CURRENT STATUS: Council makes decision (approve/decline)

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

About the private plan change

On 29 October 2020 Rolleston Industrial Developments Limited lodged a private plan change request with the Council. The request seeks a change to the Operative Selwyn District Plan by rezoning approximately 190 hectares of current rural land in Lincoln to residential land. This would enable approximately 2000 residential sites and a small commercial 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 1 December 2021 

The Commissioner has issued Minute No. 3 [PDF, 113 KB] which addressing the following:

  1. The Commissioner intention to undertake a site visit on Thursday 2 December;
  2. A request to provide those submitters who identified concern around reverse sensitivity with the Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Pond in their submissions with the opportunity to comment on the response proposed to this during the hearing by the applicant. In this regard, all submitters who identified this as a matter of concern in their original submissions will be contacted directly and invited to make further comment if they wish.
  3. Further comment received from Ms. Carrick [PDF, 39 KB], an original submitter, during the hearing proceedings.

Update 26 November 2021 - Hearing Day 5

The following Council summary statements were tabled at today's hearing (Hearing Day 5) to be considered by the Commissioner:

Greg Burrell - Aquatic Ecology [PDF, 114 KB]
Tim Morris - Land Engineering [PDF, 636 KB]
Murray England - Infrastructure [PDF, 557 KB]
Chris Bender - Odour [PDF, 181 KB]
Hugh Nicholson - Urban Design [PDF, 12660 KB]
Mat Collins - Transport [PDF, 382 KB]
Nick Boyes - Planning  [PDF, 253 KB]
Nick Boyes - Attachment One - Adderley Head [PDF, 268 KB]

At the commencement of proceedings today (Hearing Day 5), the applicant has provided the following amended Outline Development Plan and associated text, as well as proposed amendments to existing provisions within the Operative District Plan

Amended Outline Development Plan - Text [PDF, 522 KB]
Amended Outline Development Plan - Map [PDF, 686 KB]

The following submitter documents were tabled at day four of the hearing to be considered by the Commissioner:

Anita Wreford [PDF, 488 KB]
Kathleen Liberty [PDF, 433 KB]
Nancy Borrie  [PDF, 694 KB]
Alastair Ross [PDF, 953 KB]
Verdeco Park Community - Brie Liberty  [PDF, 97 KB]
Tania & Charles Hefer [PDF, 419 KB]
Roger McLenaghan [PDF, 218 KB]
Ivan Thompson on behalf of Manmeet Singh [PDF, 273 KB]
Cathy Nieuwenhuijsen Odour evidence provided alongside submission of Manmeet Singh [PDF, 84 KB]
Ann Judson-Farr [PDF, 119 KB]
Tyler Watson [PDF, 8976 KB]

Update 25 November 2021 - Hearing Day 4

The following submitter documents were tabled at day three of the hearing to be considered by the Commissioner:

Associate Professor Peter Almond [PDF, 1362 KB]
Associate Professor Timothy Curran [PDF, 657 KB]
Professor Keith Cameron  [PDF, 2915 KB]
Susan & John Prendergast [PDF, 829 KB]
Bruce Gemmell, Terry Hughes & Patricia Coffin  - Text [PDF, 298 KB]
Bruce Gemmell, Terry Hughes & Patricia Coffin  - PowerPoint Presentation [PDF, 177 KB]

Update 24 November 2021 - Hearing Day 3

The following submitter documents were tabled at day three of the hearing by Christchurch City Council and Canterbury Regional Council to be considered by the Commissioner:

Legal Submission from Christchurch City Council and Canterbury Regional Council [PDF, 266 KB]
Marcus Langman - Planning [PDF, 167 KB]
Philippa Aitchison-Earl - Groundwater Evidence [PDF, 146 KB]

Further submitter evidence from day three of the hearing will be uploaded in due course as we receive it.

Due to submitters no longer wishing to be heard we have revised the hearing schedule [PDF, 22 KB] for the duration of the hearing.

