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12C.5  Discretionary Activity Rules

Updtaed 11 September 2018

The following are Discretionary Activities: 

  1. Subdivision with allotments that do not comply with the minimum allotment sizes in the Rural Residential Zone;
  2. Subdivision that does not comply with Rule 12C.3.1.10 – Access to Pengary / Braithewaite Lanes;
  3. Subdivision or full partitions for papakainga housing;
  4. Subdivision listed as a Discretionary Activity in Table 12A.1 Subdivision Activity Status;
  5. Any activity which is not a Permitted, Controlled, Restricted Discretionary or Non-Complying Activity.
  6. Subdivision within the Central Bethlehem Scheduled Site made under Rule 12C.4 b) - Restricted Discretionary Activity Rules that does not comply with Rule 12C.4.1.1– Non-compliance with a Controlled Activity Standard and Term , with the exception of non-compliance with Rules 12C.4.1.1 a) ii)-vii) – Non-compliance with a Controlled Activity Standard and Term which shall be considered as a Restricted Discretionary Activity and assessed in accordance with Rule 12C.4.1.2 - Subdivision in the Central Bethlehem Scheduled Site (Matters of Discretion and Conditions)

12C.5.1 Assessment of Discretionary Activities 

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

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