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12B.3  Controlled Activity Rules

Updated 11 September 2018

Those activities identified as Controlled Activities in Table 12A.1: Subdivision Activity Status. 

12B.3.1 Controlled Activity – Standards and Terms 

12B.3.1.1 Minimum Allotment Size 

 

  1. Subdivision for residential allotments in the Suburban Residential, Wairakei Residential Zone, High Density Residential and Urban Marae Community Zones shall comply with the following:
      Suburban Residential  Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area , Suburban Residential  High Density Residential  Wairakei Residential 
    Minimum allotment size: 325m² nett site area 325m² gross site area 100m² gross site area No minimum site area
  2. In the Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area subdivision in accordance with a granted land use consent for a comprehensively designed development (Suburban Residential Zone – urban growth areas and Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area) within the Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area shall comply with the following
    1. The subdivision design and layout shall be in accordance with the approved comprehensively designed development (Suburban Residential Zone – urban growth areas and Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area) consent under Rule 14B.6.16 – Restricted Discretionary Activity – Standards and Terms - Comprehensively Designed Development in the Inland and Beachside Neighbourhoods of the Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area

      Note: Any other subdivision within the Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area not provided for under Rule 12B.3.1.1 a) or b) shall be considered a Discretionary Activity. 


       

  3. Subdivision for residential allotments in the Large Lot Residential Zone shall comply with the following: 

    Minimum allotment size:   1000m² gross site area 

     

  4. Subdivision for medium density residential allotments within urban growth areas as part of a comprehensively designed development (Suburban Residential Zone – urban growth areas and Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area) shall comply with the following unless that subdivision is in response to a land use consent granted under Rule 14B.5.3.1 – Medium Rise Plan Area and Large Sites in the Suburban Residential Zone Urban Growth Yield Areas or Rule 14B.5.3.2 – Medium Density Sites in the Suburban Residential Zone Urban Growth Yield Areas in Chapter 14 – Residential Zones

    Minimum allotment size:  200m² gross site area 

     

  5. Subdivision for residential allotments in the City Living Zone shall comply with the following: 
    1. In the case of subdivision for the purpose of implementing a permitted land use under Rule 14D.3.3 Suburban Residential Development of Vacant or Partially Vacant Sites (legally established and vacant or partially vacant at 17 October 2009) the minimum allotment size shall be 325m2 nett site area
    2. In the case of subdivision for the purpose of implementing an approved comprehensively designed development (City Living Zone) for which land use consent has been approved under Rule 14D.4.2.1 Restricted Discretionary Activity – Standards and Terms the subdivision shall be in compliance with that approved land use consent. 

12B.3.1.2 Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Areas 

In the Urban Growth Areas of Pyes Pa West (as identified in Urban Growth Area Plan UG7), Hastings Road Urban Growth Plan (Urban Growth Area Plan UG7), Kennedy Road (Urban Growth Area Plan UG7), West Bethlehem (Urban Growth Plan (UG1), Wairakei (Urban Growth Area Plan UG9) the minimum average nett yield in the Suburban Residential Zone or Wairakei Residential Zone shall be in accordance with the following: 

Date application for resource consent is lodged (inclusive)  Term of Step  Minimum Average Nett Yield Requirement: Per hectare of Nett Developable Area as a Controlled Activity under Rule 12B.3.1.2- Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Areas  Minimum Average Nett Yield Requirement: Per hectare of Nett Developable Area as a Restricted Discretionary Activity under Rule 12B.4.2.1 – Yield Shortfalls in Urban Growth Areas  Minimum Average Nett Yield Requirement: Per hectare of Nett Developable Area as a Non Complying Activity under Rule 12B.6 – Non-Complying Activity Rules 
1 July 2012 to 
30 June 2017 
5 years  12 N/A Less than 12 
1 July 2017 to 
30 June 2022 
5 years  12.5 12 to less than 12.5 Less than 12 
1 July 2022 to 
30 June 2027
5 years  13 12.5 to less than 13 Less than 12.5
1 July 2027 to 
30 June 2037 
10 years  13.5 13 to less than 13.5  Less than 13 
1 July 2037 onwards Ongoing 15 14.5 to less than 15 Less than 14.5 

