Information about the UDS partnership and links to the main Urban Development Strategy website.

The Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy (UDS)

Selwyn District Council, Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council, Waimakariri District Council and the New Zealand Transport Agency are in partnership together working towards a shared vision of managing urban development in a way that protects water, enhances open spaces, improves transport links, creates more liveable centres and manages population growth in a sustainable way.

The partnership covers the area south of the Ashley River and north of the Selwyn River. More information is available on the UDS website.

For further information please contact the Duty Planner on phone 0800 SELWYN (735 996) or email