The Rotorua District Plan was made operative in 2016. It was restructured in July 2021 as part of the implementation of the National Planning Standards
The following plan changes have also been incorporated into the District Plan but are subject to appeal:
- Plan Change 3: Significant Natural Areas
Part 2 - District - Wide Matters
Part 3 - Area - Specific Matters
Combined PDF - Part 3 - Area - Specific Matters
Part 4 - Appendices and Maps
There have been changes to the names and abbreviations of some spatial layers in the text of the District Plan as a result of the restructuring of the District Plan and implementation of the National Planning standards. Use the provided translation table to interpret the planning maps.
Part 5 - Lakes A Zone
Part 5 relates to a number of lakes to the east of the Rotorua CBD called the Lakes A Zone.
It consists of two volumes of text and a set of planning maps.
Volume 1 - Sections 1 - 10
- Declaration and Common Seal
- Table of Contents
- Part 1-7 Significant Issues - Objectives Policies
- Part 8 Rules 1-18
- Part 8 Rules 19-43
- Part 9 Assessment Criteria
- Part 10 Definitions
Volume 2 - Section 11 - Appendices
Other relevant documents:
The Kaituna Document see page 11 of the Kaituna River Document for the area which is influenced by the document. Note, resource consent applications within this area 'must have regard' to the Kaituna River Document.