This strategy put forward the idea of encouraging residential growth around key suburban centres and public transport networks, so as to keep the city compact and sustainable.
Newlands identified as suitable for a medium-density residential housing area.
TUD Committee agrees to start investigations in Newlands.
October – December 2015
Community feedback identified key concerns and led to further investigations.
TUD Committee directed the preparation of a draft Plan Change for Newlands.
July – August 2016
We asked for your feedback on the proposed draft medium-density residential area (MDRA) boundary and draft District Plan Change.
September – November 2016
Based on your feedback we will make any necessary changes to the draft District Plan Change and MDRA boundary.
We will report back to the TUD Committee and it is likely that the committee will vote on whether to notify a District Plan Change for Newlands.
If the TUD Committee votes in favour, a District Plan Change for Newlands will be formally notified.
You can make a submission on the notified District Plan Change and indicate if you would like your views heard at the public hearing.
2017 – 2018
You will have a chance to speak to your submission in front of a District Plan hearing panel.
2017 – 2018
A final decision will be made on whether to formally introduce a medium-density residential area in Newlands and make the District Plan operative.