Site



means an area of land or volume of space shown on a plan with defined boundaries, whether legally or otherwise defined boundaries. It includes:
  1. an area of land which is:
    1. comprised in a single allotment, or other legally defined parcel of land, and held in a single certificate of title; or
    2. comprised in a single allotment or legally defined parcel of land for which a separate certificate of title could be issued without further consent of the Council; being
in any case the smaller land area of i. or ii.; or
  1. an area of land which comprises two or more adjoining legally defined parcels of land held together in one certificate of title in such a way that the lots cannot be dealt with separately without prior consent of the Council; or
  2. an area of land which is comprised of two or more adjoining certificates of title where such titles are:
    1. subject to a condition imposed under Section 77 of the Building Act 2004; or
    2. held together in such a way that they cannot be dealt with separately without the prior consent of the Council; or
  3. in the case of land subdivided under the cross-lease or company lease systems (other than strata titles), site shall mean an area of land containing:
    1. a building or buildings for residential or business purposes with any accessory building/s, plus any land exclusively restricted to the users of that/those building/s; or
    2. a remaining share or shares in the fee simple creating a vacant part/s of the whole for future cross-lease or company lease purposes; or
  4. in the case of land subdivided under the Unit Titles Act 1972 and Unit Titles Act 2010 (other than strata titles), site shall mean an area of land containing a principal unit or proposed unit on a unit plan together with its accessory units; or
  5. in the case of strata titles, or where one or more residential units are proposed to be erected above another residential unit, site shall mean the underlying certificate of title of the entire land containing the strata titles, immediately prior to subdivision; or
  6. for the purposes of the activity standards (but not the built form or general city-wide standards) in the Specific Purpose (School) Zone and Specific Purpose (Tertiary Education) Zone, site means all of the land used by a particular education facility and tertiary education or research activity, whether or not those parcels of land are contiguous with each other. For the purposes of car parking space requirements at the University of Canterbury Specific Purpose (Tertiary Education) Zone, Appendix 7.5.1 (9) applies.

Site includes the access to the site.

For the purposes of the Specific Purpose (Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor) Zone, a site is as per the above, except that in respect of otherwise defined boundaries it shall be the area that is used for all the buildings and activities in a particular proposal.