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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.
The period for appealing this decision has now closed. The section 274 period is now open.
Joining an appeal to the decision on Variation to Chapter 30 - Energy & Utilities (Stage 3)
A person who has an interest in the proceedings that is greater than the public generally (excluding any person or business who may be a trade competitor and is acting to prevent the applicant from engaging in trade competition) or a person who made a submission about the matter may join an appeal to the decision on the Variation to Chapter 30 - Energy & Utilities (Stage 3).
To become a party you need to give notice to the Environment Court, within 15 working days (11 January 2021) of the appeal being lodged and to other parties within 5 working days of the deadline for joining the appeal.
General information about the appeals process 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.