Update 24 November 2021 - Hearing Day 3

The following documents were tabled at day three of the hearing by the applicant:

Bas Veendrick - Hydrology [PDF, 273 KB]
Mark Taylor - Ecology [PDF, 170 KB]
Laura Drummond - Ecology [PDF, 149 KB]
Jeremy Phillips - Planning [PDF, 847 KB]
Amended Outline Development Plan Text [PDF, 755 KB]

Update 23 November 2021 - Hearing Day 2

The following documents were tabled at day two of the hearing by the applicant:

Dave Smith - Traffic Modelling [PDF, 304 KB]
Nick Fuller - Transport [PDF, 345 KB]
Katherine McCusker - Versatile Soils [PDF, 525 KB]
Tim McLeod - Civil Engineer [PDF, 164 KB]
Eoghan O'Neil - Flooding/ Stormwater [PDF, 86 KB]
Cathy Nieuwenhuijsen - Odour [PDF, 616 KB]
Donovan Van Kekem - Odour [PDF, 137 KB]
David Compton-Moen - Urban Design & Landscape [PDF, 143 KB]
Nicole Lauenstein - Urban Design [PDF, 175 KB]

The following submitter documents were tabled at day two of the hearing to be considered by the Commissioner:

Ministry of Education [PDF, 182 KB]

Update 23 November 2021 - Hearing Day 2

Due to changes in availability there has been a revision in the hearing schedule [PDF, 23 KB] with a change in order for the applicant's speakers and the inclusion of additional submitters.

Update 22 November 2021 - Hearing Day 1

The following documents were tabled at day one of the hearing by the applicant:

Opening Applicant Legal Submission - Jo Appleyard [PDF, 331 KB]
Tim Carter - Applicant [PDF, 140 KB]
Chris Jones - Real Estate [PDF, 145 KB]
Gary Sellars - Registered Valuer [PDF, 181 KB]
Fraser Colegrave - Economics [PDF, 146 KB]
Greg Akehurst -  Economics [PDF, 151 KB]
Mike Copeland - Economics [PDF, 140 KB]
Paul Farrelly - Greenhouse Gas Emissions [PDF, 230 KB]
Chris Thompson - Geotechnical [PDF, 140 KB]
Outline Development Plan - South Lincoln [PDF, 182 KB]
ODP - South Lincoln Map [PDF, 666 KB]

Update 19 November 2021

Hearing of submissions on Private Plan Change 69 is livestreamed on Council's YouTube channel.

Update 18 November 2021

As per the Commissioners Minute 2 [PDF, 72 KB] circulated on 17 November 2021, direction has been given regarding the Hearing Schedule [PDF, 23 KB].

Update 11 November 2021

As per the Commissioner’s Hearing Minute circulated on 23 September 2021, the following evidence and/or material has been provided by submitters:

Nancy Borrie [PDF, 1199 KB]
Professor Keith Cameron [PDF, 1903 KB]
Sam Bridgman-Smith [PDF, 547 KB]
Peter Almond  [PDF, 1508 KB]
Marcus Langman on Behalf of CCC and CRC [PDF, 641 KB]
Philippa Aitchison-Earl on Behalf of CCC and CRC [PDF, 517 KB]
Manmeet Singh - Planning Evidence [PDF, 1148 KB]
Manmeet Singh - Odour Evidence  [PDF, 415 KB]

Update 5 November 2021

As per the Commissioner's Hearing Minute circulated on 23 September 2021, the applicant’s expert evidence is now available for viewing.

