Draft plan change 1F – Modification of indigenous vegetation

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Consultation has concluded

Feedback on the changes to controlled activity Rule ECO-R6 and ECO-Table 1 closed at 5pm Wednesday 11 May 2022. If you have any questions, please email district.planning@kapiticoast.govt.nz

This is a draft District Plan change to controlled activity Rule ECO-R6, which manages modification of indigenous vegetation in particular circumstances.

We’ve identified unintended consequences when this rule is implemented; significant adverse effects on indigenous biodiversity can occur under the rule. This is not the intent of the rule.

We plan to address this to make sure the rule gives effect to the Resource Management Act (RMA) requirement that Council protects significant indigenous vegetation and significant habitats of indigenous fauna as a matter of national importance (RMA section 6(c)).

This draft plan change also includes an update to the list of Key Indigenous Tree Species (ECO-Table 1), reflecting there are two different Kānuka species that occur in the Kāpiti Coast district.

You can find out more about the Draft plan change 1F on our website.

Feedback on the changes to controlled activity Rule ECO-R6 and ECO-Table 1 closed at 5pm Wednesday 11 May 2022. If you have any questions, please email district.planning@kapiticoast.govt.nz

This is a draft District Plan change to controlled activity Rule ECO-R6, which manages modification of indigenous vegetation in particular circumstances.

We’ve identified unintended consequences when this rule is implemented; significant adverse effects on indigenous biodiversity can occur under the rule. This is not the intent of the rule.

We plan to address this to make sure the rule gives effect to the Resource Management Act (RMA) requirement that Council protects significant indigenous vegetation and significant habitats of indigenous fauna as a matter of national importance (RMA section 6(c)).

This draft plan change also includes an update to the list of Key Indigenous Tree Species (ECO-Table 1), reflecting there are two different Kānuka species that occur in the Kāpiti Coast district.

You can find out more about the Draft plan change 1F on our website.

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