Proposed Plan Change 38

Changes to Appendix 11A:
Schedule of Buildings, Objects and Places of Heritage Significance

Auckland Council has prepared the following plan change to the Auckland Council District Plan (North Shore section) under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).

Proposed plan change 38 seeks to ensure that appropriate District Plan protection is provided to the items listed under the Schedule of Buildings, Objects and Places of Heritage Significance based on accurate, up-to-date, sound and justifiable evidence. The proposed changes involve the addition of new items, deletion of currently scheduled items, changing the category of currently scheduled items, and updating information to the schedule in Appendix 11A of the District Plan.

The proposed changes have immediate legal effect in accordance with Section 86B(3) of the RMA.

Submissions close on 23 August 2012

Places to view plan change

The proposed plan change and background information may be viewed free of charge at (District Plan section) or during business hours at:

  • Takapuna Service Centre, 1 The Strand, Takapuna
  • Birkenhead Library and Civic Centre, 204 Hinemoa Street, Birkenhead
  • Glenfield Service Centre, 90 Bentley Avenue, Glenfield
  • Devonport Library, Windsor Reserve, Victoria Road, Devonport
  • Hibiscus and Bays Service Centre, corner of Bute and Glen Roads, Browns Bay
  • Albany Service Centre, 30 Kell Drive, Albany.

Please phone Raj Maharjan, Planner North/West, on 09 484 7908 if you have any questions about the proposal.

The following persons may make a submission on the plan modification:

  • The local authority in its own area may make a submissions; and
  • Any other person may make a submission, but if the person could gain an advantage in trade competition through the submission, then the person may do so only if the person is directly affected by an effect of the proposal that –
    • adversely affects the environment
    • does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

You may make a submission by:

  • post: Auckland Council, Regional and Local Planning – Planning North/West, Private Bag 92300, Auckland 1142, Attention: Therese Strickland Planning Technican; or
  • lodging your submission in person at Auckland Council, Takapuna Service Centre, 1 The Strand, Takapuna or at any of the above libraries or service centres; or
  • online: (District plan submissions)

Your submission must be in the format outlined in the RMA (Regulations) Form 5. You can print submission forms that follow this format from or obtain them from the locations listed above.

The process for public participation in the consideration of a proposed plan modification under the RMA is as follows:

  • After the closing date for submission, the council must prepare a summary of decisions requested by submitters and give public notice of the availability of this summary and where the summary and submissions can be inspected; and
  • there must be an opportunity to make further submissions in support of, or in opposition to, the submissions already made. The following persons may make a further submission:
    • any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest
    • any person who has an interest in the proposal greater than the general public has
    • the local authority itself.
  • if a person making a submission asks to be heard in support of his or her submission, a hearing must be held; and
  • the council must give its decision on the provisions and matters raised in the submissions (including its reasons for accepting or rejecting submissions) and give public notice of its decision within 2 years of notifying the proposal and serve it on every person who made a submission at the same time; and
  • any person who has made a submission has the right to appeal the decision on the proposed plan modification to the Environment Court if:
    • in relation to a provision or matter that is the subject of the appeal, the person referred to the provision or the matter in the person’s submission on the proposal
    • in the case of a proposal that is a proposed policy statement or plan, the appeal does not seek the withdrawal of the proposal as a whole.

Penny Pirrit Manager – Regional and Local Planning
Notification date: 28 June 2012


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