Status of District Plan Changes

District Plan Changes

Plan Changes Currently Being Processed

Plan Change 21 - Broughs Gully Outline Development Plan

Status: Decision made Plan Change became Operative from 25 October 2019

To facilitate co-ordinated urban development and the cost-effective and equitable provision of network servicing infrastructure across the Broughs Gully area in Timaru that is currently in multiple ownership and has significant servicing constraints.

The land to which the proposed plan change relates is generally situated between Old North Road, Mahoneys Hill Road, State Highway 1, Jellicoe Street and Dampier Street. The land does not include the established residential areas of Tasman, Cook, Beaumont, Dampier and Burnett Streets; Godley Place and Lancewood Terrace, although the outline development plan will facilitate access from a number of these existing roads into the subject land.

All of the rules in the proposed Plan Change 21 decision take legal effect from 16 September 2017 (being the date of public notification).  These provisions replace those in place since notification of the proposed Plan Change 21 (being 15 December 2016) by an Order of the Environment Court [2016] NZEnvC 242 dated 8 December 2016 in accordance with Section 86D(3)(a) of the Resource Management Act 1991.

The decision is available below. The section 42A officer’s report, applicant briefs of evidence, submitters briefs of evidence, submissions / further submission and notified plan change material is also available below.

One appeal has been lodged with the Environment Court following the Commissioner's decision. A copy of the appeal is available below.

The appeal was resolved with a Consent Order issued by the Environment Cout. Council has subsequently approved the Plan Change and determined that Plan Change 21 became operative on 25 October 2019.

The appeal If you have any queries on this matter, please contact the Duty Officer on 03 687 7200 or

Court Decision and Final Provisions


Commissioner's Decision

Briefs of Evidence

Section 42A Officers Report

Submissions / Further Submission

Plan Change Documents

Plan Changes on Hold

16NPS for Electricity Transmission and Renewable Electricity TransmissionGiving effect to the NPS for Electricity Transmission and Renewable Electricity TransmissionDecision taken to incorporate into District Plan Review
19Geraldine Industrial Decision taken to incorporate into District Plan Review

Completed District Plan Changes

01Residential 6 Zone at GlenitiPlan Change 1 amends the Liquid Waste, Amenity Values and Residential Zone provisions and related General Rules for subdivision, sewerage, stormwater and roading in order to provide for low density residential development in areas currently zoned Residential 1 and 5 at Gleniti in Timaru and to provide for the taking of financial contributions for roads.Operative
02Rezoning to Industrial L at 10 Laughton Street, WashdykeThe purpose of Plan Change 2 was to rezone 2.42 hectares within the Residential 4 Zone as Industrial L.Operative
03Rezoning to Commercial 2A at Evans Street, TimaruThe purpose of Plan Change 3 is to rezone land at Evans Street, in Timaru (Pt Lot 1 DP 3955 and Pt Lot 25 DP 578) from Recreation 2 to Commercial 2A (the former A and P Showgrounds site).Operative
04Rezoning to Commercial 2 at 18, 18A and 20 Hobbs Street, TimaruPlan Change 4 comprised the rezoning of land from Residential 2 to Commercial 2, together with the inclusion of a Concept Plan and related amendments to Performance Standards for the Commercial 2 Zone and General Rule 6.8.3.Operative
05Rezoning to Industrial L at 22 Martin Street, WashdykeThe purpose of Plan Change 5 was to rezone land from Residential 4 to Industrial L.Operative
06Airport Noise BoundaryThe purpose of Plan Change 6 was to undertake a review of all relevant District Plan protection mechanisms that apply to the Airport.Operative
07Rezoning to Industrial L at 78 Shaw Road, GeraldineRezoning to Industrial L at 78 Shaw Road, GeraldineOperative
08Rezoning to Industrial L at 8 Doncaster Street, WashdykeThe purpose of Plan Change 8 was to rezone land from Residential 4 to Industrial L.Operative
09Rezoning to Commercial 2 at Highfield Shopping Centre, 143 Wai-iti Road, TimaruThe purpose of Plan Change 9 was to rezone land from Residential 1 to Commercial 2.Operative
10Rezoning to Residential 1 at 6/8 Guild Road, TemukaThe purpose of Plan Change 10 was to rezone from Rural 1 to Residential 1.Withdrawn
11Rezoning to Residential 1 at 44 Gresham Street, GeraldineThe purpose of Plan Change 11 was to rezone from Rural 4 to Residential 1.Withdrawn
12Rezoning to Industrial L at 300 Hilton Highway, WashdykePlan Change 12 comprised the rezoning of approximately 3.5Ha of land located on the western side of the Hilton Highway in the Washdyke area of Timaru, from Residential 4 to Industrial L. It provided for the rezoning of the existing Wills Furniture Retail Complex that fronts State Highway 1, the Power-Farming Agricultural Showroom fronting State Highway 8, Scarlett Hydraulic Technology and a currently vacant lot in the centre of the site, which gains access from State Highway 8.Operative
13Temuka North West Residential Expansion

Rezone land in Temuka North West from Rural 1 and 2 to Residential 1. The area will also include a Recreation 2 Zone for a neighbourhood reserve, an indicative roading layout, and new provisions relating to flood hazards. The Proposed Plan Change will deliver additional residential land to counteract the shortage of residential properties identified within the Temuka area.

14Washdyke Industrial ExpansionPlan Change 14 proposes to rezone lands at Washdyke, Timaru from Rural, 1, Rural 2 and Recreation 2 Zones to Industrial L and Industrial H Zones, covering an area of approximately 73Ha. The entire study area comprises approximately 120Ha of land. 
15Martin Street, Washdyke, Rezoning from Tesidential 4 zone to Industrial L zonePlan change 15 has been requested by Goldpine Industries Ltd, Graybird Holdings Ltd and J. & B. Christie Holdings Ltd. The plan change proposes to rezone land located at 16 and 22 Martin Street, Washdyke, Timaru, legally described as Lot 1 DP 301498 and Lot 2 DP 304931 respectively, from Residential 4 zone to Industrial L zone under the Timaru District Plan.Operative from 5 June 2012
17Geraldine Downs Operative from 10 March 2014
18Hilton Highway and Racecourse Road Operative from 4 March 2013
20Rural Residential (Brookfield Road) ZoneThe purpose of private plan change 20 was to rezone land at Brookfield Road Timaru from Rural 1 to Rural Residential.Operative from 19 September 2015

Last updated: 06 Nov 2019