You may have noticed the road works around our Queenstown office and library located on Gorge Road. Don’t worry, both are still open so pop in and see our friendly team! For information on the road works underway, please visit our Major Projects page.

The Frankton and Wānaka Transfer Station facilities will close every Sunday, starting 27 November until 8 January 2023, due to staff shortages. Both facilities will be open 8.00am-5.00pm Monday to Saturday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Proposed District Plan

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The District Plan review began in 2015. The Proposed District Plan (PDP) sets out to provide a more accessible and transparent plan that provides more certainty to property owners and a clear strategic direction for the district as well as additional scope for intensification in suitable locations.

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Introductory chapters Strategy chapters Urban Environment chapters Rural Environment chapters District-Wide Chapters Special Zones

How to find out the latest information for your zone

The chapters below are the most up to date chapters in the review process. 

Please note: 

  • Chapters that have gone through the Hearings process are the 'Consolidated Decisions Version'

  • Chapters that have not gone through the Hearings process are called the 'Notified Version' 

  • Some chapters that have undergone the Hearings process have been varied and will therefore have two versions of the provision varied. 

For more specific information within the process, view the relevant status pages at the bottom of this page or from the side bar.


Part One: Introduction

Part Two: Strategy

Part Three: Urban Environment

Part Four: Rural Environment

Part Five: District-Wide Matters

Part Six: Special Zones

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