12B.3.1.3 Comprehensively Designed Development in Suburban Residential Zone

Subdivision for comprehensively designed development (Suburban Residential Zone – urban growth areas and Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area) within urban growth yield areas shall: 

  1. Where occurring on sites of 3000m2 or less be:
    1. For the purpose of meeting the yield requirements of Rule 12B.3.1.2 – Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Areas within the Suburban Residential Zone only; 
    2. For the purpose of creating allotments to meet the requirements of Rule 14B.5.3.2 – Medium Density Sites in the Suburban Residential Zone Urban Growth Yield Areas
    3. Include an Outline Development Plan in a manner consistent with Appendix 14K: Outline Development Plan, Example to guide future development; 
  2. Where occurring on sites of 3001m2 or greater be: 
    1. For the purpose of meeting the yield requirements of Rule 12B.3.1.2 – Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Areas within the Suburban Residential Zone only; 
    2. For the purpose of creating allotments to meet the requirements of Rule 14B.5.3.1 – Medium Rise Plan Area and Large Sites in the Suburban Residential Zone Urban Growth Yield Areas
    3. Part of comprehensive application that includes an application for land use consent. 

12B.3.1.4 Design Assessment 

Allotments shall be able to accommodate land use activities, in accordance with the relevant rule of the underlying zone, as follows: 

  1. Construct buildings and structures in accordance with: 
    1.  Rule 14E.3.1 – Residential and Visitor Accommodation DensityRule 14B.3.1 – Residential Development Density – Suburban Residential, Large Lot Residential or Rule 14F.3.1 – Residential Development Density – Wairakei Residential Zone
    2.  Rule 14E.3.3 – StreetscapeRule 14B.3.3 – Streetscape - Suburban Residential, Large Lot Residential or Rule 14F.3.3 – Streetscape – Wairakei Residential Zone
    3.  Rule 14E.3.4 – Setbacks and Rule 14E.3.5 – Setbacks – Traffic Management – Safety or Rule 14B.3.4 – Setbacks Suburban Residential, Large Lot Residential and Rule 14B.3.5 – Setbacks – Traffic Management Suburban Residential, Large Lot Residential; or Rule 14F.3.4 Setbacks – Wairakei Residential Zone and 14F.3.5 Setbacks – Traffic Management – Safety – Wairakei Residential Zone;
    4.  Rule 14E.3.6 – OvershadowingRule 14B.3.6 – Overshadowing - Suburban Residential, Large Lot Residential or Rule 14F.3.6 – Overshadowing – Wairakei Residential Zone
    5.  Rule 14B.3.7 – Site Coverage - Suburban Residential, or Rule 14B.3.8 – Site Coverage – Large Lot Residential Zone
    6.  Rule 14B.3.10 – Outdoor Living Area - Suburban Residential or Rule 14F.3.8 – Outdoor Living Area and Sunlight – Wairakei Residential Zone
  2. ​Provide access, parking and manoeuvring areas in accordance with: 
    1.  Rule 14E.3.7 – Access or Rule 14B.3.9 – Access – Suburban Residential, Large Lot Residential;
    2.  Rule 4B.2.3 - On-Site Parking Requirements – General
    3.  Rule 4B.2.4 – On-Site Parking Design
    4.  Rule 4B.2.5 – On-Site Manoeuvring
    5.  Rule 4B.2.6 – Vehicle Loading Requirements
    6.  Rule 4B.2.7 – Site Access and Vehicle Crossings

Where there is any doubt as to whether future land uses will be able to comply with this rule the Council will require a design assessment to be submitted to demonstrate how compliance can be achieved. 

