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Encyclopedia > District Plan

A District Plan is a statutory planning document of New Zealand's territorial authorities. Mainly covering land use/zoning questions, they have become required since the advent of the Resource Management Act 1991.[1] They are updated periodically, though major revisions and plan changes are usually not produced very often, partly due to the large-scale legal battles that often follow proposed changes. A statute is a formal, written law of a country or state, written and enacted by its legislative authority, perhaps to then be ratified by the highest executive in the government, and finally published. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Territorial authorities is the formal term for the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils. ... Land use is the pattern of construction and activity land is used for. ... A typical zoning map; this one identifies the zones, or development districts, in the city of Ontario, California Zoning is a North American term for a system of land-use regulation. ... The Resource Management Act (RMA) is a significant and controversial Act of Parliament passed in 1991 in New Zealand. ...


  1. ^ A Guide to Using the District Plan (PDF)(from the North Shore City Council website)



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