BREAKING NEWS
NZ Rugby and Blues start proceedings against Rene Ranger over drink-driving ... Read more
Close

Interest in rivers

COLIN WILLIAMS
Last updated 11:02 21/11/2012

Relevant offers

Upper Hutt Leader

Upper Hutt sixers hit out for house dream Family have fun dancing together Upper Hutt volunteers carry on looking for Mary Top chamber music composition prize goes to teenage Stokes Valley pianist Upper Hutt's replacement bridge at Birchville coming with $3.68m price tag Help Sam see Europe as part of UN educational tour MP demands urgent answers over Upper Hutt highway black spot Mayor condemns lack of action as highway 'death trap' sees another crash McDonald's building their own $4m replacement restaurant at Silverstream Removal of Upper Hutt Roll of Honour names challenged

More than 30 submissions have been made on the city's proposed District Plan changes to introduce new flood and erosion hazard areas for the Mangaroa and Hutt rivers.

The 32 submissions represents a "level of interest," the city's planning director Richard Harbord says.

The district plan change follows several years of preparatory work and is intended to make sure development in the defined hazard area is appropriately managed.

The hazard information will be introduced for the Mangaroa River, while information already in place for the Hutt River will be updated.

Mr Harbord says the public submissions will be summarised by council officers and sent out to the 32 writers, who will have the chance to consider them in total and make any further submission.

This will take place before Christmas, with planning hearings expected to be in February or March next year.

Ad Feedback

- Upper Hutt Leader

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content