Private plan change request 66: rezone approx. 27 hectares in Rolleston
CURRENT STATUS: Operative as of 11 February 2022.
See where this fits in the overall plan change process [PDF, 419 KB].
About the private plan change
On 8 October 2020 Rolleston Industrial Developments Limited lodged a private plan change request with Council. The request seeks to change the Operative Selwyn District Plan by rezoning approximately 27 hectares of rural land to industrial zone.
On this page you can find all the information on the plan change request, including material that has been made available at each stage of the application process.
Map showing the proposed site
Update 11 February 2022
Plan Change operative as of 11 February 2022.
Update 2 February 2022
The period for lodging appeals on Private Plan Change 66 ended on Tuesday 20 January 2022, and no appeals were received. The provisions of Private Plan Change 66 will therefore become fully operative on 11 February 2022.
Operative Public Notice [PDF, 24 KB]
Update 8 November 2021
In his recommendation of 22 October 2021, the Commissioner recommended that the Council approve Plan Change 66 as set out in Appendix A of the recommendation. At its meeting on 3 November 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 66 as its formal decision. This will be notified in due course.
Council Meeting Agenda 3 November 2021 [PDF, 3741 KB] (officer's report starting on p56)
Update 11 October 2021
The applicant exercised their right of reply on 25 August 2021, and the Commissioner closed the hearing on 4 October 2021. The right of reply comprises:
Closing legal submissions [PDF, 1797 KB]
Appendix 1 - Memorandum of counsel - Written response to panel questions from hearing [PDF, 5814 KB]
Final rules package [PDF, 166 KB]
Amended ODP for hearing flood hazard [PDF, 160 KB]
Having considered the information provided, the Commissioner has concluded that no additional information is required from any of the hearing participants, and so closed the hearing on 4 October 2021.
Commissioner Minute - Hearing Closure [PDF, 61 KB]
The Commissioner will now consider the plan change request and make a recommendation to Council.
Update 27 August 2021
The Applicant has provided the following post hearing documentation:
Rolleston Industrial Developments Limited Closing legal submissions [PDF, 1797 KB]
Appendix 1 Memorandum of Counsel [PDF, 5814 KB]
Amended Outline Development Plan -flood hazard [PDF, 160 KB]
Rules package [PDF, 52 KB]
Update 13 August 2021
The commissioner has issued Minute 3 stating he intends to undertake a site visit on 17 August 2021 and directing the applicants right of reply must be provided 5pm Friday 20 August.
Update 6 August 2021
Further documentation received
PC66-0009 Ministry of Education has provided a letter to be tabled at the hearing [PDF, 133 KB]
PC66-0002 Simon Thomas has provided a letter to be tabled at the hearing [PDF, 120 KB]
Update 4 August 2021
The hearing for Plan change 66 will be held on Monday 9 August commencing at 9am in the Council Chambers of the Selwyn District Council, 2 Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston.
Update 3 August 2021
The Commissioner has issued Minute 2 [PDF, 109 KB] which addresses 4 issues:
(a) CRC evidence;
(b) Advice from Lyttelton Port Company Limited (LPC) that it does not intend to present evidence or appear at the hearing;
(c) The need for those contributing to the Officer’s Report to attend hearing; and
(d) A disclosure which is made for reasons of transparency.
Please read the Minute for further information.
Update 2 August 2021
As per Commissioner's Hearing Minute circulated 18 June 2021, submitter's evidence is now available for viewing.
Evidence PC66-0007 Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) - Nicholas Griffiths [PDF, 266 KB]
Other evidence PC66-0003 Davina Penny [PDF, 344 KB] (updated 5 August 2021)
Update 23 July 2021
As per the Commissioner's Hearing Minute circulated on 18 June 2021, the applicant’s expert evidence is now available for viewing.
Evidence of Anne Wilkins - Landscape [PDF, 525 KB]
Evidence of Kim Seaton - Planning [PDF, 451 KB]
Evidence of Michael Copeland - Economics [PDF, 299 KB]
Evidence of Nicholas Fuller - Traffic [PDF, 365 KB]
Evidence of Nick O'Styke - Industrial land [PDF, 160 KB]
Evidence of Sam Staite - Industrial land [PDF, 175 KB]
Evidence of Tim Carter - Company [PDF, 379 KB]
Evidence of Tim McLeod - Senior civil engineer [PDF, 251 KB]
Evidence of Victor Mthamo - Versatile soils [PDF, 798 KB]
Update 22 July 2021
As per the Commissioner's Hearing Minute circulated on 18 June 2021, the following letter was received from Lyttelton Port Company.
Letter to the Commissioner from Lyttelton Port Company [PDF, 224 KB]
Update 16 July 2021
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.
S42A report [PDF, 1379 KB]
Servicing Report [PDF, 1591 KB]
Transport Report [PDF, 471 KB]
Landscape Peer Review Part A [PDF, 204 KB]
Landscape Peer Review Part B [PDF, 88 KB]Economic Peer Review [PDF, 1665 KB]
Update 14 July 2021
The Applicant proposes the following amendment to the proposed plan change request:
Further rule amendment to transport [PDF, 115 KB]
Update 18 June 2021
A Commissioner has been appointed and a hearing is to be held at the Council Chambers of Selwyn District Council, 2 Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston on 9 August 2021, with 10 August 2021 a standby date (if a second day is needed) to consider the application.