12B.3.1.5 Earthworks

The extent of all earthworks proposed as part of the subdivision shall be shown including, but not limited to: 

  1. Areas of cut and fill; 
  2. Existing and proposed finished ground levels
  3. Location of building platforms where there is potential risk to a proposed allotment from inundation or instability. 

12B.3.1.6 Building Platform Requirements – Papamoa 

Subdivision to create freehold title (not including cross-lease to freehold subdivision) between the area from Sunrise Avenue, State Highway 2 and the Kaituna River that is within the City shall ensure allotments have a minimum building platform level of RL5 metres above Moturiki Datum. This rule does not apply to the land within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area. 


Note: Building Platform minimums for Wairakei Residential Zone are addressed in Rule 12B.3.1.12 f) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Wairakei Urban Growth Area.


12B.3.1.7 Services 

Every allotment shall be provided with services in accordance with Rule 12G.3.1 – Minimum Service Requirements

12B.3.1.8 Infrastructure 

  1. Infrastructure constructed to vest in the Council shall comply with Rule 12G.4.1.1 – Infrastructure
  2. Subdivision within an urban growth area shall comply with the intent of the requirements of the relevant Section 6 , Urban Growth Plans (Plan Maps, Part B) which may include: 
    1. Transport network connections and links; 
    2. Active and passive recreation areas; 
    3. Reticulation and conveyance of stormwater, wastewater and water, and
    4. Location of convenience, local and neighbourhood centres; 
  3. For all subdivisions in the Pyes Pa West Urban Growth Area, infrastructure for stormwater management shall be designed and constructed to ensure: 
    1. The 50-year ARI flood peaks from each development area are to be no greater than 50% of the pre-development peak run-off rates (i.e., pastoral land use); 
    2. The 2-year ARI flood peaks shall be reduced to 30% of the pre-development peak run-off rates. 

12B.3.1.9 Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements - Pyes Pa West (including Kennedy Road and Hastings Road)

  1. Any subdivision adjoining the Takitimu Drive Extension between State Highway 29 and Pyes Pa Road shall provide a segregation strip of not less than 0.01 metre to prevent vehicular access on to Takitimu Drive; 
  2. Any Subdivision within the Hastings Road Urban Growth Yield Area shall:
    1. Provide infrastructure in accordance with the requirements identified on UG7, Section 6, Urban Growth Plans, (Plan Maps, Part B)
    2. Ensure Hastings Road is upgraded to a minimum formed width of 8 metres including kerb and channel and a footpath on one side; and 
    3. Ensure all vehicular access is achieved from the Lakes development (Lot 501 DP382533) and that vehicular access to State Highway 29 is closed; 
    4. Ensure the neighbourhood reserve incorporates archaeological site U14/3316. 
  3. Any subdivision within the Kennedy Road Urban Growth Yield Area shall:
    1. Provide infrastructure in accordance with the locations identified on UG7, Section 6, Urban Growth Plans, (Plan Maps, Part B)
    2. Ensure that Kennedy Road (including its intersection with Pyes Pa Road) has been upgraded to collector road status except that section of Kennedy Road from the intersection with Pyes Pa Road up to the Rural-Residential zone on Lot 2 DPS 91158 where a reduced width is required due to topographical constraints. Where width of Kennedy Road is reduced this section shall still be able to function as a Collector Road. In the event the Kennedy Road extension is requested to be completed ahead of Council's approved roading programme, the cost of the road upgrading works shall be borne fully by the developer requesting construction of the extension. 

12B.3.1.10 Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Pyes Pa

  1. Any new subdivision adjoining State Highway 29 between Pyes Pa Road and Oropi Road shall provide access to each new allotment by new local or collector roads, and shall provide for a segregation strip along the State Highway frontage of 0.1 metre wide. 

