PC42 – Mangaroa and Pinehaven Flood Hazard Extents
Plan change 42 is currently open for public consultation: A Summary of Submissions is now available.
The Resource Management Act 1991 and the Wellington Regional Policy Statement requires that councils addresses the risks associated with natural hazards. Plan Change 42 addresses the risk from flooding within the Mangaroa River and Pinehaven Stream catchments for the 1:100 year flood event.
The current District Plan objectives, policies and rules do not recognise the identified Flood Hazard Extent and associated risk to development for either the Mangaroa River or the Pinehaven Stream. Consequently, further development undertaken in accordance with the existing District Plan provisions within either of these Flood Hazard Extents could unacceptably increase the risk to people and property from flooding.
The plan change identifies a range of risks associated with flood events in both the Pinehaven Stream and Mangaroa River catchments. The proposed provisions seek to avoid development in the high hazard areas and avoid and mitigate the risk from flooding in the lower hazard areas.
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The process for public participation
Further submissions must be made in the format of Form 6.
Any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest and any person with an interest in the Plan Change greater than the interest the general public has, may make a further submission in support of or opposition to, any one or more of the previously received submissions.
Copies of Forms 5 and 6 are available on the individual plan change pages, and further information on the submission process is included in the plan change documents.
The Ministry for the Environment has guidance on making a good submission.