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Upcoming Changes to Auckland Unitary Plan

A recent report adopted by Auckland Council’s Planning Committee has provided additional detail on changes to the Unitary Plan under investigation ...read more

NPS-UD: Updated Principles for Intensification

Auckland Council’s Planning Committee has approved a new set of principles for addressing policy 3(d) of the National Policy Statement on Urban Development ...read more

Bye Bye Parking Requirements (hello new rules and regulations...)

Minimum parking requirements have now been removed from the Auckland Unitary Plan.  What are the implications of that? ...read more

Medium Density Residential Standards - Update

The Government has amended its Medium Density Residential Standards to alter the intensity of development able to be undertaken as a permitted activity  ...read more

Medium Density Residential Standards - FAQs

Short answers to frequently asked questions on the Medium Density Residential Standards. ...read more

Winners and Losers under the RMA Amendment Bill

The RMA Amendment Bill will create winners and losers.  How will it impact you - will you be a winner or loser? ...read more

Medium Density Residential Standards - what the?

The Medium Density Residential Standards proposed in the RMA Amendment Bill will enable significant intensification in our main urban areas. ...read more

Changes to RMA to Enable and Accelerate Intensification

The Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill will supercharge the National Policy Statement on Urban Development. ...read more

Removal of Car Parking Minimums (how to make a simple task complicated)

After sitting on / studying the NPS-UD requirement to remove car parking minimums from its plans for more than a year, Auckland Council has given its first public hints at how it proposes to respond to this requirement. ...read more

Auckland Development Contributions – Big Increases on the Way

Auckland Council is poised to propose significant increases in development contributions in parts of the region. ...read more

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