12B.3.1.11 Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – West Bethlehem/ North East Bethlehem 

  1. Any subdivision within the West Bethlehem or North East Bethlehem Urban Growth Plan shall provide infrastructure in accordance with the locations identified on Urban Growth Plan UG1, Section 6 (Plan Maps, Part B)
  2. Any subdivision adjoining State Highway 2 between Bethlehem Road and Carmichael Road shall provide access to each new allotment by new local or collector roads; 
  3. Any subdivision within the West Bethlehem Urban Growth Area adjoining State Highway 2 shall provide for a segregation strip along State Highway frontage of not less than 0.01 metre wide to prevent vehicular access; 
  4. Any subdivision within the West Bethlehem Urban Growth Yield Area shall ensure the historic reserve of 3600m2 is provided for to include both Significant Archaeological Area A3 and Significant Maori Area M8. 
    Note: Direct vehicle access to the State Highway is a Non-Complying Activity in accordance with Rule 4B.6 - Non-Complying Activities

     

  5. Where any part of an allotment is within 20 metres of the western and northern boundaries of the Bethlehem Commercial Zone, subdivisions shall provide for the following: 
    1. A building line restriction shown on the survey plan to exclude residential dwellings and educational facilities within 5 metres from the Bethlehem Commercial Plan Area boundary on the north side of State Highway 2; 
    2. A consent notice on certificates of title to make people aware of the legitimate business activities and potential service lane noise/disturbance on the nearby Bethlehem Centre site; 
    3. A consent notice on certificates of title to advise potential building developers of the acoustic standards that will apply to the habitable rooms of any residential dwelling within 20 metres of the western or northern boundary of the Bethlehem Commercial Plan Area (north side of State Highway 2). 
  6. Any subdivision for new allotments within the West Bethlehem Urban Growth Area adjoining the main trunk railway shall ensure that the building setback line as shown on UG7, Section 6, Urban Growth Plans, (Plan Maps, Part B) is provided for on all new certificates of title. 

12B.3.1.12 Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Wairakei Urban Growth Area 

  1. Any subdivision within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area shall provide infrastructure in accordance with the requirements identified on UG9, Section 6, Urban Growth Plans, (Plan Maps, Part B)
  2. Any subdivision on land adjoining the Boulevard or Te Okuroa Drive shall have that section of the road adjoining the development site constructed to its full width;  
  3. Roads shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the Council’s Infrastructure Development Code for that type of road; 
  4. Any subdivision within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area shall provide a geotechnical assessment prepared by a suitably qualified geotechnical engineer and shall, at a minimum: 
    1. Determine whether the land being subdivided is suitable for urban subdivision,having regard to ground conditions; 
    2. Undertake a risk based assessment for earthquake (liquefaction) in accordance with the requirements of the operative Regional Policy Statement Appendix L –Methodology for Risk Assessment for any Development Areas within 1E, as shown on Diagram 11, Section 5 (Plan Maps, Part B)
    3. Confirm any acoustic mitigation under Rule 12B.3.1.12 e) will avoid adverse geotechnical effects of the Tauranga Eastern Link.
  5.  Any subdivision for any residential activity must be designed and constructed to achieve an external noise level from road traffic on the Tauranga Eastern Link that does not exceed 57dBLAEq24hr measured as a free field level 1.5m above the ground level within the boundary of any site within the Wairakei Residential Zone. Written evidence that this standard is predicted to be achieved shall be provided to the Council from a suitably qualified acoustic expert as part of the application for subdivision;
  6. Any subdivision for any permanent land use activity shall provide an assessment to demonstrate that the minimum building platform level is 500mm above the flood level for a 1 in a 100 year (1% AEP) 48 hour rainfall event and shall be at a minimum 5.1m RL (relative to Moturiki Datum).

