Rules and Procedures

  • 6.1.5.2.1 Zone noise limits outside the Central City – Table 1: Zone noise limits outside the Central City
  • 6.1.6.2.3 Temporary activities – Table 4: Location-specific noise standards
  • 6.2.4.1.1 Permitted activities
  • 6.3.6 Rules - Light spill standards by zone – Table 6.3.6.1: Light spill standards by sone
  • 6.6 Water Body Setbacks
  • 6.8.4.1.1 Permitted activities
  • 6.8.4.1.3 Restricted discretionary activities
  • 6.8.4.1.5 Non-complying activities
  • 6.8.4.2.4 Signs attached to buildings
  • 6.8.4.2.6 Free-standing signs
  • 6.9.4.1.3 Restricted discretionary activities

Chapter 7 Transport

  • Appendix 7.5.12 Road classification system
    • Figure 20a – Map of road classification
    • Figure 20c – Road classification map enlargement
    • Figure 20e – Road classification map enlargement

 

Chapter 8 Subdivision, Development and Earthworks

  • 8.6.1 Minimum net site area and dimension
  • 8.6.1 Minimum net site area and dimension – Table 4: Minimum net site area – specific purpose zones
  • Appendix 8.10.3 New road standards

Chapter 9 Natural and Cultural Heritage

  • 9.1.4.1.3 Restricted discretionary activities
  • 9.1.4.1.5 Non-complying activities
  • 9.2.5 Landscape overlays – significant features and rural amenity Landscapes – Table 2: Rules – Landscape overlays – significant features and rural amenity landscapes
  • 9.4.4.1.1 Permitted activities

Chapter 11 Utilities and Energy

  • 11.6.4 Discretionary activities - Energy

Chapter 13 Specific Purpose Zones

  • Appendix 13.6.6.1 State Schools
  • 13.11.1 Introduction
  • 13.14 Specific Purpose (Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor) Zone
  • 13.14.1 Introduction
  • 13.14.2 Objectives and Policies
  • 13.14.2.1 Objective – Regeneration
  • 13.14.2.1.1 Policy – Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Areas
  • 13.14.2.1.2 Policy – Supporting Regeneration Activities
  • 13.14.2.1.3 Policy – Providing for Stormwater Management, Flood Hazard Mitigation and Transport Infrastructure
  • 13.14.2.1.4 Policy – Continuation of Pre-Earthquake Activities
  • 13.14.2.1.5 Policy – Residential Activities
  • 13.14.2.1.6 Policy – Design
  • 13.14.2.1.7 Policy – Mana Whenua and the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor
  • 13.14.2.1.8 Policy – Natural Hazards
  • 13.14.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
  • 13.14.4 Rules – Specific Purpose (Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor) Zone
  • 13.14.4.1 Activity status tables
  • 13.14.4.1.1 Permitted activities
  • 13.14.4.1.2 Controlled activities
  • 13.14.4.1.3 Restricted discretionary activities
  • 13.14.4.1.4 Discretionary activities
  • 13.14.4.1.5 Non-complying activities
  • 13.14.4.1.6 Prohibited activities
  • 13.14.4.2 Built form standards
  • 13.14.4.2.1 Road boundary setback
  • 13.14.4.2.2 Boundary setback from Development Plan Infrastructure
  • 13.14.4.2.3 Internal boundary setback
  • 13.14.4.2.4 Outdoor storage
  • 13.14.4.2.5 Fencing
  • 13.14.4.2.6 Building height
  • 13.14.4.2.7 Building footprint, site coverage and impervious surfaces
  • 13.14.4.2.8 Recession planes
  • 13.14.4.2.9 Water supply for firefighting
  • 13.14.4.2.10 Ecological enhancement planting
  • 13.14.4.2.11 Car Parking
  • 13.14.5 Rules – Matters of control and discretion
  • 13.14.5.1 Development Plan
  • 13.14.5.2 Green Spine Infrastructure
  • 13.14.5.3 Road boundary setback
  • 13.14.5.4 Internal boundary setback
  • 13.14.5.5 Outdoor storage areas
  • 13.14.5.6 Fencing
  • 13.14.5.7 Recession planes
  • 13.14.5.8 Water supply for fire fighting
  • 13.14.5.9 Ecological Enhancement Planting
  • 13.14.5.10 Public amenities
  • 13.14.5.11 Onsite car parking
  • 13.14.5.12 Activities on the surface of water bodies
  • 13.14.5.13 Edge and Trial Housing residential design principles
  • 13.14.5.14 Inanga spawning sites
  • 13.14.6 Appendices
  • Appendix 13.14.6.1 Development Plan and Stopbank Cross-section
  • Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Development Plan
  • Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Indicative Stopbank cross-section
  • Appendix 13.14.6.2 Pre-Earthquake Activities List
  • Appendix 13.14.6.3 Inanga Spawning Sites

