This section contains background information and details of the consultation process on the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan.
The table below indicates the approximate timeline and stages in developing the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan.
|Timeline||Stage and Activity|
|6th November 2012||Minister's Direction to prepare Land Use Recovery Plan|
|November - December 2012||Consult: Collection of data and workshops with key stakeholder groups|
|January - March 2013||Development and testing of a preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan|
|21st March - 22nd April 2013||Consult: Workshops/open forum meetings with key groups and community|
|April - May 2013||Further development of draft Land Use Recovery Plan|
|5th July 2013||Submit draft Land Use Recovery Plan to the Minister|
The preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan is available below. A shorter summary was also prepared, which provides an overview of the issues, and the proposed priorities and responses.
Preliminary Draft Land Use Recovery Plan
Preliminary Draft Land Use Recovery Plan software readable version
Appendix 1 - Minister's Direction to the Canterbury Regional Council
Appendix 2 - Amendments to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement
Appendix 3 - Amendments to the Christchurch City District Plan
Appendix 4 - Amendments to the Waimakariri District Plan
Appendix 5 - Amendments to the Selwyn District Plan
Appendix 6 - Map A Greenfield Priority Areas
Key to Appendix 6 - Map A
Refer to the Errata table below for corrections to the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan.
The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon. Gerry Brownlee, directed the Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) to prepare a Land Use Recovery Plan, in a collaborative partnership with its strategic partners: Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, NZ Transport Agency, Christchurch City Council, Selwyn and Waimakariri District Councils.
Fact Sheets summarising the issues and proposed responses for land use, housing and business land in the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan were prepared. FAQs providing answers to common questions about the process and the content of the draft Land Use Recovery Plan were also provided.
Land Use Recovery Plan FAQs
Fact Sheet 1: Principal Land Use Responses
Fact Sheet 2: Housing
Fact Sheet 3: Business
The Consultation Report summarises the issues raised and comments made by 180 participants at eleven topic-based workshops and eight information sessions run in November and December 2012.
Round 1 Consultation Report Executive Summary
Round 1 Consultation Report 31 January 2013
The process of developing the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan began with the compilation of two background documents: an Issues Paper and a Context paper. These documents drew on extensive existing research and provide the essential overview of the land use challenges to be addressed by the Land Use Recovery Plan. Issues Paper and Context Paper
An integrated assessment was carried out in June 2013 to evaluate early in the development process how well the Plan met identified sustainability and well-being criteria. The assessments, led by Environment Canterbury and the Canterbury District Health Board, aimed to assist with and be a check on the content of the Plan, providing recommendations to strengthen and improve it.
This is the complete record of official statements released by Environment Canterbury to media in the development of the draft Land Use Recovery Plan. They are arranged in reverse chronological order - with the most recent first.
5 July 2013 - Land Use Recovery Plan passed to Minister
17 April 2013 - Land Use Recovery Plan consultation finishing soon
22 March 2013 - Land Use Recovery Plan will provide certainty
8 March 2013 - Land Use Recovery Plan coming soon
22 November 2012 - Land Use Recovery Plan for greater Christchurch