12B.3.1.13 Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Stormwater Management within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area 

  1. Subdivision or any permanent land use activity within that part of the Wairakei Residential Zone that discharges into the Wairakei Stream Corridor shall provide storage equal to 40% of the difference in runoff volume between the undeveloped and developed state for a 100 year ARI 48Hour rainfall event; 
  2. Subdivision or any permanent land use activity shall ensure that the combined primary and secondary stormwater systems are designed so that the top water level in the Wairakei Urban Growth Area does not exceed a height of 4.6m RL (relative to Moturiki Datum) in a 100 year ARI 48 Hour rainfall event; 
  3. Subdivision or any permanent land use activity shall ensure that stormwater systems for discharges into the Wairakei Stream and Bell Road No.1 Drain are designed so that: 
    1. the concentration of suspended solids in stormwater discharges shall not exceed 150g/m3 at  any time except where the design event of a 1 in 10 year (10% AEP) rainfall event is exceeded; and 
    2. the stormwater discharge is substantially free of floatable solids, oils and grease. 
  4. Subdivision or any permanent land use activity shall ensure that stormwater systems are designed so that stormwater will not spill onto the Tauranga Eastern Link in a 1 in 100year (1% AEP) rainfall event; 
  5. Subdivision or any permanent land use activity shall be designed to incorporate emergency overflows into the Bell Road catchment. The emergency overland flowpaths shall be located within the western and eastern areas identified in Appendix 12H and shall have the capacity to convey excess flood flow in flood events greater than 1 in a 100 year (1% AEP) 48 hour rainfall event and up to a 1 in 500 year (0.2% AEP) 48 hour rainfall event; 
  6. Ground soakage shall be used for the disposal of stormwater from roofs of residential buildings in the Wairakei Residential Zone, where practicable; 
  7. Prior to the issuing of a Section 224 certificate to any subdivision, use or development, the stormwater ponds and associated discharge connections and structures must be completed to the full extent required to serve that subdivision, use or development. Where those devices are to be constructed on-site as part of the subdivision, use or development, they shall be installed and operational prior to any pavement or impervious surfaces being formed within the sub-catchment they serve. 

Note: Any subdivision or any permanent land use activity that does not comply with Rule 12B.3.1.13 – Specific Urban Growth Requirements - Stormwater Management within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area shall be considered a Non-Complying Activity. 

Note:

  1. Use of ground soakage for the disposal of stormwater from roofs of non residential buildings is also encouraged. 
  2. The Council holds stormwater catchment consents for the Papamoa (Wairakei) Catchment Area, and for the two catchments that discharge into the Bell Road drain. These consents and the areas covered by them are described in the Plan within the Comprehensive Stormwater Consent definition.
  3. A network of stormwater ponds will be provided throughout the Wairakei Urban Growth Area to detain and treat stormwater. Some will be permanently wet and others dry, required only during periods of heavy rainfall. 
  4. Stormwater mitigation required under Rule 12B.3.1.13 (a) can be provided for by including (but not restricted to) the use of ponds, grassed swales, reserves and local roads. 
  5. In order for the emergency overland flowpaths to have the capacity required under Rule 12B.3.1.13(e), the overflows can be developed with a minimum overflow weir level of 4.6m RL and a maximum overflow weir level of 4.7m RL. It is likely that the clear width at weir level of the overflow required for the western area is 10m minimum, and 50m minimum for the eastern area, as shown in Appendix 12H.

12B.3.1.14 Potentially Contaminated Land 

The application shall address any potentially contaminated land issues relevant to the site in accordance with Rule 9B.2.2 – Specific Requirements for Use, Development and Subdivision and Use of Potentially Contaminated Land in Chapter 9 – Hazardous Substances and Contaminated Land


Note: Subdivision of contaminated land is a Restricted Discretionary Activity in accordance with Rule 12A.6 h) – Restricted Discretionary Activity Rules


12B.3.1.15 Staging 

Where staged subdivision is proposed the extent of the stages and the order of those stages shall be clearly identified. 

