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Tauranga City Plan

17A.15 Discretionary Activity Rules

Updated 11 September 2018

17A.15.1 Discretionary Activities in Commercial Zones

The following are Discretionary Activities:

  1. Any activity that does not comply with:
    1. Rule 17A.11.1 – Building Height, including Rule 17A.12.1.2 – Building Height in the City Centre Waterfront Sub-Zone;
    2. Rule 17A.11.5 - Residential and Visitor Accommodation Density;
  2. All activities that are not listed as Permitted, Controlled, Restricted Discretionary or Non-Complying Activities;
  3. Any activity listed as a Discretionary Activity in Table 17A.1: Commercial Zones Activity Status;
  4. Any activity that does not comply with a specified height limit in a Commercial Plan Area;
  5. Any activity that does not comply with a Special Permitted Activity Rule for the Tauriko Commercial Zone as outlined in Rule 17A.12.3 – Tauriko Commercial Zone Special Permitted Activity Rules
  6. For the Seventeenth Avenue Commercial Plan Area:
    1. Rule 17A.12.5.8 - Seventeenth Avenue Commercial Plan Area, excluding Rule 17A.12.5.8 a) - Seventeenth Avenue Commercial Plan Area;
    2. Any Controlled Activity that does not comply with Rule 17A.12.5.8 e),  f) and g) - Seventeenth Avenue Commercial Plan Area or Rule 17A.13.1.11 e) - Standards and Terms for Residential Activities in the Seventeenth Avenue Commercial Plan Area);
  7. Any activity described as a Restricted Discretionary Activity that does not comply with a Restricted Discretionary Activity Standard and Term; 
  8. Any activity that does not provide for the Service Lane identified in Appendix 17P: State Highway 2/Te Paeroa Road Commercial Plan Area Outline Development Plan in accordance with Rule 17A.12.5.9 m), n) and o) - Highway 2/Te Paeroa Road Commercial Plan Area;
  9. Any activity within the Bureta Road Commercial Plan Area which contravenes Rule 17A.12.5.10 j) - Bureta Road Commercial Plan Area by establishing a vehicle ingress or egress between the Bureta Road Commercial Plan Area and Vale Street;
  10. Any Restricted Discretionary Activity within the Coast Commercial Plan Area that does not comply with a Restricted Discretionary Activity Standard and Term. 

17A.15.2 Assessment of Discretionary Activities

In considering a Discretionary Activity the Council’s discretion is unrestricted. The Council shall consider any relevant matter with particular regard to the relevant Objectives and Policies of the Plan.


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