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Tauranga City Plan

18A.8 Objectives and Policies for the Tauriko Industry Zone

Updated 2 December 2017

18A.8.1 Objective – Activities in the Tauriko Industry Zone

A range of industrial activities consistent with the Tauriko Industry Zone but including the provision for local convenience retail and childcare facilities in defined locations.

18A.8.1.1 Policy – Activities in the Tauriko Industry Zone

By providing for activities as anticipated within the Tauriko Industry Zone, with the addition of defined nodes of small-scale convenience retail and childcare facilities.

18A.8.2 Objective – Urban Form in the Tauriko Industry Zone

An industrial estate that promotes strong land use and access relationships in the south west corridor of the City, and provides for protection and enhancement of the natural and cultural environment.

18A.8.2.1 Policy – Urban Form

By ensuring subdivision, land use and development occurs in an integrated manner that:
  1. Provides functional access links to adjacent development, in particular Pyes Pa West;
  2. Provides safe and convenient internal routes for cyclists and pedestrians and enables future links to surrounding areas;
  3. Supports the efficient and effective provision of public transport to, from and within the area;
  4. Enables people working and carrying out business in the area to meet their day-to-day needs through provision for small-scale convenience retail and childcare facilities within defined local centres in the industrial estate.

18A.8.2.2 Policy – Urban Form and Enhanced Visual Quality

By ensuring that development of a main thoroughfare through the Tauriko Business Estate, and adjacent development, promotes distinctiveness and a sense of place and provides a street scene that is attractive to passers-by through:
  1. specimen tree planting on roads and on property frontages;

18A.8.2.3 Policy – Urban Form and Protection and Enhancement of Natural and Cultural Heritage Values

By ensuring the natural and cultural heritage of the area is recognised and provided for in development through:
  1. Maintenance, enhancement and restoration of ecological features, maintaining biodiversity by avoiding habitat fragmentation and creating vegetated links, particularly in association with Stormwater Management Areas;
  2. Inclusion of species, such as rimu, in planted areas that reflect the ecology of the area;
  3. Incorporating landmark features, such as traditional or contemporary art works, into the street network that reflect the history of the area;
  4. Protecting landscape character that contributes to the identity of the area;
  5. Naming of streets that reflect cultural associations of tangata whenua;
  6. Protecting heritage values, including monitoring the effects of development on heritage features such as archaeological sites;
  7. Maintaining the function of the floodplain along the Kopurererua Stream and associated overland flowpaths and ponding areas to manage the discharge of stormwater from the catchments;
  8. Restoring escarpment landforms which have been modified by earthworks.

18A.8.3 Objective - Landscape and Visual Amenity Protection

Mitigate the potential adverse visual effects of industrial land development at Tauriko on the outlook from surrounding areas.

18A.8.3.1 Policy – Landscape and Visual Amenity Protection through Large-Scale Mitigation

By ensuring the visual effects of industrial land development at Tauriko as viewed from the surrounding  areas, is mitigated through large-scale landscape planting of roads and open space and adjacent industrial sites. Changes to landform and vegetation should be managed so that the visual screening and backdrop of the escarpments is retained, while enabling a defined amount of earthworks to proceed to enable development of the Tauriko Business Estate.

18A.8.3.2 Policy – Landscape and Visual Amenity Protection through On-Site Controls

By ensuring the visual effects of industrial land development at Tauriko is mitigated through controls that limit the scale of buildings and impose building setbacks in prominent locations, limit the extent and location of signs, and limit the use of high-impact and highly reflective colours on buildings visible from residential and rural areas.

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