Bas Veendrick - Hydrology [PDF, 19078 KB]
Cathy Nieuwenhuijsen - Odour [PDF, 391 KB] (updated version including Appendix A)
Chris Thompson - Geotechnical [PDF, 126 KB]
Chris Jones - Real estate [PDF, 161 KB]
David Smith - Traffic Modelling [PDF, 1743 KB]
David Compton-Moen - Urban design and landscape [PDF, 9734 KB]
Donovan Van Kekem - Odour [PDF, 157 KB]
Eoghan O'Neil - Flooding / stormwater [PDF, 486 KB]
Fraser Colegrave - Economics [PDF, 1254 KB]
Gary Sellars - Registered valuer [PDF, 286 KB]
Greg Akehurst - Economics [PDF, 1387 KB]
Jeremy Phillips - Planning [PDF, 2598 KB]
Katherine McCusker - Versatile soils [PDF, 11792 KB]
Laura Drummond - Ecology [PDF, 8191 KB]
Mark Taylor - Ecology [PDF, 425 KB]
Michael Copeland - Economics [PDF, 305 KB]
Nicholas Fuller - Transport [PDF, 4562 KB]
Nicole Lauenstein - Urban design [PDF, 236 KB]
Paul Farrelly - Greenhouse gas emissions [PDF, 404 KB]
Timothy Carter - Company [PDF, 156 KB]
Tim McLeod - Civil Engineer [PDF, 1185 KB]

Update 28 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.

Section 42a Report [PDF, 1179 KB]
Appendix A - Geotech Peer Review [PDF, 328 KB]
Appendix B - Land Contamination Review [PDF, 75 KB]
Appendix C - Land Engineering Review [PDF, 781 KB]
Appendix D - Development Engineering Technical Memo [PDF, 117 KB]
Appendix E - Aquatic Ecology Review [PDF, 219 KB]
Appendix F - Infrastructure Review Report [PDF, 1892 KB]
Appendix G - Odour Peer Review  [PDF, 355 KB]
Appendix H - Open Space Greenspace Review [PDF, 181 KB]
Appendix I - Urban Design Review [PDF, 1882 KB]
Appendix J - Transportation Review [PDF, 1353 KB]
Appendix K - Growth Capacity Report [PDF, 499 KB]

Update 26 October 2021

The Selwyn District Council is offering a ‘Friend of the Submitter’ service to help submitters prepare for the hearing for Private Plan Change Request 69. The ‘Friend of the Submitter’ is an independent planning consultant that is available to provide free guidance only and cannot act on behalf of any submitter nor advocate any view on this private plan change request.

The Friend of the Submitter is Liz White and her contact details are:
Email address: liz@lwp.co.nz

Any submitter who is either intending to call expert evidence on their behalf, or who intends to provide evidence as an expert, must provide briefs of evidence to the Council in an electronic form by no later than Thursday 11 November 2021.

Update 23 September 2021

A Commissioner has been appointed and a hearing is to be held at the Tai Tapu Community Centre, 722 Old Tai Tapu Road, Tai Tapu from Monday 22 November 2021 to Friday 26 November 2021, to consider the application.

The Commissioner's Hearing Minute circulated on 23 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 28 October 2021.

Update 21 September 2021

Following the close of further submissions earlier this month, Council has become aware that further submissions made via its SummitUp submissions platform were not released through to staff for attention. As such, the following further submission(s) were not included in the earlier update advising that further submissions were available to view. For clarity, the submission(s) below were received prior to the close of the further submission period and should not to be considered as late.  Further, these submissions should be considered alongside the further submissions previously notified.

PC69-0037 FS Professor Keith C Cameron [PDF, 535 KB]
PC69-0264 FS Christchurch - Little River Railtrail Trust [PDF, 535 KB]
PC69-0265 FS Don Babe [PDF, 535 KB]
PC69-0266 FS Theresa Kortegast [PDF, 20 KB]

Update 9 September 2021

The period for further submissions closed on Wednesday 8 September 2021. Three further submissions were received, which can be viewed below.

PC69-0123 FS - Tracey MacLeod & Nicki Turner [PDF, 596 KB]
PC69-0243 FS - Ministry of Education [PDF, 736 KB]
PC69-0251 FS - Susan & John Prendergast [PDF, 533 KB]

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 25 August 2021  - Further Submissions

The original submissions have been summarised and are open for further submissions until 5pm, Wednesday 8 September 2021. The period for further submissions was publicly notified in the Selwyn Times 25 August 2021.

