Creating a modern, sustainable city
A healthy number of submissions have been received on a series of Draft Plan Changes aimed at preparing Christchurch for future growth.
Two new signalised crossings on Humphrey’s Drive will provide safe crossing points for people using the Rapanui/Shag Rock cycleway.
Some historically-important residential areas and more historic places could receive additional protection from the Christchurch District Plan if a proposed plan change gets approved.
Residential areas of Christchurch with special character value are being protected from new housing intensification rules.
Constraints on the wastewater network could make it difficult to enable more intensive housing development in some parts of eastern Christchurch.
Christchurch City Council is taking steps to ensure that new housing development in Christchurch does not come at the expense of the city’s tree canopy.
A plan change aimed at managing the impacts of short-term visitor accommodation on residential and rural areas of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula has been approved.
Public consultation on four Draft Plan Changes aimed at preparing Christchurch for future growth will open on Monday 11 April.