• Planning Maps
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 Introduction
    • 1.2 Ngāi Tahu mana whenua
    • 1.3 Statutory Context
    • 1.4 The relationship between District Plans and other Resource Management Planning Documents
    • 1.5 Guide to the District Plan
    • 1.6 Appendices
  • Chapter 2 Abbreviations and Definitions
    • Abbreviations List
    • Definitions List
    • Appendix 2.1 Area related definitions
    • Appendix 2.2 Area of Christchurch City
  • Chapter 3 Strategic Directions
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Context
    • 3.3 Objectives
  • Chapter 4 Hazardous Substances and Contaminated Land
    • 4.1 Hazardous substances
    • 4.2 Contaminated land
  • Chapter 5 Natural Hazards
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 5.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 5.4 Rules - Flood hazard
    • 5.5 Rules - Liquefaction hazard
    • 5.6 Rules - Slope instability
    • 5.7 General procedures - information requirements
    • 5.8 Appendices
  • Chapter 6 General Rules and Procedures
    • 6.1 Noise
    • 6.2 Temporary Activities, Buildings and Events
    • 6.3 Outdoor Lighting
    • 6.4 Temporary Earthquake Recovery Activities
    • 6.5 Scheduled Activities
    • 6.6 Water Body Setbacks
    • 6.7 Aircraft Protection
    • 6.8 Signs
    • 6.9 Late Night Licensed Premises
    • 6.10 Works for the Purposes of Earthquake Recovery
    • 6.11 Appendices
  • Chapter 7 Transport
    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 7.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 7.4 Rules - Transport
    • 7.5 Appendices
  • Chapter 8 Subdivision, Development and Earthworks
    • 8.1 Introduction
    • 8.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 8.3 Administration
    • 8.4 Rules - Subdivision
    • 8.5 Rules - Subdivision
    • 8.6 Activity standards
    • 8.7 Rules as to matters of control - subdivision
    • 8.8 Rules as to matters of discretion - subdivision
    • 8.9 Rules - Earthworks
    • 8.10 Appendices
  • Chapter 9 Natural and Cultural Heritage
    • 9.1 Indigenous Biodiversity and Ecosystems
    • 9.2 Landscapes and Natural Character
    • 9.3 Historic heritage
    • 9.4 Significant and Other Trees
    • 9.5 Ngāi Tahu values and the natural environment
    • 9.6 Coastal Environment
  • Chapter 10 Designations and Heritage Orders
    • Heritage Orders
    • Designations Introduction
    • A Chorus New Zealand Limited
    • B Chorus New Zealand Limited/Spark New Zealand Trading Limited
    • C Christchurch City Council
    • D Christchurch International Airport Limited
    • E KiwiRail Holdings Limited
    • F Kordia Limited
    • G Meteorological Service of New Zealand Limited
    • H Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration
    • I Minister of Corrections
    • J Minister for Courts
    • K Minister of Defence
    • L Minister of Education
    • M Minister of Health
    • N Minister of Police
    • O Minister for Social Development
    • P New Zealand Transport Agency
    • Q Orion New Zealand Limited
    • R Radio New Zealand Limited
    • S Spark New Zealand Trading Limited
    • T letter not used
    • U Transpower New Zealand Limited
    • V Ōtākaro Limited
  • Chapter 11 Utilities and Energy
    • 11.1 Introduction
    • 11.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 11.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 11.4 Rules - Utilities and energy - General
    • 11.5 Rules - Electricity transmission and electricity distribution
    • 11.6 Rules - Energy
    • 11.7 Rules - Communication facilities
    • 11.8 Rules - Water, wastewater and stormwater
    • 11.9 Rules - Activity standards - All activities
    • 11.10 Rules - Matters of discretion
  • Chapter 12 Papakāinga/Kāinga Nohoanga Zone
    • 12.1 Introduction