The Commissioner's Hearing Minute [PDF, 18 KB] circulated on 18 June 2021 requested that expert evidence be pre-circulated at set times.
The Officer's report is currently being prepared and will be available to view on 16 July 2021.
26 May 2021
The Applicant proposes several changes to the current plan change proposal:
Amendments in response to Submissions [PDF, 357 KB]
Update 19 April 2021
The period for further submissions closed on Friday 16 April 2021. Two further submissions were received, which can be viewed below.
The next steps will be to determine if any further information is required in response to the matters raised in submissions, and to schedule a hearing.
PC66-0013 Voyna Crofts [PDF, 1237 KB]
PC66-0014 Sam Carrick [PDF, 2092 KB]
Update 31 March 2021 - Further Submissions
The original submissions have been summarised and are open for further submissions until 5pm, Friday 16 April 2021. The period for further submissions was publicly notified in the Selwyn Times on 31 March 2021.
Public Notice [PDF, 32 KB]
Summary of Submissions [PDF, 77 KB]
Further submissions may only be lodged by any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest or that has an interest in the plan change greater than the interest the public has, or by 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 66. 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 and a copy must be provided to the person who made the original submission no later than 5 working days after a further submission is provided to Council.
Online Submission Form 6 unavailable (submissions are now closed)
PDF Submission Form 6 [PDF, 76 KB]
Further submissions may be made through the website (this can include uploading attachments) or you can download and print the PDF further submission form.
Further 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
Update 9 March 2021 - Submissions Received
10 submissions were received in relation to PC66 and can be viewed below. The summary of submissions, and period for further submissions, will be notified in due course.
PC66-0002 Simon Fraser Thomas [PDF, 61 KB]
PC66-0003 Davina Penny [PDF, 615 KB]
PC66-0004 L.J. & C.M. Manion [PDF, 31 KB]
PC66-0005 Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency [PDF, 770 KB] SUBMISSION WITHDRAWN 23 JUNE 2021
PC66-0006 Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) [PDF, 152 KB]
PC66-0007 Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) [PDF, 748 KB]
PC66-0008 Lyttelton Port Company Limited [PDF, 180 KB]
PC66-0009 Ministry of Education [PDF, 188 KB]
PC66-0010 Carole Greenfield [PDF, 2015 KB]
PC66-0012 Pinedale and Kintyre Enterprises [PDF, 2270 KB] SUBMISSION WITHDRAWN 2 JULY 2021
Update 26 February 2021 - Submissions Closed
Public submissions on Plan change request 66 closed at 5pm on Thursday 25 February 2021. The submissions will be made publicly available in due course. Once submissions have been summarised, the period for further submissions will be notified.
Update 27 January 2021 - Public Notification
Plan Change 66 was accepted for notification at Council’s meeting on 9 December 2020.
The Plan Change was publicly notified in the Selwyn Times newspaper on 27 January 2021.
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 25 February 2021.
Online Submission Form 5 unavailable (submissions are now closed)
PDF Submission Form 5 [PDF, 442 KB]
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: email@example.com
Faxed to 347-2799
After 25 February 2021, submissions will be summarised and made available to the public.
Update 10 December 2020
Council considered if the plan change application should be accepted for notification at its meeting on 9 December 2020.
Report to Council [PDF, 382 KB]
Plan Change 66 was accepted for notification at Council’s meeting of 9 December 2020.
Update 16 November 2020
In response to Council’s request dated 4 November 2020, the following material was received in response. The matters raised in the request for further information were satisfactorily addressed.
Applicant response to Council's request for further information [PDF, 82 KB]
WSP Wastewater Capacity Assessment Memorandum [PDF, 2399 KB]
WSP Water Supply Capacity Assessment Memorandum [PDF, 818 KB]
Economic Effects Report revised 6 November 2020 [PDF, 227 KB]
Amended S32 Report [PDF, 685 KB]
Design Advice Memo [PDF, 427 KB]
Dairy Hub Landscape and Visual Assessment [PDF, 13995 KB]
Supplementary Economic Information 31 October 2020 [PDF, 167 KB]
Updated 4 November 2020
The application has been reviewed and a request for further information was issued on 4 November 2020.
Further information requested [PDF, 474 KB]
Update 13 October 2020
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.
The Plan Change request consists of the following documents:
Due to the size of the Application, it has been broken into component parts:
Private Plan Change request - Rolleston Industrial Developments Limited [PDF, 1078 KB]
Appendix A - Infrastructure Report [PDF, 249 KB]
Appendix B - Integrated Traffic Assessment [PDF, 2535 KB]
Appendix C - Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment [PDF, 13735 KB]
Appendix D - Economic Assessment [PDF, 256 KB]
Appendix E - Rūnanga Consultation [PDF, 237 KB]
For further information contact the team on 0800 SELWYN (735 996) or email firstname.lastname@example.org