12B.3.2 Controlled Activities – Matters of Control and Conditions 

The Council reserves control over the following matters. 

12B.3.2.1 Topography and Landform 

  1. The maintenance of the natural landform and retention of existing natural features that could act as landmarks and assist in providing legibility within the subdivision
  2. The extent of proposed earthworks including, but not limited to: 
    1. Change in levels resulting from excavation and fill; 
    2. Any modification of drainage patterns; 
    3. The consistency between proposed finished ground levels and ground levels on adjoining sites
    4. The location, design and suitability of building platforms for their intended use;
  3. Geotechnical, natural or man-made hazards on the site

12B.3.2.2 Ecology and Open Space 

  1. The retention and management of areas of indigenous flora and fauna habitats; 
  2. The provision and location of landscape planting to ensure species type is appropriate in terms of any maintenance requirements on public and private land, and consistent with neighbourhood character and underlying ecology of the area; 
  3. The provision and location of recreation reserves, esplanade reserves or esplanade strips that provide interconnected public open space and any vesting that may be required to achieve this. 

12B.3.2.3 Connectivity and Transportation 

  1. The proximity of the subdivision to any State Highway and the potential effects of anticipated vehicle movements associated with that subdivision on the safe and efficient functioning of that State Highway; 
  2. The provision of public accessways to link residential areas with public transport services, schools, recreational spaces, shops and other activity centres; 
  3. The layout of walkway, cycleways and street patterns and how they connect within the subdivision and between existing neighbourhoods or provide connections to undeveloped sites
  4. Whether street patterns optimise convenient access to the surrounding transport network, and any reserves and community facilities within or surrounding the subdivision
  5. The proposed road hierarchy is consistent with the surrounding transport network and appropriate to meet the transport demands of adjoining land uses; 
  6. The integration of safe walkways and cycleways within road and reserve design; 
  7. Avoiding a predominance of culs-de-sac to maintain efficient access, connectivity and integration; 
  8. Consideration of the principles illustrated in Appendix 12F: Subdivision, Layout and Design

12B.3.2.4 Block Size and Allotment Layout 

  1. Blocks of allotments should be of a scale and shape that achieve a permeable street layout; 
  2. The shape and orientation of proposed allotments should maximise daylight; 
  3. Allotments should generally front on to, and be directly accessed from, a legal road; 
  4. The provision of a variety of complying allotment sizes; 
  5. Consideration of the principles illustrated in Appendix 12F: Subdivision, Layout and Design
  6. The proximity of allotments to any State Highway or railway designation and any requirements for acoustic insulation that may be necessary to address reverse sensitivity effects. 
  7. The proximity of allotments to any existing network utilities and any requirements that may be considered necessary to ensure the continued safe, efficient and effective operation of those network utilities is not compromised. 

12B.3.2.5 Infrastructure and Services 

  1. The design, construction and location of infrastructure and services to and within the subdivision whilst having regard to any relevant Urban Growth Plan requirements, and the intent of those requirements including anylikely future demand of any adjoining undeveloped land; 
  2. The provision of infrastructure provides for a sequential order of development in accordance with Council’s funding programs; 
  3. The requirement for Development Plan Approval to ensure that infrastructure to be vested meets the minimum construction and technical specification requirements of the City
  4. The provision, location and type of easements; 
  5. The extent and sequence of proposed staging; 
  6. The management of construction works; 
  7. The location of any proposed pump station in proximity to residential allotments in the interests of avoiding adverse effects on future residential amenity values; 
  8. The provision of a bond for the purpose of remedial, restoration or maintenance work of existing Council assets or assets proposed to be vested in Council

12B.3.2.6 Heritage 

The identification, management or protection of historic heritage not identified in Chapter 7 – Heritage

12B.3.2.7 Potentially Contaminated Land 

The matters under Rule 9B.2.2(c) – Specific Requirements for Use, Development and Subdivision of Potentially Contaminated Land

