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Tauranga City Plan

"8D.3  Permitted Activity Rules"

Updated 16 November 2020

Proposed Amendment


"Note: Any activity that does not comply with a Permitted Activity Rule shall be considered a Restricted Discretionary Activity, unless stated otherwise."


"8D.3.1 Walls and Fences"

"Any fences and walls within the floodplain or overland flowpath shall be:

  1. Post and wire fences or mesh fences; or
  2. Designed so that at least 70% of the surface area of the wall or fence is not solid to allow stormwater to flow through."

"8D.3.2 Minor Overland Flowpaths"

"Any permitted activity within the minor overland flowpath shall:

  1. Retain the water carrying capacity of the overland flowpath;
  2. Retain the entry and exit points of the overland flowpath from the site; and
  3. Allow the stormwater to flow safely without causing damage to any site and/or building."

"8D.3.3 Major Overland Flowpaths and Floodplains"

"Any permitted activity within the major overland flowpath or floodplain shall:

  1. Allow the stormwater to flow safely without causing damage to property;
  2. Retain the water carrying capacity of the major overland flowpath or floodplain; and
  3. Retain the water storage capacity of the major overland flowpath or floodplain."

"8D.3.4 Additions in Floodplains"

"Additions to any lawfully established building or structure within the floodplain beyond the building envelope or footprint of the existing building or structure shall:

  1. Not exceed 20m2 of gross floor area (GFA) at ground level; and
  2. Have the following minimum freeboard level:
    1. 500mm for any residential building and Marae; or
    2. 300mm for business activities and industrial activities."

"8D.3.5 Flood Prone Areas"

"Any activities located in a flood prone area shall:

  1. Be located in an area that has a flood depth of less than 300mm; and
  2. Have the following minimum freeboard level:
    1. 500mm for residential buildings and Marae; or
    2. 300mm for business activities and industrial activities."

"8D.3.6 Additions in Flood Prone Areas"

"Additions to any lawfully established activities within the flood prone area shall:

  1. Not exceed 20m² of gross floor area (GFA);
  2. Be at the same or higher floor level as the adjoining room; and
  3. Be located in an area that has a flood depth of less than 300mm."

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