As identified within Council's Strategic Directions Report Council is seeking to commence a number of studies which will assist in providing the background research necessary before land can be rezoned through the Development Plan Amendment (DPA) process.
Council has completed the "Residential Growth Areas Structure Plans Report" for land identified for future rezoning as part of the Residential Growth Development Plan Amendment.
Other high priority planning studies identified in the Strategic Directions Report include -
Rural Areas Study
- Reviewing the policies affecting development in the Primary Production Zone to ensure they reflect "best practice"
- Reviewing land division and dwelling policies in the Primary Production Zone