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14F.5 Restricted Discretionary Activity Rules

Updated 16 November 2020

The following are Restricted Discretionary Activities:

  1. Any Permitted Activity in the Wairakei Residential Zone that does not comply with a maximum of two of the following Permitted Activity conditions: 
    1. Rule 14F.3.3 - Streetscape – Wairakei Residential Zone
    2. Rule 14F.3.4 - a) - Setbacks – Wairakei Residential Zone
    3. Rule 14F.3.5 - Setbacks – Traffic Management – Safety – Wairakei Residential Zone
    4. Rule 14F.3.6 - Overshadowing – Wairakei Residential Zone
    5. Rule 14F.3.7 - Access – Wairakei Residential Zone
    6. Rule 14F.3.8 - Outdoor Living Area and Sunlight – Wairakei Residential Zone;
    7. Rule 14F.3.9 – Building Platforms – Wairakei Residential Zone
    8. Rule 14F.3.15 – Showhomes – Wairakei Residential Zone
    9. Rule 14F.3.16 b) or c) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements
  2. Activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.16 a) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements where the average nett yield shortfall is no more than 0.5 dwellings per hectare below the minimum required in Rule 12B.3.1.2 – Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Area, except where the minimum average nett yield is less than 12 dwellings per hectare. Any activity identified as a Restricted Discretionary Activity in Table 14F.1 - Wairakei Residential Zone Activity Status

14F.5.1 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Matters of Discretion and Conditions

14F.5.1.1 Streetscape

In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.3 - Streetscape – Wairakei Residential Zone the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to:

  1. The extent to which the proposal would impact on the maintenance of a consistent setback and result in the reduction of the visual amenity of the existing and anticipated streetscape pattern when viewed from public private interface and from adjoining properties; 
  2. Lead to the visual dominance of buildings as viewed from the street and from the surrounding neighbourhood; 
  3. Address adverse impacts through on-site design measures or contribution to the maintenance of amenity at the public private interface. 

14F.5.1.2 Setbacks

In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.4 a) - Setbacks – Wairakei Residential Zone the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to:

  1. The extent to which the proposal would impact on the visual and aural privacy of occupants in adjoining sites
  2. Lead to the visual dominance of buildings as viewed by adjoining and adjacent properties; 
  3. Be addressed through design measures, including minimisation of the length of encroachment into setback or landscaping. 

14F.5.1.3 Setbacks – Traffic Management – Safety

In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.5 - Setbacks – Traffic Management – Safety – Wairakei Residential Zone the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to the matters in Policy 4B.1.3.1 On-site Parking Requirements.

Proposed Amendment

14F.5.1.3 Setbacks – Traffic Management – Safety

In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.5 - Setbacks – Traffic Management – Safety – Wairakei Residential Zone the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to the matters in Policy 4B.1.3.1 On-site Parking Requirements"Vehicle and Bicycle Parking".

Plan Change 26 – No legal effect

14F.5.1.4 Overshadowing

In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.6 - Overshadowing – Wairakei Residential Zone the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to the extent to which the proposal would result in the loss of sunlight and daylight to surrounding sites, particularly in relation to outdoor living areas or the main indoor living area windows of surrounding residential properties.

14F.5.1.5 Access

In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.7 – Access – Wairakei Residential Zone the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to the extent to which vehicular traffic generated by any activity can be accommodated without compromising the functionality of the access and the road on to which the access links (taking into account its place in the hierarchy, traffic volumes, safety and efficient pedestrian movement) or without loss of residential character and amenity.

14F.5.1.6 Outdoor Living Area and Sunlight

In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.8 - Outdoor Living Area and Sunlight – Wairakei Residential Zone, and/or Rule 14F.3.13 h) – Secondary Independent Dwelling Units – Wairakei Residential Zone, the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to:

  1. The extent to which the proposal would impact on the opportunity for occupants to enjoy a reasonable outlook and useful outdoor space on-site; 
  2. Design measures, including, but not restricted, to the provision of alternative on-site provisions of outdoor living area or leisure facilities to meet the needs of residents over the lifetime of the building

14F.5.1.7 Building Platforms

In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.9 – Building Platforms – Wairakei Residential Zone, the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to:

  1. The location, design and suitability of building platforms for their intended use. 

14F.5.1.8 Showhomes

In considering showhomes that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.15 – Showhomes – Wairakei Residential Zone, the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to:

  1. The matters set out above in Rule 14F.5.1.1 – Streetscape through Rule 14F.5.1.6 – Outdoor Living Area and Sunlight where applicable; 
  2. Location of access and egress and parking areas in terms of visual and aural privacy of adjoining or adjacent residential sites; and 
  3. The design of parking, access and manoeuvring to allow for the safe and efficient movement of pedestrians and vehicles within the site and the adjacent road network. 

