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Nov 27 2021

RMA Amendment and Draft Spatial Plan Submissions

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The included links take you to Wellington Civic Trust’s submissions for

  1. Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply And Other Matters) Amendment Bill (November 2021): RMA Amendment Bill
  2. Wellington City Council Planning For Growth – Our City Tomorrow Draft Spatial Plan (October 2020): Draft Spatial Plan

The Trust remains concerned about the complexity of the submissions process.

With respect to the RMA Amendment Bill (1. above), there is concern about the urgency that the Amendment is being put through while Local Bodies are making progress in meeting the National Policy Statement – Urban Development (NPS-UD).

With respect to the submission for the Draft Spatial Plan (2. above, presented in October 2020), the Trust has a mixed response of support and concerns.

We consider that the Draft Spatial Plan responds satisfactorily to the City Goals established in 2017, and we recognise that the Spatial Plan underpins the District Plan, a draft of which is currently open for submissions (November 2021).

There is a concern that no provision is made for monitoring and updating the plan; and while the Spatial Plan is general in nature, it is not specific enough to give form to the intentions of how major developments will be managed.

  • Inner city intensification
  • Prioritizing areas of change
  • Three Waters
  • Sustainability

These concerns flow through to areas of specific interest to the Trust:

  • Green spaces and biodiversity
  • Shelley Bay
  • Lambton Harbour

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