• Planning Maps
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
    • 1 What is a District Plan?
    • 2 Background
    • 3 Ngai Tahu Mana Whenua
    • 4 Statutory Context
    • 5 The relationship between District Plans and other Resource Management Planning Documents
    • 6 Guide to the District Plan
    • 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 Papakāinga/Kāinga Nohoanga Zone
    • 4.0 Introduction
    • 4.1 Objectives and policies
    • 4.2 Rules
    • 4.3 Matters of discretion
  • Chapter 5 Natural Hazards
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Natural hazards objective
    • 5.3 Natural hazards policies
    • 5.4 How to interpret and apply the rules
    • 5.5 Rules - Flood hazard
    • 5.6 Rules - Liquefaction hazard
    • 5.7 Rules - Slope instability
    • 5.8 General procedures - information requirements
    • 5.9 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 Objectives and policies
    • 7.2 Rules - All zones outside the Central City
    • 7.3 Matters of control and discretion
    • Appendices
  • Chapter 8 Subdivision, Development and Earthworks
    • 8.0 Introduction
    • 8.1 Objectives and Policies
    • 8.2 Administration
    • 8.3 Rules
    • 8.4 Rules as to matters of control - subdivision
    • 8.5 Rules as to matters of discretion - subdivision
    • 8.5A Rules - Earthworks
    • 8.6 Appendices
  • Chapter 9 Natural and Cultural Heritage
    • 9.2 Landscapes and Natural Character
    • 9.4 Significant and Other Trees
    • 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 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 Hazardous Substances and Contaminated Land
    • 12.1 Hazardous substances
    • 12.2 Contaminated land
  • Chapter 13 Central City
    • 13.14 Central City General Rules and Procedures
  • Chapter 14 Residential (part)
    • 14.1 Objectives and Policies
    • 14.2 Rules - Residential Suburban Zone and Residential Suburban Density Transition Zone
    • 14.3 Rules - Residential Medium Density Zone
    • 14.4 Rules - Residential Banks Peninsula Zone
    • 14.5 Rules - Residential Hills Zone
    • 14.6 Rules - Residential Bach Zone
    • 14.7 Rules - Residential Large Lot Zone
    • 14.8 Rules - Residential Small Settlement Zone
    • 14.9 Rules - Residential New Neighbourhood Zones
    • 14.10 Rules - Residential Guest Accommodation Zone
    • 14.11 Rules - Enhanced Development Mechanism
    • 14.12 Rules - Community Housing Redevelopment Mechanism
    • 14.13 Controlled and restricted discretionary matters
    • 14.14 Appendices
    • 14.5 Rules - Residential Conservation Zones (deferred)
    • 14.9 Matters of Discretion
  • Chapter 15 Commercial
    • 15.5 Rules - Commercial Banks Peninsula zone
  • Chapter 16 Industrial
    • 16.1 Objectives and policies
    • 16.2 Rules - Industrial General Zone
    • 16.3 Rules - Industrial Heavy Zone
    • 16.4 Rules - Industrial Park Zone
    • 16.5 Matters of discretion
    • 16.6 Appendices
  • Chapter 17 Rural
    • 17.0 Introduction
    • 17.1 Objectives and Policies
    • 17.1A How to use the rules
    • 17.2 Rules - Rural Banks Peninsula Zone
    • 17.3 Rules - Rural Urban Fringe Zone
    • 17.4 Rules - Rural Waimakariri Zone
    • 17.5 Rules - Rural Port Hills Zone
    • 17.6 Rules - Rural Quarry Zone
    • 17.6A Rules - Rural Quarry Templeton Zone
    • 17.7 Rules - Rural Templeton Zone
    • 17.8 Rules - Matters of discretion
    • 17.9 Appendices
  • Chapter 18 Open Space
    • 18.0 Introduction
    • 18.1 Objectives and Policies
    • 18.1A How to use the rules
    • 18.2 Rules - Open Space Community Parks Zone
    • 18.3 Rules - Open Space Metropolitan Facilities Zone
    • 18.4 Rules - Open Space McLeans Island Zone
    • 18.5 Rules - Open Space Natural Zone
    • 18.6 Rules - Open Space Water and Margins Zone and Avon River Precinct/Te Papa Ōtākaro Zone
    • 18.6A Rules - Open Space Coastal Zone
    • 18.7 Matters of discretion
    • 18.8 Appendices
  • Chapter 21 Specific Purpose Zones
    • 21.1 Specific Purpose (Defence Wigram) Zone
    • 21.2 Specific Purpose (Cemetery) Zone
    • 21.3 Specific Purpose (Airport) Zone
    • 21.4 Specific Purpose (Styx Mill Road Transfer Station) Zone
    • 21.5 Specific Purpose (Hospital) Zone
    • 21.6 Specific Purpose (School) Zone
    • 21.7 Specific Purpose (Tertiary Education) Zone
    • 21.8 Specific Purpose (Lyttelton Port) Zone
    • 21.9 Specific Purpose (Golf Resort) Zone
    • 21.10 Specific Purpose (Ruapuna Motorsport) Zone
    • 21.11 Specific Purpose (Flat Land Recovery) Zone
    • 21.12 Specific Purpose (Burwood Landfill and Resource Recovery Park) Zone
    • 21.13 Specific Purpose (Ngā Hau e Whā) Zone