High density residential zone planned for Papanui

Apartment buildings and multi-storey flats of up to 20 metres (six stories) will be enabled in Papanui’s High Density Residential Zone under proposed changes to the City’s District Plan. Changes are being made to bring the District Plan in line with Government directives, including the National Policy Statement-Urban Development (NPS-UD). Pre-notification consultation on the extent of some of the Plan changes is open until 13 May. Click through for more information, or look for a consultation document at your local Council library or service centre:

Plan change signals move towards more intensive housing