Regional Land and Water Plan Proposed Plan Change 1
Proposed Plan Change 1 to the Regional Land and Water amends errors in the boundaries of Schedule 1 and 2 wetlands as required by a 2012 Environment Court Decision. This Plan Change also proposes minor wording changes to various parts of the Plan.
- Part 1: Miscellaneous Changes
- Parts 2 & 3: Proposed wetland boundary adjustments
- S32 Evaluation Report
On 22 August 2016 the West Coast Regional Council publicly advertised the Proposed Plan Change 1 to the Regional Land and Water Plan in accordance with the provisions of the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991.
A total of 46 initial submissions on the Proposed Plan Change 1 were received.
Summary of Decisions Requested
Staff prepared a Summary of the Decisions Requested on Plan Change 1 to the Land and Water Plan and publicly advertised this for further submissions on 17 October 2016.
The first hearing for proposed Plan Change 1 was held on 18, 19 and 20 June 2018.
The reconvened hearing for proposed Plan Change 1 was held on 31 January 2019.
Where to from here?
Council will make its decision on submissions and notify submitters of the outcome. Any person who made a submission and is not satisfied with the Council’s decision and the changes that are included in Proposed Change 1, may refer those matters to the Environment Court.
The changes proposed in Plan Change 1 will become operative on the resolution of submissions referred to the Environment Court.
How can I get more information?
Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions on 03 768 0466 or Freephone 0508 800 118.