Plan Change 1
View the Recommendations on Plan Change 1 adopted as Council Decisions
View the Appendices to the Decisions
Proposed Plan Change 2
A. Protection of salmon spawning areasB. Farming Activity/Intensive farming activity building size limitC. Roading HierarchyD. Plains Museum land use zone boundary extensionE. Livestock farming in Residential Zones
F. Hours of operation of Licensed Premises in the Business Zone
View the Public Notice
- Council Offices at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton;
- Ashburton Library;
- Methven I-site;
- Rakaia Mobile Service Station.
The plan contains rules that may affect you if you are making a development or land-use proposal. To find out what is allowed to happen on a piece of land or in a neighbourhood (your area's zoning), refer to the District Plan Maps and Zones page.
When you have selected the map you are interested in:
1. Check which zone the site is in
The colour of the site will refer to a residential, commercial, central or recreational zone. Ashburton District Council divides zoning and other relevant information into chapters (listed below), these contain the rules and policies.
2. Check for symbols on the site
Symbols can represent a protected tree or building. If there are symbols, you will need to look at the key and then the relevant chapter below.
02 Takata Whenua Values
03 Rural Zones
04 Residential Zones
05 Business Zones
06 Open Space Zones
07 Aquatic Park Chapter
08 Scheduled Activities
12 Heritage Values and Protected Trees
14 Utilities Energy and Designations
15 Relocated Buildings and Temporary Activities
16 Hazardous Substances