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Tauranga City Plan

10A.11  Discretionary Activity Rules

Updated 9 September 2013

The following are Discretionary Activities:

  1. The replacement or upgrading of an above-ground electric line or support structure that:
    1. increases the existing tower base footprint by more than 20%, calculated on an area basis in accordance with Appendix 10A: Tower Relocation Envelope, and/or
    2. relocates the existing tower base footprint by more than the tower relocation envelope for Controlled Activities in accordance with Appendix 10A: Tower Relocation Envelope;
  2. Any activity that is not listed as Permitted, Restricted Discretionary or a Non-Complying Activity;
  3. Any activity listed as a Discretionary Activity in Table 10A.1: Activity Status for Network Utilities.

10A.11.1 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. In addition, Council shall have particular regard to the relevant matters outlined in Rule 10A.10.2 - Restricted Discretionary Activity – Matters of Discretion and Conditions

Definitions in this section



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