Plan change request 59: rezone West Melton Living 2 & 2A zoned land to Living WM South
GW Wilfield Ltd has lodged a private plan change request with the Council. The Plan Change seeks to rezone Living 2 and Living 2A zoned land in West Melton to a new zone called 'Living WM South'.
Update 9 June 2021
The period for lodging appeals on Private Plan Change 59 ended on Thursday 27 May, and no appeals have been received. The provisions of Private Plan Change 59 will therefore become fully operative on 17 June 2021.
Update 14 April 2021
Council's decision to accept the recommendation of the Commissioner, will be publicly notified on 14 April 2021, which provides an opportunity for submitters on Plan Change 59 to lodge an appeal. A copy of the public notice is below.
Update 25 March 2021
At its meeting on 10 March 2021, the Council considered the recommendation of the Commissioner in respect of the plan change request. Council resolved at this meeting to accept the Commissioner's recommendation on Plan Change 59 as its formal decision. This will be notified in due course.
Update 10 January 2021
The Commissioner has provided a minute to close the hearing [PDF, 32 KB].
The Commissioner will now consider the request and make a recommendation to Council whether to accept, accept in part, or reject the request.
Update 9 February 2021
A hearing in relation to this plan change request was held at the West Melton Community and Recreation Centre on 9 February 2021. The Commissioner will now consider the request and make a recommendation to Council whether to accept, accept in part, or reject the request.
Update 21 January 2021
As per the Commissioner's Hearing Minute circulated on 10 December 2020, the applicant’s expert evidence is now available for viewing.
Update 24 December 2020
The Commissioner's Hearing Minute [PDF, 40 KB] circulated on 10 December 2020 requested that expert evidence be pre-circulated at set times.
As per the Commissioners Hearing Minute, the following Officer's S42A report has been prepared and circulated to submitters and the Commissioner for consideration at the hearing.
Updated 14 December 2020
A hearing in relation to this plan change request will be held at the West Melton Community and Recreation Centre on Tuesday 9 February 2021, commencing at 9am.
Updated 16 September 2020
Council has received an update to their submission from NZTA, which can be viewed here:
Council has also received a response to its 14 August 2019 request for further information. The response can be viewed here:
Council will now arrange a hearing date. Submitters who have indicated that they wish to be heard will be advised of hearing details in due course.
Updated 26 August 2019
Council has requested additional information from the applicant, in response to matters raised in submissions. The request can be viewed here:
Once the Council is satisfied that it has adequate information, a hearing date will be set.
Updated 25 June 2019
Further submissions closed
Further submissions closed on Thursday 20 June 2019 at 5pm. One further submission was received, which can be viewed below.
Updated 05 June 2019
The availability of the summary of the submissions received, along with a copy of the original submissions, was publicly notified on 5 June 2019.
Further submissions may only be lodged by the following:
(a) Any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest; and
(b) Any person that has an interest in the plan change greater than the interest the public has; and
(c) The local authority itself
Further submissions must be limited to matters either in support of or in opposition to an original submission made on Plan Change 59. This must be in writing and in accordance with Form 6, which is available below or from any Council Service Centre.
Further Submissions must be served on Selwyn District Council in one of the following ways:
Posted to: Planning Department, Selwyn District Council, PO Box 90, Rolleston 7643
Delivered to: A Council service centre in Darfield, Leeston, Lincoln or Rolleston.
Faxed to: (03) 347 2799 (if you fax your submission please post or deliver a copy to the details above)
Emailed to: email@example.com
Electronically: Through the website, below
A person who makes a further submission must serve a copy of it on the person who lodged the original submission no later than 5 working days after a copy is provided to Selwyn District Council.
The closing date for further submissions on Plan Change 59 is 5pm THURSDAY 20 JUNE 2019.
Submissions in full
Updated 08 April 2019
Public Submissions on Plan Change 59 closed at 5pm on Thursday 4 April 2019. The submissions are currently being summarised, and the submissions and summary will be made publicly available in due course.
Updated 05 March 2019
Plan Change 59 was accepted for notification at Council’s meeting of 13 February 2019.
Council Agenda [PDF, 9597 KB] (report on page 103)
The Plan Change was publicly notified in the Selwyn Times newspaper on 5 March 2019.
Any person may make a submission in support of or opposition to the plan change, or any part of it. Submissions close at 5pm on Thursday 4 April 2019.
Submissions may be made through the website (this can include uploading attachments) or you can download and print the PDF submission form.
Submissions not lodged through the website can be:
Posted to: Selwyn District Council, PO Box 90, Rolleston 7643
Emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faxed to 347-2799
After 4 April 2019, submissions will be summarised and made available to the public.
Updated 12 November 2018
This application is currently being reviewed to ensure the information is adequate for public notification. Once this has been completed and any required information received it will be taken to Council to be considered for notification. If Council decides to accept the Plan Change it will be publicly notified and opened to submission.
Request for further information
Council request for further information [PDF, 141 KB] 28 November 2018
The Plan Change request consists of the following documents:
Application broken into component parts:
Planning assessment [PDF, 692 KB] (s32 report)
If you have any questions, please contact Rachael Carruthers, Strategy and Policy Planner, on (03) 347-2833 or email email@example.com