12B.3.2.8 Consent Notices 

Consent notices will be required where appropriate for, but not limited to, the following purposes: 

  1. Engineering; geotechnical and hazard purposes; 
  2. Provision of infrastructure or services
  3. The planting, maintenance or protection of escarpments, wetland or areas of indigenous flora and fauna habitats; 
  4. Limiting the future development of comprehensive medium density development in new urban growth areas (to be in accordance with any Outline Development Plan adopted for that site under the provisions of Rule 14B.5.3.1 - Medium Rise Plan Area and Large Sites in the Suburban Residential Zone Urban Yield Growth Areas and Rule 14B.5.3.2 - Medium Density Sites in the Suburban Residential Zone Urban Yield Growth Areas rules in the Residential Zones chapter). 

12B.3.2.9 Financial Considerations 

  1. The requirement of a bond for the ongoing performance of conditions of a consent; 
  2. The requirements for financial contributions in accordance with Chapter 11 – Financial Contributions

12B.3.2.10 Subdivision within the Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area to Implement a granted Comprehensively Designed Development land use consent 

In addition to the matters of control and conditions specified in Rule 12B.3.2 Controlled Activities – Matters of Control and Conditions in considering a subdivision described as a Controlled Activity in Rule 12B.3.1.1 b) - Minimum Allotment Size, the Council also reserves controls over the following matters: 

  1. The implementation of, or compliance with, any required comprehensively designed development (Suburban Residential Zone – urban growth areas and Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area) consent conditions imposed under Rule 14B.6.17 - Restricted Discretionary Activity - Matters of Discretion and Condition - Comprehensively Designed Development in the Inland Neighbourhood and the Beachside Neighbourhood of the Papamoa Medium Rise Plan Area that need to be implemented through subdivision including associated easements and/or covenants and consent notices
  2. Compliance with the standards and terms specified in 
    1.  Rule 12B.3.1.8 - Infrastructure
    2.  Rule 12B.3.1.15 - Staging

12B.3.2.11 Subdivision within the City Living Zone 

In addition to the matters of control and conditions specified in Rule 12B.3.2 Controlled Activities – Matters of Control and Conditions in considering a subdivision within the City Living Zone the Council also reserves control over the following matters: 

  1. The implementation of, or compliance with, any consent condition required under Rule 14D.4.2 Restricted Discretionary Activity – Comprehensively Designed Development that needs to be implemented through subdivision including associated easements and/or covenants and consent notices

12B.3.2.12 Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Wairakei Urban Growth Area 

In addition to the matters of control and conditions specified in Rule 12B.3.2 Controlled Activities – Matters of Control and Conditions in considering a subdivision within the Wairakei Residential Zone the Council also reserves control over the following matters: 

  1. How the subdivision is generally in accordance with UG9, Section 6, Urban Growth Plans, (Plan Maps, Part B
  2. Whether the land being subdivided is suitable for urban subdivision having regard to ground conditions and geotechnical assessment; 
  3. How the subdivision achieves a low level of risk in accordance with the requirements of the operative Regional Policy Statement Appendix L – Methodology for risk assessment through such means as land remediation or building/foundation design for Development Areas within 1E, as shown on Diagram 11, Section 5 (Plan Maps, Part B)
  4. How the subdivision for any permanent land use activity that provides acoustic mitigation (e.g. bund; barrier) is designed so that it does not have any adverse geotechnical effect on the Tauranga Eastern Link and meets the requirements in Rule 12B.3.1.13 e) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Stormwater Management in the Wairakei Urban Growth Area; 
  5. How the subdivision is designed to achieve a minimum building platform level that meets the requirements in Rule 12B.3.1.12 f) - Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Wairakei Urban Growth Area
  6. The imposition of conditions relating to implementing the matters in Rule 12B.3.1.12 – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Wairakei Urban Growth Area above.

 

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