14F.5.1.9 Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements

  1. In considering activities that do not comply with Rule 14F.3.16 b) and c) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to: 
    1. The extent to which the degree of non-compliance will compromise the ability to deliver the intent of the relevant Urban Growth Plan (Plan Maps, Part B, Section 6); and 
    2. Any alternative solutions proposed that are consistent with the intent of the Urban Growth Plan; and 
    3. The potential adverse effects of the non-compliance on adjoining land, the transport network and the ability to deliver infrastructure in a coordinated and financially sustainable manner. 

14F.5.2 Non Notification of Comprehensively Design Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area

Any application for a resource consent made under Rule 14F.5.3 – Restricted Discretionary Activities - Standards and Terms – Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area shall not be notified or served on affected persons.

14F.5.3 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standards and Terms – Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area

14F.5.3.1 Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area

  1. For the purpose of this rule, comprehensively designed development means: The development of sites for residential purposes in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area having a yield of greater than 15 dwelling per hectare of net developable land; 
  2. In all circumstances where a comprehensively designed development is undertaken subdivision consent for the proposed development shall not be granted until a land use consent is granted by Council for the development in accordance with the following standards and terms; 
  3. An Outline Development Plan and written environmental assessment including a design report written by a person suitably qualified and/or experienced in the field of urban design, building design or landscape design, shall be submitted as part of the comprehensive development consent
  4. Any Outline Development Plan shall be in accordance with the standards and terms of Rule 14F.5.3 - Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standard and Terms - Wairakei Residential Zone and the Outline Development Plan shall be developed generally in accordance with the example included in Appendix 14K: Outline Development Plan, Example, to address the following matters: 
    1. Building envelope; 
    2. Parking; 
    3. Outdoor living area and sunlight;
    4. Permitted setbacks
    5. Vehicle access; 
    6. Landscape planting. 

14F.5.3.2 Development Yield and Staging

  1. The minimum average nett yield per hectare in the Wairakei Residential Zone (as a Restricted Discretionary Activity) shall be in accordance with the yield in Rule 12B.3.1.2 - Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Areas as it relates to Controlled Activities. 
  2. For the avoidance of doubt, a development shall remain a Restricted Discretionary Activity under this rule where the minimum average nett yield shortfall is no more than 0.5 dwellings per hectare below the minimum average nett yield required in Rule 12B.3.1.2 - Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Areas, except that the minimum average nett yield shall not be less than 12 dwellings per hectare. 
  3. If Rule 14F.5.3.2 b) - Development Yield and Staging applies, an assessment shall be provided with any application for resource consent which addresses: 
    1. How the topographical, geotechnical and land form constraints of the subject site have affected the ability to achieve the minimum average nett yield required in Rule 12B.3.1.2 - Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Areas; and/ or 
    2. How lower yields may be able to achieve better urban design outcomes; and/ or 
    3. How any shortfall in the minimum average nett yield may adversely affect the provision of services and infrastructure within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area; and/ or 
    4. How any shortfall in the achievement of yield can be made up by higher yield development within the Wairakei Neighbourhood Centre Zone. 

Note: Any Activity that does not comply with Rule 14F.5.3.2 b) – Development Yield and Staging shall be considered a Non-Complying Activity.


14F.5.3.3 Building Height 

The maximum height of any building on a site shall be 17.5m.

14F.5.3.4 Building Platforms

All new buildings 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).

14F.5.3.5 Road Standards

  1. Roads shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the Council’s Infrastructure Development Code for that type of road; 
  2. Any land use adjoining the Boulevard or Te Okuroa Drive shall have that section of the road adjoining the development site constructed to its full width; 

14F.5.3.6 Reserves

  1. The amount of reserve and open space land within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area shall meet the Council’s Open Space Level of Service Policy (June 2010) requirements, and be identified as part of the comprehensive development consent process; 
  2. The final location, size and form of neighbourhood reserves must comply with the Council’s Best Practice Guide for Neighborhood Reserves (2002). 

