Operative District Plan

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the online version of the Operative Opotiki District Plan.

Please note that the District Plan is currently being reviewed. Find out more about the Proposed District Plan Review.

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If you have questions about the District Plan you can contact our planning and resource consents team in the following ways:​

By phone or email

If you would like a member of the team to call or email you to discuss your enquiry you can phone us on (07) 3153030 to lodge a call or email return ​request or click here to use our Request a call or email return online form.

In person

If you would like to come in and meet with a member of the team you can either call us on (07) 3153030 to lodge an appointment request or click here to use our Request an appointment online form.

​How long will it take us to respond?

We have set a service standard of 5 days in which to call or email you back to either discuss your enquiry or set an appointment date and time. And we have a service standard of 10 working days to have the appointment with you.

If your request is urgent please note this on the form and we will do our best to respond as quickly as we can - we are a small team though and this is not always possible. Any change to our service timeframes is at the discretion of the Planning and Regulatory Manager.

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PART ONE - INTRODUCTION

This section introduces the district and the resources of the Opotiki District. The purpose of the District Plan and the plan's guiding principles are included in this section to enable readers to obtain an understanding of the philosophy of the plan - where the plan is coming from.

PART TWO - RULES

Part II contains the main text of the Plan. The sections of Part II are of two types:

  • District wide (Sections 1 - 11 and Section 20 and 21) that are applicable across the entire district.
  • Zone specific (Sections 12 - 19)​​
​​PART THREE - MAPS

Part III of the District Plan contains the district planning maps, outstanding (significant) features, ecological districts, and the Opotiki district land use capability (LRI) series.

Please use the index map below to locate the map you are looking for and then click on the appropriate map link in the tables below.

Please use the legend below to identify what the different notations on the maps mean. ​

1.0 Operative District Planning Maps

2.0 Outstanding (Significant) Features and Ecological Districts Map

​​3.0 Land Use Capability (LRI) Maps

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APPENDICIES​

​​District Plan Changes

Changes​​ to sections 7 and 19 as a result of Plan Change 1 being made operative:

To view changes to Map 2b as a result of Plan Change 1 being made operative click here - M​ap 2b

Date of Adoption

Opotiki District Plan
22 September 2005
Opotiki District Council
PO Box 44
Opotiki 3162

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ACT 1991

OPOTIKI DISTRICT COUNCIL DISTRICT PLAN

It is hereby certified that this is the Operative Opotiki District Plan approved by resolution of the Council on 13th September 2005.

The Council has further resolved that the Plan shall become operative on Thursday 22 September 2005.

The Common Seal of the Opotiki District Council was affixed hereto this 13th September 2005, in the presence of:

John Forbes
MAYOR

Vaughan Payne
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER​

Page reviewed: 14 Dec 2017 8:26am