Public Notice [PDF, 416 KB]

Summary of Submissions

Submitter’s Contact Details  [PDF, 45 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 69. 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)
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

Update 25 August 2021  - Further Submissions

The original submissions have been summarised and are open for further submissions until 5pm, Wednesday 8 September 2021. The period for further submissions was publicly notified in the Selwyn Times 25 August 2021.

Public Notice [PDF, 416 KB]

Summary of Submissions
Submitter’s Contact Details  [PDF, 45 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 69. 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)
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

Update 23 June 2021 - Submissions Received

255 submissions were received in relation to PC69 and can be viewed online at Summit Up. (Important note: when viewing submissions online, please make sure you use a computer, laptop or tablet.

The summary of submissions, and period for further submissions, will be notified in due course.

Update 11 June 2021 - Submissions Closed

Public submissions on Plan change request 69 closed at 5pm on Thursday 10 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  12 May 2021 - Re-notification

Following the notification of Private Plan Change 69 (PC69) on Wednesday 28 April 2021, Selwyn District Council was made aware of a minor error in the public notice regarding the site area (notified as 186ha). As a consequence, the Council is re-notifing the request to avoid any issues that this error may cause to further processes, and has extended the period for submissions until 10 June 2021.

The Plan Change re-notification was publicly notified in the Selwyn Times newspaper on 12 May 2021.

Public Notice [PDF, 35 KB]

Any person may make a submission in support of or opposition to the plan change, or any part of it.  The closing date for submissions on this plan change request has been extended until 5PM Thursday 10 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 online form 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 10 June 2021, submissions will be summarised and made available to the public.

Update 28 April 2021 - Public Notification

Plan Change 69 was accepted for notification at Council’s meeting on 24 March 2021.

The Plan Change was publicly notified in the Selwyn Times newspaper on 28 April 2021.

Public Notice [PDF, 413 KB]

Please see re-notification above for submission closing details.

Update 7 April 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 - Rolleston Industrial Developments Limited [PDF, 9350 KB]
Appendix A - Infrastructure Assessment [PDF, 7084 KB]
Appendix B - Geotechnical Assessment  [PDF, 6387 KB]
Appendix C - Preliminary Site Investigation Report [PDF, 10162 KB]
Appendix D - Integrated Transport Assessment  [PDF, 9138 KB]
Appendix E - Landscape and Urban Design Assessment   [PDF, 5925 KB]
Appendix F - Ecological Assessment  [PDF, 3483 KB]
Appendix G - Economic Assessment  [PDF, 262 KB]
Appendix H - Odour Assessment   [PDF, 333 KB]
Appendix I - Mahaanui Kurataiao Ltd Statement [PDF, 449 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, 1281 KB]

Plan Change 69 was accepted for notification at Council’s meeting of 24 March 2021.

Update 19 February 2021

In response to Council’s request dated 10 December 2020, the following material was received in response. The response is currently being reviewed to ensure that the matters raised in the request for further information have been satisfactorily addressed.

RFI response for Private plan change request PC20069 - Springs Road, Lincoln [PDF, 16754 KB]

Update 16 December 2020

The application has been reviewed and a request for further information was issued on 10 December 2020.

Further information requested [PDF, 252 KB]

Update 4 November 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.

Application

The Plan Change request consists of the following documents:

Application for Private Plan change in a single file   [PDF, 48455 KB]

Application broken into component parts:

Private Plan Change request - Rolleston Industrial Developments Limited   [PDF, 9443 KB]
Appendix A - Infrastructure Assessment [PDF, 4423 KB]
Appendix B - Geotechnical Assessment [PDF, 16080 KB]
Appendix C - Preliminary Site Investigation Report [PDF, 6094 KB]
Appendix D - Integrated Transport Assessment [PDF, 6937 KB]
Appendix E - Landscape and Urban Design Assessment [PDF, 3893 KB]
Appendix F - Ecological Assessment [PDF, 1598 KB]
Appendix G - Economic Assessment [PDF, 267 KB]

Contact

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