Operative as of 7 September 2022.

CURRENT STATUS: Operative as of 7 September 2022

See where this fits in the overall plan change process [PDF, 419 KB].

About the private plan change

On 10 December 2020 Yoursection Limited lodged a private plan change request with the Council. The request seeks to change the Operative Selwyn District Plan by rezoning approximately 24 hectares of rural land in Rolleston to residential land. This would enable approximately 280 residential sites.

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.

About the Variation - further submission consultation has now closed

Summary of submissions on the mandatory variations to the Proposed Selwyn District Plan and various private plan changes was notified on 7 November 2022.

The further submission period closed at 5pm Friday 18 November 2022.

Background

On 20 August the Council notified Variation 1 to Plan Change 75 to the Operative District Plan. This variation is required by the Government’s new building intensification rules to allow for more housing and at greater heights in relevant residential areas.

The submission period was open until 16 September 2022..

Supporting documents

Map showing the affected land

Update 7 September 2022

Plan Change operative as of 7 September 2022.

Certificate of Approval [PDF, 114 KB]

Update 31 August 2022

The period for lodging appeals on Private Plan Change 75 ended on Thursday 9 June 2022, and no appeals were received. The provisions of Private Plan Change 75 will therefore become fully operative on 7 September 2022.

Operative Public Notice [PDF, 31 KB]

Update 10 June 2022

The period for lodging appeals on Private Plan Change 75 ended on Thursday 9 June 2022, and no appeals were received.

Update 27 April 2022

At its meeting on 13 April 2022, 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 75 as its formal decision, and approve the plan change request. This decision will be publicly notified on 27 April 2022, providing an opportunity for parties involved in Plan Change 75 to lodge an appeal against the decision. A copy of the public notice is below.

Public Notice of Council Decision [PDF, 29 KB]

Update 14 April 2022

At its meeting on 13 April 2022, the Council considered the recommendation of the Commissioner in relation to the plan change request. See pages 247-295.

Council resolved at this meeting to accept the Commissioner's recommendation on the plan change as its formal decision, and approve the plan change request.

In accordance with the requirements of the Resource Management Act, this decision will be publicly notified in due course.

Council Agenda 13 April 2022

Update 22 March 2022

Council has received the Commissioner's recommendation in relation to PC75. Council will consider this recommendation at a forthcoming meeting of Council.

Recommendation by Commissioner David Caldwell - 14 March 2022 [PDF, 623 KB]
Appendix A - Plan Amendments - Schedule of amendments to the Selwyn District Plan [PDF, 903 KB]
Appendix B - Summary of Submissions [PDF, 723 KB]

Update 10 January 2022

The Hearing Commissioner has issued Minute 5 [PDF, 76 KB] relating to procedural matters arising from the Resource Management (enabling housing supply and other matters) Act.

Update 22 December 2021

In response to the Commissioners Minute 4 [PDF, 70 KB] we have received the following responses on the impact of the Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill on the plan change.

Christchurch City Council & Canterbury Regional Council [PDF, 146 KB]
Yoursection Limited [PDF, 112 KB]
Selwyn District Council  [PDF, 165 KB]

Update 17 December 2021

The Hearing Commissioner has issued Minute 4 [PDF, 70 KB] seeking comment on the impact of the Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill on the plan change. Any comment is to be provided no later than 5pm Tuesday 21 December 2021.

Update 30 November 2021

The Commissioner has provided Minute 3 for closure of the Plan Change 75 hearing, formally closing the hearing as at 29 November 2021.

Commissioner Minute - Hearing Closure [PDF, 63 KB]

Update 9 November 2021

The Hearing Commissioner has issued Minute 2 [PDF, 15 KB] regarding his intention to undertake a visit of the plan change site and wider Rolleston environs.

Update 8 November 2021

Following the hearing on Wednesday 3 November 2021, the following amended ODP was provided by the applicant.

