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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.


Appeals on the Accessible Parking Amendments have closed. No appeals were received.

Further information on making 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 

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

Public notices

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 (please note the date on the chapter).

To view the most up to date version of the Proposed District Plan, please view the chapters here.


Decisions of Council maps

Designation information of Requiring Authorities