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One week remaining for submissions on the first stage of the Proposed Christchurch Replacement District Plan

Thanks to those who have already made a submission. 

Submissions on the stage one chapters and maps close at 5pm on Wednesday 8 October 2014.

The stage one chapters, supporting section 32 reports and maps are available at proposeddistrictplan.ccc.govt.nz.  These chapters include Introduction, Strategic Directions, Contaminated Land, Transport; and parts of the Industrial, Commercial, Subdivision and Development, Residential, Natural Hazards and General Rules & Procedures chapters as well as the definitions and maps associated with those chapters, and non Council designations.

There are also hard copies available at all Council service centres and libraries, including the civic offices at 53 Hereford Street.

Submissions can be made online via the Council’s website, or using a District Plan Review submission form available from Council service centres and libraries during the submission period (or on request from our customer call centre).  A submission form was also included in the District Plan Review newsletter delivered to all Christchurch households and PO Boxes.

Important dates

• Submissions close                                             8 October 2014
• Further submission period opens              22 October 2014
• Further submission period closes              6 November 2014
• Further submissions published                   20 November 2014
• Hearing process begins                                   November 2014
• Panel deliberation                                             Jan-March 2015

The dates for hearings and panel deliberations are still to be confirmed.

We expect the remaining chapters of the District Plan Review to be notified in mid 2015.

We welcome your involvement in the review process and invite you to share this information with others

If you have any queries about the District Plan Review (including how to use the online plan or what it means for your property), please contact us on Ph 941 8999 (0800 800 169 if you are calling from Banks Peninsula).  If our customer services representative can’t resolve your query, they will be able to put you through to a planner who can help.  You can also or email us on dpreview@ccc.govt.nz.

Thank you for your interest in the District Plan Review.

Brigitte de Ronde
City Planning Unit Manager
Strategy and Planning Group
Christchurch City Council