14F.5.3.7 Outdoor Living Area and Sunlight

  1. Each independent dwelling unit shall be provided with private outdoor living area continuous with the dwelling unit which: 
    1. if at ground level, have a minimum area of 20m2 and minimum dimensions of 3m x 4m; or 
    2. if located above ground level be a balcony of at least 6m2 having a minimum dimension of 1.5 metres; 
  2. Any nominated private outdoor living space should be unobstructed by buildings, parking spaces or vehicle access and manoeuvring areas and future boundary lines;  
  3. Any communal living area provided shall be in addition to, not in substitution of the required private outdoor living area for each dwelling. 

14F.5.3.8 Streetscape

All garages and carports within sites located in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area should be located behind the line of the primary building frontage on that site.

14F.5.3.9 Minimum Dwelling Size

The minimum gross floorspace of any independent dwelling unit (excluding any accessory building) should be 45m2 for a studio unit, 55m2 for 1bedroom unit, and 80m2 for independent dwelling units with 2 or more bedrooms.


Note: Any activity that does not comply with 14F.5.3.4 – Building Platform, 14F.5.3.5 – Road Standards, 14F.5.3.6 – Reserves, 14F.5.3.7 – Outdoor Living Area and Sunlight, 14F.5.3.8 - Streetscape and 14F.5.3.9 – Minimum Dwelling Size inclusive shall still be considered as a Restricted Discretionary Activity under Rule 14F.5 b) – Restricted Discretionary Activity Rules.

Note: Any activity that does not comply with Rule 14F.5.3.3 – Building Height shall be considered a Discretionary Activity.


14F.5.4 Restricted Discretionary Activity – Matter of Discretion and Conditions – Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area

The Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to the following matters:

14F.5.4.1 General Matters

  1. An assessment of a comprehensively designed development outline development plan and design report to be submitted with the application which demonstrates how the proposal meets the standards and terms under Rule 14F.5.3 - Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standard and Terms – Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area
  2. Imposition of conditions related to compliance with an approved comprehensively designed development plan, compliance with relevant standards and terms under Rule 14F.5.3 - Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standard and Terms – Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area, and outcomes from consideration of the matters of discretion under Rule 14F.5.4 - Restricted Discretionary Activities – Matters of Discretion and Conditions – Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area, and associated easements and/or covenants and consent notices required to implement an approved plan. 

14F.5.4.2 Objectives and Policies

  1. Where relevant whether the proposal meets the following: 
    1. 14F.1.4 Objective – Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area and 14F.1.4.1 Policy – Comprehensively Designed Development in the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area

14F.5.4.3 Character and Amenity

  1. The extent to which the proposed development will contribute to establishing and maintaining a urban residential neighbourhood environment at Wairakei; 
  2. A residential development is designed to allow sunlight into main living areas, bedrooms and studios; 
  3. A residential development is designed to create on-site amenity and visual privacy between units; 
  4. Buildings and activities are designed and located to minimise any adverse effects from noise within the building and from outdoor activity areas; 
  5. Activities within buildings are designed and orientated to enable passive surveillance of the street; 
  6. Architectural features, glazing and/or changes in material provide visual relief to the street frontage façade and street elevation of the building
  7. Vehicle and pedestrian access is designed and located to ensure safe and efficient movement on-site and to and from the street. 
  8. The extent to which the proposed development provides the opportunity for occupants to enjoy a reasonable outlook and useful, well oriented and accessible communal outdoor space on-site in considering development that does not comply with Rule 14F.5.3.7 – Outdoor Living Area and Sunlight

