Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40Rotorua Sustainable Living Strategy Toitū te oranga o Rotorua | Page 31 Sustainable Living Portfolio Lead Councillor Janet Wepa and Steering group message Actions Timeline Underway Next LTP 1-3 years Next LTP beyond 3 years Develop an Eco-design Advisor service to provide independent advice to households for existing and new homes, to increase community awareness of design for affordability, energy and resource efficiency Introduce a voluntary housing warrant of fitness programme Remove barriers to and encourage development of smaller homes, shared public spaces and greater density of living to increase affordability and resource efficiency and reduce infrastructure costs through district plan zoning Facilitate education of industry stakeholders to encourage optimal design of homes for natural light, heating, ventilation, cooling, water use and resource efficiency Develop a collaborative pathway for managing critically substandard housing Recognise the importance of Te Arawa perspectives to waste water treatment and water use Identify options to reduce water volume and contaminants Implement the Rotoiti-Rotomā Sewage Reticulation Programme Implement the Wastewater Treatment Plant Plan to upgrade with an alternative discharge location Facilitate the development of management plans for stream catchment areas in collaboration with Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Waikato Regional Council, Department of Conservation, iwi, landowners, community and business stakeholders Review reserve management plans to strengthen nature conservation principles and encourage community action Seek partners for the restoration of Sanatorium Reserve Review of council policy for public space planting to optimise native plant corridors Review of council policy for horticultural chemical use to cost-effectively minimise risk to biodiversity, human health and stream ecology Ensure spatial planning facilitates environmentally and economically sustainable use of land Support provision of information to the public on climate change impacts on horticulture and agriculture to that identifies viable alternative land uses Enable and promote ‘living labs’ for sustainable land use that is low nutrient- high value Review council operations water uses and identify opportunities to reduce, set goals and lead community by example Consider opportunities to reuse water within infrastructure networks Consider new ways of managing rainfall to mitigate drought and flooding impacts, reduce soil erosion and nitrogen leaching in the urban environment