Amended ODP [PDF, 444 KB]

Update 3 November 2021

The following documents were tabled at the hearing:

Kerry Watson on Behalf of Yoursection Limited - Applicant [PDF, 77 KB]
John Bannock - Infrastructure [PDF, 83 KB]
Victor Mthamo - Versatile Soils [PDF, 100 KB]
Fraser Colegrave - Economics [PDF, 73 KB]
David Compton-Moen - Urban Design and Landscape  [PDF, 90 KB]
Andrew Metherell - Transport  [PDF, 117 KB]
Kim Seaton - Planning [PDF, 490 KB]

Council - Officer Summary Evidence Statement [PDF, 446 KB]

Update 2 November 2021

The following summary statement, prepared by the various experts for Council is provided ahead of the hearing on Wednesday 3 November 2021. The purpose of this statement is to summarise the positions of the experts on the evidence received and to provide an update to the recommendations in the s42a report, pending any further evidence that is presented at the hearing.

Officer Summary Evidence Statement [PDF, 446 KB]

Update 27 October 2021

As per the Commissioners Hearing Minute circulated on 10 September 2021, the submitter's evidence is now available for viewing.

Submitter Evidence - MON Group Ltd. - Planning Evidence [PDF, 1341 KB]
Submitter Evidence - MON Group Ltd. - Traffic Evidence [PDF, 976 KB]

Update 18 October 2021

As per the Commissioner's Hearing Minute circulated on 10 September 2021, the applicant’s expert evidence is now available for viewing.

Statement of Evidence - Andrew Metherell (Traffic) [PDF, 1130 KB]
Statement of Evidence - Fraser Colegrave (Economics) [PDF, 1061 KB]
Statement of Evidence - Kerry Watson (Applicant) [PDF, 1592 KB]
Statement of Evidence - Kim Seaton (Planning) [PDF, 614 KB]
Statement of Evidence - David Compton Moen (Landscape) [PDF, 1906 KB]
Statement of Evidence - John Bannock (Infrastructure) [PDF, 551 KB]
Statement of Evidence - Victor Mthamo (Versatile Soils)   [PDF, 106 KB]

Update 8 October 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, to be held on Wednesday, 3rd November at the Selwyn Sports Centre, 70 Broadlands Drive, Rolleston.

S42A Report [PDF, 1540 KB]
Appendix 3 Infrastructure Evidence [PDF, 2245 KB]
Appendix 4 Transport Evidence [PDF, 2398 KB]
Appendix 5 Urban Design Evidence [PDF, 476 KB]
Appendix 6 Geotech Peer Review [PDF, 165 KB]
Appendix 7 Growth Planning Technical Memo [PDF, 501 KB]

Update 10 September 2021

A Commissioner has been appointed and a hearing is to be held at the Selwyn Sports Centre, 70 Broadlands Drive, Rolleston on 3rd November 2021 to consider the application.

The Commissioner's Hearing Minute [PDF, 20 KB] circulated on 10 September 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 11 October 2021.

Update 29 July 2021

The period for further submissions closed on 28 July 2021. No further submissions were received.

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.

Update 14 July 2021 - Further Submissions

The original submissions have been summarised and are open for further submissions until 5pm, Wednesday 28 July 2021. The period for further submissions was publicly notified in the Selwyn Times 14 July 2021.

Public Notice [PDF, 37 KB]

Summary of Submissions (Important note: When viewing the Summary of Submissions online, please make sure you use a computer, laptop or tablet. The Summary of Submissions does not work when using your mobile phone.)
Submitter’s Contact Details [PDF, 15 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 75. 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 (Submissions closed) (Important note: When making a submission online, please make sure you use a computer, laptop or tablet. The online submission form does not work when using your mobile phone.)
PDF Submission Form 6 (Submissions closed)

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: submissions@selwyn.govt.nz
Faxed to 347-2799

Update 14 June 2021 - Submissions Received

6 submissions were received in relation to PC75 and can be viewed below. The summary of submissions, and period for further submissions, will be notified in due course.