14F.5.4.4 Development Yield and Infrastructure

  1. The matters in Rule 14F.5.3.2 - Development Yield and Staging and Policy 12A.1.1.3 - Target Yield Shortfalls in Urban Growth Areas;
  2. Whether the proposal can address any adverse effects of the development on local water supply capacity, wastewater systems, stormwater management and the local road network capacity and how those effects can be adequately avoided, remedied or mitigated; 
  3. The extent to which the roads are designed to meet the standards and cross sections in the Council’s Infrastructure Development Code; 
  4. Where applicable the construction of the Boulevard to full width when adjoining development is undertaken; 
  5. The design and location of internal road connections to arterial or collector roads within Wairakei Urban Growth Area; 
  6. The extent to which provision is made for walking and cycling accessibility to / from and within the proposed development; 
  7. The extent to which;
    1. the proposal meets the Council’s Open Space Level of Service Policy (June 2010) and local reserves and open spaces are designed in accordance with Council’s Best Practice Guide for Neighbourhood Reserves (2002); and
    2. for the Wairakei Residential Zone Medium Rise Plan Area, where density is greater than 40 dwelling units/ha, the extent to which the proposal is in accordance with the options for open space levels of service for intensification areas.

14F.5.4.5 Building Platforms

In considering a development that does not comply with Rule 14F.5.3.4 - Building Platforms the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to:

  1. The location, design and suitability of building platforms for their intended use.

14F.5.5 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standards and Terms – School, Community Facility, Tertiary Education Premises

A school, community facility or tertiary education premises identified as a Restricted Discretionary Activity within Table 14F.1 Wairakei Residential Zone Activity Status is subject to the following standards and terms:

  1. A school, community facility or tertiary education premises shall comply with the following permitted activity rules: 
    1. Rule 14F.3.2 – Building Height – Wairakei Residential Zone
    2. Rule 14F.3.3 – Streetscape – Wairakei Residential Zone
    3. Rule 14F.3.4 – Setbacks – Wairakei Residential Zone
    4. Rule 14F.3.5 – Setbacks – Traffic Management – Safety – Wairakei Residential Zone
    5. Rule 14F.3.6 - Overshadowing – Wairakei Residential Zone
    6. Rule 14F.3.9 - Building Platform
    7. Rule 14F.3.16 c) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Wairakei Urban Growth Area
    8. Rule 14F.3.16 d) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Stormwater Management within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area
  2. An Integrated Transport Assessment relevant to the scale of the proposal shall be submitted with an application for resource consent in accordance with Appendix 4K – Integrated Transport Assessment Information Requirements
  3. An assessment of the effects of noise and light emissions from activities within the site shall be submitted with an application for resource consent; 
  4. A landscape concept plan for the site shall be submitted with an application for resource consent; 
  5. School, community facility or tertiary education premises shall also comply with the following sections of the Plan
    1. The provisions of Chapter 4 – General Rules Provisions
    2. The provisions of Chapter 7 – Heritage
    3. The provisions of Chapter 8 – Natural Hazards
    4. The provisions of Chapter 9 – Hazardous Substances and Contaminated Land
    5. The provisions of Chapter 11 – Financial Contributions
    6. The provisions of Chapter 12 – Subdivision, Infrastructure and Services, Section 12G – Infrastructure and Services
    7. The provisions of any Plan Area

Note: Any activity that does not comply with Rules 14F.5.5 b), c) or d) shall result in the activity being considered a Discretionary Activity. 

Note: Activities that do not comply with Rules 14F.5.5 a) or 14F.5.5 e) shall result in the activity being considered in accordance with the applicable corresponding provisions of the Plan. 


14F.5.6 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Matters of Discretion – School, Community Facility, Tertiary Education Premises 

The Council restricts its discretion to: 

  1. The safe and efficient function and operation of the transport network
  2. The matters of discretion under Rule 14F.5.1 – Restricted Discretionary Activities – Matters of Discretion and Conditions
  3. The effects of noise in terms of the matters of discretion under Rule 4E.3.1– Restricted Discretionary Activity – Matters of Discretion and Conditions
  4. The effects of lighting in terms of the matters of discretion under Rule 4G.3.1– Restricted Discretionary Activity – Matters of Discretion and Conditions
  5. The matters addressed in 6A.1.9 Objective – Urban Landscape Character and in 6A.1.9.1 Policy - Maintenance and Enhancement of Landscape Character in Urban Areas

14F.5.7 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standards and Terms – Yield Shortfalls in the Wairakei Urban Growth Area

For activities in the Wairakei Urban Growth Area which are a Restricted Discretionary Activity under Rule 14F.5 b) – Restricted Discretionary Activity Rules, an assessment shall be provided with an application for resource consent which addresses:

