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Phase 1 - City Centre and Riverfront - complete
This phase considered two things; how we use our city centre and riverfront areas, and how we access the District Plan. This phase resulted in two proposed Plan Changes.
Proposed Plan Change 20 makes minor amendments to the District Plan text and format to allow the Plan to be accessed online in an interactive electronic format. The online format can be accessed here.
Proposed Plan Change 21 makes changes to the central city and riverfront areas, including the Old Town.
Council has considered the submissions received and made a decision to approve both Plan Changes 20 and 21 with modifications. The decision was made at a hearing held on 21 and 22 November 2011. The decision can be appealed to the Environment Court before 4.00pm on Friday, 13 April 2012.
Relevant documents: Council Decision on District Plan Changes 20 and 21
1. Minutes (unconfirmed) of Council Hearing including decisions on Plan Changes 20 and 21 (PDF, 157KB)
2. Tracked changes to the District Plan text – resulting from Council’s decisions
3. Public Notice of Decision - published 23 February 2012 in the Wanganui Chronicle (PDF, 13KB)
Other relevant documents:
Plan Change 20
Plan Change 21
Wanganui Riverfront Development Plan
In conjunction with the Shaping Wanganui Project, Council engaged Urbanism+ Ltd to prepare a Draft Riverfront Development Plan. Consultation on the Draft Development Plan was undertaken and the amended Plan has been approved by Council as the Wanganui Riverfront Development Plan 2011. The Plan establishes a vision for the development of the riverfront area.
The broad objectives of the Development Plan are that:
View the summary of the 2011 Wanganui Riverfront Development Plan (PDF 4MB)
Where we are at with Phase 1