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Decisions of Council
The Decisions of Council phase of the District Plan review is when we make a decision on the proposed plan, plan change or variation based on the recommendations provided by the hearing panel and from the submissions provided by the community.
On this page you will find the reports from the Independent Hearing Panel as well as information relating to the chapters which have been ratified by Full Council following the hearings phase.Public notices Independent Hearing Panel reports Decisions of Council chapters Decisions of Council maps Designation information of Requiring Authorities
Decision on Proposed District Plan - Variations to Chapter 30 Energy & Utilities (Stage 3)
Recommendations from the Stage 3 Independent Hearing Panel on Variations to Chapter 30 were ratified by Full Council as a Council Decision on 8 October 2020
Make an appeal
A person who made a submission on the variation to Chapter 30 Energy and Utilities may appeal this decision to the Environment Court within 30 working days of the service of the decisions (by 4 December 2020).
General information about the appeals process and how to make an appeal is available on the Environment Court Website
We request that all correspondence relating to appeals be directed to the Environment Court and to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can view appeals received here
Want to talk about it?
If you have any queries on any of the information provided or need help finding a particular document, please contact one of our dedicated duty policy planners on 03 441 0499 (Queenstown) or 03 443 0024 (Wānaka) or email us at email@example.com
Independent Hearing Panel reports
Decisions of Council chapters
The following chapters show the decisions ratified by Full Council after the submission and hearings process. They show the provisions at a set point in time.
To view the most up to date version of the Proposed District Plan, please view the chapters here.