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Public notice is hereby given that at an ordinary Council meeting held on 27th June 2023, the Mackenzie District Council formally approved Plan Change 22 to the Mackenzie District Plan in accordance with Clause 17(2) Schedule 1 to the Resource Management Act 1991 (the Act).

Plan Change 22 forms part of Stage 2 of the review and replaces or amends (in part) the following sections of the Mackenzie District Plan:

  • Section 12 – Signs, Outdoor Lighting and Aerial Distractions

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

Part 2 – District-Wide Matters
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All information on PC22 including the decision report is available online at > Council > Strategies, Plans and Reports > District Plan Changes and Consultation.

Plan Change 22 was publicly notified on 23 September 2022. Notice of the Independent Hearing Panels decision on Plan Change 22 was given on 4 April 2023. 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 - > Council > Strategies, Plans and Reports > District Plan

If you have any questions regarding Plan Change 22, please do not hesitate to contact the Planning Department at 03 685 9010 or via email

Angela Oosthuizen, Chief Executive
On behalf of Mackenzie District Council

Notification Date: 5 July 2023
Operative Date: 13 July 2023