Urban design guides and guidelines produced by the Council.
Character areas are areas in residential neighbourhoods that are distinctive from their surroundings and are considered to have a character worthy of retention.
Integrated planning guide [PDF, 3.3 MB]
This guide prepared by the Greater Christchurch Partnership can help planning healthy, resilient and sustainable communities.
It’s a thinking tool including helpful prompts and tips, to encourage people to consider the full range of sustainable development outcomes.