  1. How the topographical, geotechnical and land form constraints of the subject site have affected the ability to achieve the minimum average nett yield required in Rule 12B.3.1.2 – Development Intensity and Scale in Urban Growth Areas; and/or 
  2. How lower yields may be able to achieve high-quality urban design in the future development. 
  3. How higher yields will be able to achieve high-quality urban design. 
  4. How any shortfall in the minimum average nett yield may adversely affect the provision and funding of infrastructure within an urban growth area
  5. How any shortfall can be made up by higher yield development in the other areas within the the Wairakei Neighbourhood Zone. 
  6. Submission of a master plan for any balance allotments or stages showing indicative development and the balance of the stage and subsequent stages showing the likely total yield achieved. 

14F.5.8 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Matters of Discretion and Conditions Yield Shortfalls in the Wairakei Urban Growth Area

In considering an activity described as a Restricted Discretionary Activity in Rule 14F.5 b) – Restricted Discretionary Activity Rules, the Council restricts the exercise of its discretion to:

  1. The matters required to be assessed through Rule 14F.5.7 - Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standards and Terms - Yield Shortfalls in the Wairakei Urban Growth Area and Policy 12A.1.1.3 – Target Yield Shortfall in Urban Growth Areas

14F.5.9 Non Notification of School and Community Facility on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent

Any resource consent application made that meets all the standards and terms under Rule 14F.5.10 – Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standards and Terms – School and Community Facility on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent shall not be notified or served on affected persons.

14F.5.10 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standards and Terms – School and Community Facility on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent

14F.5.10.1 Scheduled Site – The Catholic Diocese

All activites identified in the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent, identified on the Plan Maps (Part B) shall comply with the Outline Development Plan, contained as Appendix 14P: Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent – Outline Development Plan and be subject to the following standards and terms 14F.5.10.2 The Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site – Standards and Terms.

14F.5.10.2 The Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site – Standards and Terms

Schools and community facilities on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site identified on the Plan Maps (Part B) and identified as Restricted Discretionary Activities within Table 14F.1 Wairakei Residential Zone Activity Status are subject to the following standards and terms:

  1. School or community facilities shall comply with the following permitted activity rules:
    1. Rule 14F.3.2 – Building Height – Wairakei Residential Zone;
    2. Rule 14F3.6 – Overshadowing – Wairakei Residential Zone;
    3. Rule 14F.3.9 – Building Platform;
    4. Rule 14F.3.16 c) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Wairakei Urban Growth Area;
    5. Rule 14F.3.16 d) – Specific Urban Growth Area Requirements – Stormwater Management within the Wairakei Urban Growth Area.
  2. An Integrated Transport Assessment in accordance with Appendix 4K: Integrated Transport Assessment Information Requirements and relevant to the scale of the proposal shall be prepared by a suitably qualified person and submitted with an application for resource consent.
  3. Assessment of the effects of noise and light emissions from activities within the site shall be prepared by a suitably qualified person and submitted with an application for resource consent;
  4. A landscape concept plan for the site shall be prepared by a suitably qualified person and submitted with an application for resource consent. The landscape concept plan shall have particular regard to maintaining and enhancing amenity between activities on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site and adjacent sites by screening, buffering or otherwise providing an appropriate interface treatment;
  5. School or community facilities shall also comply with the following sections of the Plan:
    1. The provisions of Chapter 4 – General Rules Provisions;
    2. The provisions of Chapter 7 – Heritage;
    3. The provisions of Chapter 8 – Natural Hazards;
    4. The provisions of Chapter 9 – Hazardous Substances and Contaminated Land;
    5. The provisions of Chapter 11 – Financial Contributions;
    6. The provisions of Chapter 12 – Subdivision, Services and Infrastructure.

14F.5.10.3 The Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site – School and Community Facilities 1 and School and Community Facilites 2 Precincts – Standards and Terms

Any school and community facilities on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site identified within the School and Community Facilities 1 or School and Community Facilities 2 Precincts in Appendix 14P: Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent – Outline Development Plan shall be subject to the following standards and terms:

  1. Standards and terms set out in Rule 14F.5.10.1 – Scheduled Site – The Catholic Diocese and 14F.5.10.2 – The Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site – Standards and Terms above;
  2. All buildings with a frontage to a legal road shall be set back a minimum of 5 metres from the road boundary;
  3. All buildings shall be set back a minimum of 5 metres from a side or rear boundary; and
  4. All buildings with an exterior wall length of more than 15 metres shall have façade treatment, such as architectural features, to provide visual relief to the building.

