Proposed Plan Change 9 Previous Information
The Proposed Plan Change 9 - Region-wide Water Quantity was notified for public submissions on 18 October 2016. The submissions period closed on 14 December 2016. Further submissions were publicly notified on Tuesday, 30 May 2017. Hearings were held from 14 to 16 March 2018. On 6 April Council responded via a memo to the hearing panel's questions. The hearings closed on Friday 20 April 2018. On 27 August 2018, the Hearing Committee provided Council with their Report and Recommendations on Proposed Plan Change 9. The Regional Direction and Delivery Committee adopted these recommendations as Council decisions on 18 September 2018 and those decisions were publicly notified on 9 October 2018.
See the main Proposed Region-wide Water Quantity Plan Change 9 page for updates on this plan change process.
Note: Under section 86B of the Resource Management Act all plan changes affecting water have effect when notified (18 October 2016).
By 14 December 2016, 66 submissions were received. Sixteen late submissions were also acknowledged and approved for inclusion in the process.
The pie-chart (above) shows the range of interests represented in submissions. This chart is indicative only: some submitters will have interests across a range of sectors, however the chart allocates each submitter to a single sector, based on Council's understanding of the submitter's primary interests.
Implications for water users
Outcomes of 2015 Draft Region-wide Water Quantity Plan Change consultation