Planning Maps

Central City, 25A, 25B, 26A, 26B, 32A, 32B, 33A, 33B, 34A, 34B, Legends

Minister of Education – Notice of Alteration of designation – L89 Shirley Boys’ High School

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders

  • L Minister of Education
    • State-Integrated Schools Designation Schedule – Minister of Education

L89 Shirley Boys’ High School

30 August 2019 Minister of Education – Notice of Alteration of designation – L212 St Albans Catholic School

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders

  • L Minister of Education
    • State-Integrated Schools Designation Schedule – Minister of Education
      • L212 St Albans Catholic School

Planning Map
25

12 August 2019 Minister of Education – Notice of Requirement – L123 North West Belfast School

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders

  • L Minister of Education
    • State Schools Designation Schedule – Minister of Education
      • L123 North West Belfast School

Planning Map
11

12 August 2019 Minister of Education – Notice of Alteration of designation – L201 Catholic Cathedral College / Marian College Campus Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders
  • L Minister of Education
    • State-Integrated Schools Designation Schedule – Minister of Education
      • L201 Catholic Cathedral College / Marian College Campus

Planning Map
39 and Central City

11 July 2019 Our Space 2018–2048 Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Update

Chapter 3 Strategic Directions

  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.3.4 Objective – Housing capacity and choice

Chapter 14 Residential

  • 14.2.1.9 Policy – Monitoring
15 April 2019 New Zealand Transport Agency - Notice of part removal of designation - P10 State Highway 74 (Proposed Northern Arterial)

Planning Maps
19

 

  Removal of significant trees listed in Appendix 9.4.7.1 permitted under Rule 9.4.4.1.1 P4 via Tree Removal Certificate Chapter 9 Natural and Cultural Heritage
  • Appendix 9.4.7.1 Schedules of significant trees (Christchurch City and Banks Peninsula)
    • removal of T697 Tulip Tree at 54 Harewood Road

Planning Maps
24C

20 March 2019 Change Register inserted

Proposed Plan Change 1 – Woolston Risk Management Area – notified 20 March 2019 

 

Removal of significant trees listed in Appendix 9.4.7.1 and 9.4.7.2 permitted under Rule 9.4.4.1.1 P4 via Tree Removal Certificate

Chapter 9 Natural and Cultural Heritage

  • Appendix 9.4.7.1 Schedules of significant trees (Christchurch City and Banks Peninsula)
    • removal of T363 English Oak at 135A Totara Street
    • removal of TG16 Lemonwood (GPS 2486648.207 and 5736800.016) at 1 Martindales Road
  • Appendix 9.4.7.2 Schedule of significant trees in road corridors, parks, reserves and public open space

    • removal of PTG16 Oriental Plane at 1P Cranmer Square (Tree ID 3422)

Planning Maps
31C, 32C, 47C, CC and H15

8 February 2019

Transpower New Zealand Limited – Notice of alteration of designation – U3 Islington Substation, National Grid Operating Centre and National Grid Skills Training and Trial Facility

