8.1 To find out if there are any specific requirements for a
particular property or activity, these steps should be followed
1. Consult the planning maps to
locate the property.
2. Identify the Zone which applies
to the property.
3. Turn to the particular Zone
section of the District Plan to identify the objectives, policies
and methods to manage the effects from the proposed
4. The activity may be identified
as a permitted, controlled, discretionary, or a non-complying
activity. These terms are explained in Section 2.2
of the Plan. Controlled, Discretionary and Non-complying
activities require resource consents.
5. Zone standards are specified in
the sections of the Plan. If these standards can not be met for any
activity, a resource consent will be required.
6. Consult the district wide
sections of the Plan, Sections 1 to 11 and
Sections 20 and 21 for the objectives, policies
and methods that apply to activities undertaken anywhere in the
8.2 Most of the words in the Plan
have their common meaning. However, some words have a special
meaning, these are defined in Section
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