Unitary Plan Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Unitary Plan Committee held in the Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 at 8.39am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Members

Cr Anae Arthur Anae

 

 

 

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

 

Cr Chris Darby

 

 

 

Liane Ngamane

 

 

 

Josie Smith

 

 

 

Cr Penny Webster

Until item C1, 9.21am.

 

ABSENT

 

 

Mayor Len Brown, JP

 

 

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

 

 

 

Cr Denise Krum

 

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Andrew Baker

Franklin Local Board Chair

 

Simon Randall

Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board Chair

 


Unitary Plan Committee

29 April 2015

 

 

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number UNI/2015/61

MOVED by Cr MP Webster, seconded by Cr CM Casey:  

That the Unitary Plan Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Mayor LCM Brown, Deputy Chairperson PA Hulse, Cr DA Krum, and Cr WD Walker for absence.

CARRIED

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number UNI/2015/62

MOVED by Chairperson AM Filipaina, seconded by Cr CM Casey:  

That the Unitary Plan Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 15 April 2015, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

5          Public Input

 

There was no public input.

 

6          Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

7          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

8          Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.   

 

9          Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10        Procedural motion to exclude the public

Resolution number UNI/2015/63

MOVED by Cr MP Webster, seconded by Member L Ngamane:  

That the Unitary Plan Committee:

a)      exclude the public from the following part(s) of the proceedings of this meeting.

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution follows.

This resolution is made in reliance on section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by section 6 or section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public, as follows:

 

C1       Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan submissions - council position for mediation and hearings - Public Open Space

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interest(s) protected (where applicable)

Ground(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

s7(2)(g) - The withholding of the information is necessary to maintain legal professional privilege.

In particular, the report contains legal advice.

s48(1)(a)

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

 

The text of these resolutions is made available to the public who are present at the meeting and form part of the minutes of the meeting.

CARRIED

 

8.43am            The public was excluded.

 

Resolutions in relation to the confidential items are recorded in the confidential section of these minutes and are not publicly available.

 

9.28am            The public was re-admitted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

restatementS

 

It was resolved while the public was excluded:

 

C1

Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan submissions - council position for mediation and hearings - Public Open Space

 

Resolution number UNI/2015/64

MOVED by Cr MP Webster, seconded by Member J Smith:  

That the Unitary Plan Committee support:

Public Open Space Zones Activity Table

a)      a more restrictive activity status being applied to the following activities (in certain situations) as set out in the Public Open Space Zones Activity Table after f) below:

·     clubrooms;

·     observation areas, viewing platforms and related structures;

·     parks depot, storage and maintenance;

·     recreation facilities;

·     visitor accommodation.

b)      the following activities being deleted as set out in the Public Open Space Zones Activity Table after f) below:

i)     offices and administration accessory to a permitted activity (as this activity is        inherent in the definition of the respective land use activities);

ii)     stormwater management devices (as this activity is provided for in the Network        Utility rules).

c)      a less restrictive activity status being applied to the following activities (in certain situations) as set out in the Public Open Space Zones Activity Table after f) below:

i)     conservation planting;

ii)    markets;

iii)    restaurants and cafes (provided they are accessory to and contained in the        same building as a permitted activity).

d)      the following activities being added to the Public Open Space Zones Activity Table as set out after f) below:

i)     art galleries;

ii)    early childhood learning services not otherwise provided for;

iii)    forestry.

CARRIED

 

 

Resolution number UNI/2015/65

MOVED by Chairperson AM Filipaina, seconded by Member L Ngamane:  

That the Unitary Plan Committee support:

e)      amending the development controls so that the normal tests for notification apply to development that infringes building height, gross floor area or site coverage controls.

f)       retaining the status of “activities in accordance with an adopted reserve management plan, conservation management strategy or conservation management plan”.

 

 

Summary of amendments to the Public Open Space Zones Activity

 

Activity

Conservation

Informal Rec

Sport & Active Rec

Civic

Community

Land Use

 

 

 

 

 

Art galleries, aArts and cultural centres

NC

D

D

D

P

Clubrooms

D

RD D

P

D

P

Conservation planting

P

P

P

NC P

NC P

Early childhood learning services not otherwise provided for

NC

D

D

D

RD

Forestry

D

D

D

NC

NC

Grandstands

NC

NC

RD

NC

NC

Libraries

NC

D

D

D

P

Markets

NC

RD

RD

RD P

RD P

Marae complexes

D

P

P

P

P

Offices and administration accessory to a permitted activity

P

P

P

P

P

Parks depot, storage and maintenance

RD

P RD

P

NC

NC

Restaurant and cafes, excluding a drive-through facility, accessory to and contained within the same building as a permitted activity and further than 50m from a residential zone

NC D

RD

RD P

RD

RD P

Restaurant and cafes, excluding a drive-through facility, accessory to and contained within the same building as a permitted activity and within 50m from a residential zone

NC D

D

D RD

D

D RD

Recreation facilities

D NC

RD D

P

D

P

Stormwater management devices

D

D

D

D

D

Visitor accommodation – huts and lodges only

D

RD D

NC

NC

NC

Development

 

 

 

 

 

Observation areas, viewing platforms and related structures

P RD

P

P

P

P

            Key

            P = Permitted Activity

            RD = Restricted Discretionary Activity

            D = Discretionary Activity

            NC = Non-complying Activity

CARRIED

 

Resolution number UNI/2015/66

MOVED by Chairperson AM Filipaina, seconded by Cr C Darby:  

That the Unitary Plan Committee:

Public Open Space Zones – Land Use and Development Controls

g)      support retaining the building height controls.

h)      support retaining the gross floor area controls.

i)        support increasing the maximum site coverage control in the Public Open Space – Sport and Active Recreation zone from 20% to 30%.

j)        support amending the calculation of maximum site coverage in the Public Open Space – Conservation zone from 1% of the site area to 1% on any one hectare of the site.

k)      support a new precinct being developed for the Auckland Netball Centre to give effect to the Environment Court consent order issued in 2004.

Restatements

l)        note that the report and attachments regarding – Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan – council position for mediation and hearings - Public Open Space – will remain confidential until the conclusion of the Proposed Unitary Plan Hearings.

m)     note that the minutes a) –k) above will be restated in the open section of the minutes and reflected in the draft provisions on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel website as soon as practicable after the meeting.

CARRIED

  

 

 

9.28 am                                              The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

 

 

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Unitary Plan Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

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