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders

  • U Transpower New Zealand Limited
  • U3 Islington Substation, National Grid Operating Centre and National Grid Skills Training and Trial Facility

Planning Maps
29 and 36

 

Minister for Social Development - Transfer of designation – From Minister for Social Development to Minister for Children

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders

  • O Minister for Children
  • O1 Care and Protection Residential Centre – South
  • O2 Residential Treatment Centre for Adolescent Sexual Abusers

Planning Maps
Planning Maps A legend

 

Removal of significant trees listed in Appendix 9.4.7.1 permitted under Rule 9.4.4.1.1 P4

Chapter 9 Natural and Cultural Heritage

  • Appendix 9.4.7.1 Schedules of significant trees (Christchurch City and Banks Peninsula)
    • removal of T604 Scarlet Oak at 123 Fendalton Road

Planning Maps
31 and H8

19 December 2018

s71 Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Yaldhurst Recreation and Sports Facility 466 - 482 Yaldhurst Road

 

Chapter 7 Transport
  • 7.2.1.2 Policy – High trip generating activities
  • 7.4.3.1 Minimum and maximum number and dimensions of car parking spaces required
  • 7.4.3.10 High trip generators
  • 7.4.4.19 High trip generators Table 7.4.4.19.1 – Thresholds for full Integrated Transport Assessments
 Chapter 18 Open Space
  • 18.2.2.1 Policy - The role of open space and recreation facilities
  • 18.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
  • 18.4.1.1 Permitted activities
  • 18.4.1.3 Restricted discretionary activities
  • 18.4.1.4 Discretionary activities
  • 18.4.2.1 Road boundary setback
  • 18.4.2.4 Building height
  • 18.4.2.6 Building footprint, site coverage and impervious surfaces Table 1
  • 18.5.1.1 Permitted activities
  • 18.5.1.3 Restricted discretionary activities
  • 18.5.1.4 Discretionary activities
  • 18.5.2.1 Road boundary setback
  • 18.5.2.2 Internal boundary setback
  • 18.5.2.4 Building height
  • 18.5.2.6 Site coverage and impervious surfaces
  • 18.5.2.8 Building footprint and design
  • 18.5.2.9 Landscaping and trees
  • 18.10.27 Additional matters for the Yaldhurst Recreation and Sports Facility
  • Appendix 18.11.4 Yaldhurst Recreation and Sports Facility Development Plan

Planning Maps
29 and 30

14 December 2018

s71 Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Residential Unit Overlay changes

Chapter 5 Natural Hazards

  • 5.2.2.2.1 Policy - Flooding
  • 5.4.6.1 Permitted activities
  • 5.4.6.2 Restricted discretionary activities
  • 5.4.6.3 Non-complying activities
3 September 2018

Minister of Education – Notice of Removal of designation – McKenzie Residential School

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders 
L Minister of Education

  • Designation Schedule – Minister of Education
  • L67 McKenzie Residential School

Planning Maps
29

11 May 2018 s71 Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Redcliffs Primary School

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders
L Minister for Education

  • State Schools Designation Schedule – Minister for Education
  • L82 Redcliffs Primary School (designation uplifted)
  • L122 Redcliffs Primary School (new designation on new site)

Chapter 13 Specific Purpose Zones
Appendix 13.6.6.1 State Schools

Planning Maps
41 and 48
6 April 2018 Minister of Education – Notice of Removal of designation
  • Freeville Primary School
  • Waitakiri River Site

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders 
L Minister of Education

  • State Schools Designation Schedule – Minister of Education
  • L37 Freeville Primary School
  • L110 Waitakiri River Site

Planning Maps
26

16 February 2018 NZTA – Notice of alteration to a designation – State Highway 74 (Tunnel Road Motorway)

Planning Maps
52

31 January 2018 Minister for Courts – Notice of Removal of Designation – Christchurch Courthouse

Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders
J Minister for Courts

  • Designation Schedule – Minister for Courts
  • J1 Christchurch Courthouse

Planning Maps
32 and Central City