14F.5.10.4 The Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site – Open Space Precinct – Standards and Terms

Any activity, building or structure ancillary to the school and community facilities on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site identified within the Open Space Precinct on Appendix 14P: Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent – Outline Development Plan shall be subject to the following standards and terms:

  1. Standards and terms set out in Rule 14F.5.10.1 – Scheduled Site – The Catholic Diocese and 14F.5.10.2 – The Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site – Standards and Terms above;
  2. All buildings shall be set back a minimum of 3 metres from a side or rear boundary;
  3. Any building or structure shall not exceed 100m2 of gross floor area; and
  4. The total cumulative gross floor area for all buildings and structures shall not exceed 5% site coverage of the total precinct area.

14F.5.10.5 The Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site – Parking, Access and Services Precinct – Standards and Terms

Any activity, building or structure ancillary to the school and community facilities on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site identified within the Parking Precinct on Appendix 14P: Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent – Outline Development Plan shall be subject to the following standards and terms:

  1. Standards and terms set out in Rule 14F.5.10.1 – Scheduled Site – The Catholic Diocese and 14F.5.10.2 – The Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site – Standards and Terms above;
  2. All buildings with a frontage to a legal road shall be set back a minimum of 5 metres from the road boundary;
  3. All buildings shall be set back a minimum of 2 metres from a side or rear boundary;
  4. Any new building or structure shall not exceed 100m2 of gross floor area; and
  5. The total gross floor area for all new buildings shall not exceed 5% site coverage of the total precinct area.

Note: Any activity that does not comply with Rules 14F.5.10.2 a) i), b), c) or d) shall result in the activity being considered a Discretionary Activity.

Note: Activities that do not comply with Rules 14F.5.10.2 a) ii) to v), 14F.5.10.2 e), 14F.5.10.3 a), 14F.5.10.4 a) and 14F.5.10.5 a) shall result in the activity being considered in accordance with the applicable corresponding provisions of the Plan, as identified under Rule 14F.5.10 - Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standards and Terms – School and Community Facility on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent.

Note: Activities that do not comply with Rules 14F.5.10.1, 14F.5.10.3 b), c) and d), 14F.5.10.4 b), c) and d) and 14F.5.10.5 b), c), d) and e) shall result in the activity being considered as a Restricted Discretionary Activity and subject to Rule 14F.5.11 b) Restricted Discretionary Activities – Matters of Discretion – School and Community Facility on Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site.


14F.5.11 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Matters of Discretion – School and Community Facility on Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site

The Council restricts its discretion to:

  1. The extent to which the site layout is consistent with Appendix 14P: Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent – Outline Development Plan;
  2. Where one or more boundary setback, wall length, gross floor area or site coverage standards set out in Rule 14F.5.10 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Standards and Terms – School and Community Facility on the Catholic Diocese Scheduled Site, 4 Kamahi Crescent are not met, the extent to which the design and location of buildings will:
    1. Be compatible with the existing and anticipated urban character and amenity of the surrounding neighbourhood;
    2. Provide a consistent streetscape with opportunities for landscape planting and encourage passive surveillance of the road;
    3. Provide for the visual privacy of neighbours; and
    4. Contributes positively to the overall nature of the surrounding neighbourhood.
  3. The extent to which landscaping enhances the appearance of the site development by softening or screening views from adjoining sites;
  4. The effects of traffic in terms of matters of discretion under Rule 4B.4.2.4 - Restricted Discretionary Activity - Matters of Discretion and Conditions – Provision of More than 25 Carparks;
  5. The effects of noise in terms of the matters of discretion under Rule 4E.3.1 Restricted Discretionary Activities – Matters of Discretion and Conditions;
  6. The effects of lighting in terms of the matters of discretion under Rule 4G.3.1 Restricted Discretionary Activity - Matters of Discretion and Conditions;
  7. The matters addressed in 6A.1.9 Objective – Urban Landscape Character and in 6A.1.9.1 Policy - Maintenance and Enhancement of Landscape Character in Urban Areas.

 

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