PC75-0001 Scott Loeffler [PDF, 548 KB]
PC75-0002 Withdrawn
PC75-0003 Robert Brian Wynn-Williams [PDF, 620 KB]
PC75-0004 Carole Greenfield [PDF, 576 KB]
PC75-0005 Christchurch City Council [PDF, 1232 KB]
PC75-0006 PC number not allocated
PC75-0007 MON Group Ltd [PDF, 3653 KB]
PC75-0008 PC number not allocated
PC75-0009 PC number not allocated
PC75-0010 Canterbury Regional Council - Environment Canterbury [PDF, 1816 KB]

Update 3 June 2021 - Submissions Closed

Public submissions on Plan change request 75 closed at 5pm on Wednesday 2 June 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 5 May 2021 - Public Notification

Plan Change 75 was accepted for notification at Council’s meeting on 24 March 2021.

The Plan Change will be publicly notified in the Selwyn Times newspaper on 5 May 2021.

Public Notice [PDF, 412 KB]

Any person may make a submission in support of or opposition to the plan change, or any part of it. Submissions close at 5pm Wednesday 2 June 2021.

Online Submission Form 5 (Submissions closed)
(Important note: when making a submission online, please make sure you use a computer, laptop or tablet. The online submission form does not work when using your mobile phone.)

PDF Submission Form 5 (Submissions closed)

Submissions may be made through the website or you can download and print the PDF submission form. Supporting documents and images should be emailed to Council, where possible, using the Submitter ID as a reference.

Submissions not lodged through the website can be:

Posted to: Selwyn District Council, PO Box 90, Rolleston 7643
Emailed to: submissions@selwyn.govt.nz
Faxed to 347-2799

After 2 June 2021, submissions will be summarised and made available to the public.

Update 3 May 2021 - Amended Application

The plan change application has been amended to incorporate the further information requested. The following documents supersede the original application documents received.

Private Plan Change Request - Yoursection Limited [PDF, 1217 KB]
Appendix A - Infrastructure Assessment [PDF, 746 KB]
Appendix B - Geotechnical Assessment [PDF, 5065 KB]
Appendix C - Preliminary Site Investigation Report [PDF, 3977 KB]
Appendix D - Integrated Transport Assessment [PDF, 7703 KB]
Appendix E - Landscape and Urban Design Assessment [PDF, 4420 KB]
Appendix F - Additional NPD-UD Assessment [PDF, 266 KB]
Appendix G - Evidence of Landowners Support [PDF, 258 KB]
Appendix H - Additional Assessment of Proposed District Plan [PDF, 297 KB]

Update 25 March 2021

Council considered if the plan change application should be accepted for notification at its meeting on 24 March 2021.

Report to Council [PDF, 455 KB]

Plan Change 75 was accepted for notification at Council’s meeting of 24 March 2021.

Update 12 February 2021

In response to Council’s request dated 27 January 2021, the following response was received on 11 February 2021. The response is currently being reviewed to ensure that the matters raised in the request for further information have been satisfactorily addressed.

Applicant response to Council's further information request [PDF, 9141 KB]
Urban Design, Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment UDLVIA Figures [PDF, 4379 KB]
Urban Design, Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment - Falcons Extension Plan Change UDLVIA [PDF, 272 KB]

Update 27 January 2021

The application has been reviewed and a request for further information was issued on 27 January 2021.

Further information requested [PDF, 1223 KB]

Update 14 December 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 submissions.

Application:

The Plan Change request consists of the following documents:

Application for Private Plan Change Request in a single file [PDF, 12006 KB]

Application broken into component parts:

Private Plan Change Request - Yoursection Limited [PDF, 113 KB]
Attachment 1 - Certificates of Title [PDF, 250 KB]
Attachment 2 - Proposed Outline Development Plan [PDF, 161 KB]
Attachment 3 - Section 32 Evaluation [PDF, 463 KB]
Appendix A - Infrastructure Assessment  [PDF, 570 KB]
Appendix B - Geotechnical Assessment [PDF, 2189 KB]
Appendix C - Preliminary Site Investigation  [PDF, 2939 KB]
Appendix D - Integrated Transport Assessment  [PDF, 2300 KB]
Appendix E - Landscape and Urban Design Assessment [PDF, 3533 KB]

Contact

For further information contact the team on 0800 SELWYN (735 996) or email contactus@selwyn.govt.nz