Proposed District Plan - Stage 2

Stage 2 of the Proposed District Plan is made up of six topics addressing Transport, Earthworks, Signs, Visitor Accommodation, Wakatipu Basin Land-use and Open Space and Recreation.

Full information on this stage is available through the links set out below.  If you have any queries on any of the information provided or need help finding a particular document, please contact the duty policy planner on 03 441 0499 (Queenstown) or 03 443 0024 (Wanaka) or email us at  We're here to help.

View Appeals to Stage 2


View the Annotated Appeals version of the Proposed District Plan chapters and mapsshowing provisions under appeal


View the decisions version of the chapters and maps (as ratified on 7 March 2019).

Notified Version

View the notified version of Stage 2 Chapters and Maps.


Full information on each Hearing Stream for Stage 2 including the Section 42A Reports (Planners reports) and all evidence presented can be found here.


Stage 2 of the proposed District Plan was notified on 23 November 2017. Submissions closed on 23 February 2018 and further submissions closed on 27 April 2018.

The link below contains full information on all submissions received including the summary of decisions requested and further submissions.

Click here to view information on submissions  

Public Notices

Public notices issued for Stage 2 can be found here.

Section 32 Reports 

Every proposed chapter is accompanied by a section 32 report. This is a report required by Section 32 of the Resource Management Act that requires a number of matters to be addressed, including the cost and benefits of rules and policies.

Click here to read the Section 32 reports 

Click here to view the Documents Incorporated by Reference for Stage 2

Background information

This section contains a range of fact sheets, resources, frequently asked questions and an everyday guide to making submissions – click here for more.

Want to talk about it?

A duty planner will be available during normal office hours.   Call 03 441 0499 (Queenstown) or 03 443 0024 (Wanaka) or email