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Plan Change 20 - Strategic Direction Chapters Formally Approved by Council

Public notice is hereby given that at an ordinary Council meeting held on 28 March 2023, the Mackenzie District Council formally approved Plan Change 20 to the Mackenzie District Plan in accordance with Clause 17(1) of the First Schedule to the Resource Management Act 1991 (the Act).

Plan Change 20 is Stage 1 of the review and replaces the following sections of the Mackenzie District Plan:

  • Section 1 – Introduction
  • Section 2 – Policy and Legal
  • Section 3 – Definitions (in part)
  • Section 4 – Takata Whenua

The Plan Change has been drafted in accordance with the National Planning Standards and incorporates the following components:

Part 1 – Introduction and General Provisions

  • Introduction
  • How the Plan Works
  • Interpretation (in part)
  • National Direction Instruments
  • Tangata Whenua/Mana Whenua

Part 2 – District-wide Matters

  • Strategic Direction

All information on PC20 including the decision report is available online here.

Plan Change 20 was publicly notified on 15 July 2022. Notice of the Independent Hearing Panels decision on Plan Change 20 was given on 19 December 2022. No appeals to the Environment Court were lodged.

The operative Mackenzie District Plan is available for viewing, and free to download, from the Mackenzie District Council website.

If you have any questions regarding Plan Change 20, please do not hesitate to contact the Planning Department at 03 685 9010 or via email districtplan@mackenzie.govt.nz.

Angela Oosthuizen, Chief Executive
On behalf of Mackenzie District Council

Notification Date: 20 April 2023
Operative Date: 28 April 2023