    • 12.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 12.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 12.4 Rules - Māori Land
    • 12.5 Rules - Matters of discretion - Māori Land
  • Chapter 13 Specific Purpose Zones
    • 13.1 Specific Purpose (Defence Wigram) Zone
    • 13.2 Specific Purpose (Cemetery) Zone
    • 13.3 Specific Purpose (Airport) Zone
    • 13.4 Specific Purpose (Styx Mill Road Transfer Station) Zone
    • 13.5 Specific Purpose (Hospital) Zone
    • 13.6 Specific Purpose (School) Zone
    • 13.7 Specific Purpose (Tertiary Education) Zone
    • 13.8 Specific Purpose (Lyttelton Port) Zone
    • 13.9 Specific Purpose (Golf Resort) Zone
    • 13.10 Specific Purpose (Ruapuna Motorsport) Zone
    • 13.11 Specific Purpose (Flat Land Recovery) Zone
    • 13.12 Specific Purpose (Burwood Landfill and Resource Recovery Park) Zone
    • 13.13 Specific Purpose (Ngā Hau e Whā) Zone
  • Chapter 14 Residential
    • 14.1 Introduction
    • 14.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 14.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 14.4 Rules - Residential Suburban Zone and Residential Suburban Density Transition Zone
    • 14.5 Rules - Residential Medium Density Zone
    • 14.6 Rules - Residential Central City Zone
    • 14.7 Rules - Residential Hills Zone
    • 14.8 Rules - Residential Banks Peninsula Zone
    • 14.9 Rules - Residential Large Lot Zone
    • 14.10 Rules - Residential Small Settlement Zone
    • 14.11 Rules - Residential Guest Accommodation Zone
    • 14.12 Rules - Residential New Neighbourhood Zone
    • 14.13 Rules - Enhanced Development Mechanism
    • 14.14 Rules - Community Housing Redevelopment Mechanism
    • 14.15 Rules - Matters of control and discretion
    • 14.16 Appendices
  • Chapter 15 Commercial
    • 15.1 Introduction
    • 15.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 15.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 15.4 Rules - Commercial Core Zone
    • 15.5 Rules - Commercial Local Zone
    • 15.6 Rules - Commercial Banks Peninsula Zone
    • 15.7 Rules - Commercial Retail Park Zone
    • 15.8 Rules - Commercial Office Zone
    • 15.9 Rules - Commercial Mixed Use Zone
    • 15.10 Rules - Commercial Central City Business Zone
    • 15.11 Rules - Commercial Central City Mixed Use Zone
    • 15.12 Rules - Commercial Central City (South Frame) Mixed Use Zone
    • 15.13 Rules - Matters of control and discretion
    • 15.14 Rules - Other methods
    • 15.15 Appendices
  • Chapter 16 Industrial
    • 16.1 Introduction
    • 16.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 16.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 16.4 Rules - Industrial General Zone
    • 16.5 Rules - Industrial Heavy Zone
    • 16.6 Rules - Industrial Park Zone
    • 16.7 Rules - Matters of discretion
    • 16.8 Appendices
  • Chapter 17 Rural
    • 17.1 Introduction
    • 17.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 17.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 17.4 Rules - Rural Banks Peninsula Zone
    • 17.5 Rules - Rural Urban Fringe Zone
    • 17.6 Rules - Rural Waimakariri Zone
    • 17.7 Rules - Rural Port Hills Zone
    • 17.8 Rules - Rural Quarry Zone
    • 17.9 Rules - Rural Quarry Templeton Zone
    • 17.10 Rules - Rural Templeton Zone
    • 17.11 Rules - Matters of discretion
    • 17.12 Appendices
  • Chapter 18 Open Space
    • 18.1 Introduction
    • 18.2 Objectives and Policies
    • 18.3 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 18.4 Rules - Open Space Community Parks Zone
    • 18.5 Rules - Open Space Metropolitan Facilities Zone
    • 18.6 Rules - Open Space McLeans Island Zone
    • 18.7 Rules - Open Space Natural Zone
    • 18.8 Rules - Open Space Water and Margins Zone and Avon River Precinct/Te Papa Ōtākaro Zone
    • 18.9 Rules - Open Space Coastal Zone
    • 18.10 Rules - Matters of discretion
    • 18.11 Appendices