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Changes to District Plan

Ashburton District Plan: Plan Change 5

Ashburton District Council has prepared Plan Change 5 – Transportation to its Operative District Plan (2014).

The change covers the following areas:

  • Consequential amendments to various sections resulting from the implementation of the National Policy Statement on Urban Development
  • Provision of mobility parking and cycle parking standards
  • Provision for the assessment of high trip generating activities
  • Updates to the Roading Hierarchy tables in the Transportation section.
  • Further summary about what the Plan Change covers can be found here.

Notified on Thursday 23 March, 2023
Submissions closed on Friday 28 April, 2023
Further submissions closed on Friday 16 June, 2023
S42A report circulated on Monday 27 November, 2023

Hearing date TBC (Monday 18 December – if required)



Proposed Plan Change 5 Documents

​​Resource Consents granted 

State of the Environment Reporting

Read about State of the Environment Reporting​ undertaken in 2017 and 2018.​

Resource Consents


To establish and operate a rural contracting business at 49 Mitcham Road, Ashburton.

Hearing Documents

LUC23/0010 and SUB23/0003

The proposed subdivision seeks to create a total of eight residential allotments.

The site and buildings on site are listed as a Category B items (H72) in the Ashburton District Plan Heritage schedule.

Please be noted that the Address for Service was updated from the address printed in the newspaper. Check the latest version below from the Proposed Public Notification Documents list.

  • Notified on Thursday 4 May, 2023
  • Submissions close 5pm on Friday 2 June, 2023

Public Notification

The Resource Consent was publicly notified in Ashburton Guardian and Ashburton Courier newspapers on Thursday 4 May, 2023.


Proposed Public Notification Documents

Download the Submission Form