Komiti Whakarite Mahere /

Planning Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Planning Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 6 August 2019 at 9.32am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Chris Darby

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Richard Hills

From 9.41am, Item 6.1

Members

Cr Josephine Bartley

From 9.46am, Item 6.1

 

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Deputy Mayor Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Ross Clow

 

 

Cr Fa’anana Efeso Collins

Until 2.15pm, Item 14

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

From 9.33am, Item 1

 

IMSB Member Hon Tau Henare

Until 2.43pm, Item 19

 

Cr Mike Lee

 

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

From 10.07am, Item 8

 

IMSB Member Liane Ngamane

 

 

Cr Greg Sayers

From 9.40am, Item 6.1

 

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE

From 9.35am, Item 5

Until 12.54pm

 

Cr Wayne Walker

From 9.46am, Item 6.1

Until 2.32pm, Item 16

 

Cr John Watson

From 10.07am, Item 8

 

Cr Paul Young

From 9.43am, Item 6.1

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Penny Hulse

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Andrew Baker, Deputy Chairperson

Franklin Local Board

 

Izzy Fordham, Chairperson

Great Barrier Local Board

 

 


Planning Committee

06 August 2019

 

 

 

1           Apologies

  

Mayor P Goff entered the meeting at 9.33 am.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/70

MOVED by Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)          accept the apology from Cr A Filipaina,Cr P Hulse, Cr C Fletcher for absence, Cr J Bartley for lateness and Cr E Collins for early departure.

CARRIED

 

 

2           Declaration of Interest

 

Cr Cooper declared an interest in Item 15 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to make Plan Change 12 Hobsonville Corridor Precinct.

Cr Hills declared an interest in Item 15 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to make Plan Change 12 Hobsonville Corridor Precinct operative.

Cr J Bartley subsequently declared an interest in Item C1 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Plan Change Volcanic Viewshafts and Height Sensitive Area Overlay.

Cr C Casey subsequently declared an interest in Item C1 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Plan Change Volcanic Viewshafts and Height Sensitive Area Overlay.

 

 

3           Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/71

MOVED by Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)          confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4           Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

5           Public Input

 

There was no public input.

 

Cr J Walker entered the meeting at 9.35 am.

 

 


 

 

6           Local Board Input

 

6.1

Local Board Input - Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board - Dark Sky Sanctuary

 

Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board Chair Izzy Fordham and Richard Somerville-Ryan were in attendance to speak to the committee.

A presentation was shown which was circulated with the agenda.

 

Cr D Simpson left meeting at 9.38 am.

Cr G Sayers entered the meeting at 9.40 am.

Deputy Chairperson R Hills entered the meeting at 9.41 am.

Cr P Young entered the meeting at 9.43 am.
Cr J Bartley entered meeting at 9.46 am.
Cr W Walker entered the meeting at 9.46 am.
Cr M Lee left the meeting at 9.50 am.
Cr D Simpson returned to the meeting at 9.52 am.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/72

MOVED by Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       receive the Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board Input regarding the Dark Sky Sanctuary, convey requests to the Chief of Strategy, and thank Izzy Fordham and Richard Somerville-Ryan for attending.

CARRIED

 

 

 

6.2

Local Board Input: Franklin Local Board - Drury-Opaheke and Pukekohe-Paerata Structure Plans

 

Franklin Local Board Deputy Chairperson, Andrew Baker was in attendance to speak to the committee.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/73

MOVED by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore, seconded by Cr L Cooper:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)          receive the Franklin Local Board Input regarding the Drury-Opaheke and Pukekohe-Paerata Structure Plans, thank the Franklin Local Board for their input into this matter and Deputy Chairperson Andrew Baker for attending.

CARRIED

 

 

 

7           Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 


 

 

8

Drury-Opāheke and Pukekohe-Paerata Structure Plans

 

A presentation was provided. A copy had been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr J Watson entered the meeting at 10.07 am.
Cr D Newman entered the meeting at 10.07 am.

IMSB Member T Henare left the meeting at 10.43 am.
IMSB Member T Henare returned to the meeting at 10.54 am.
Cr D Simpson left the meeting at 11.19 am.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/74

MOVED by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore, seconded by Chairperson C Darby:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       adopt the Drury-Opāheke Structure Plan 2019 (included as Attachment A to the agenda report).

b)       authorise the Manager Central South Planning to make any minor amendments to the Drury-Opāheke Structure Plan in order to improve its legibility and correct any errors.

c)       adopt the Pukekohe-Paerata Structure Plan 2019 (included as Attachment B to the agenda report).

d)       authorise the Manager Central South Planning to make any minor amendments to the Pukekohe-Paerata Structure Plan to improve its legibility and correct any errors.

e)       note the importance of ongoing discussions with key stakeholders and mana whenua with an interest in the Drury-Opāheke and Pukekohe-Paerata Structure Plan areas.

f)        note that staff will report back to the relevant committee(s) once further work has been completed on the funding, sequencing and delivery of infrastructure in the Drury-Opāheke and Pukekohe-Paerata Structure Plan areas.

CARRIED

 

Note:    Pursuant to Standing Order 1.8.6 the following councillors requested their dissenting vote against clause a) be recorded:

·       Cr D Newman

·       Cr W Walker

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 8 - Drury-Opāheke and Pukekohe-Paerata Structure Plans, Presentation

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.26am and reconvened at 11.36am.

 

Cr E Collins, Cr L Cooper and Cr W Walker were not present.

 

Cr D Simpson returned to the meeting at 11.36 am when the meeting reconvened.

 

 


 

9

Quarterly update on the Auckland Council and Crown Joint Programme of Work on Auckland Housing and Urban Growth 

 

Cr W Walker returned to the meeting at 11.40 am.

Cr L Cooper returned to the meeting at 11.41 am.

Cr D Newman left the meeting at 11.52 am.

Cr E Collins returned to the meeting at 11.54 am.
Cr D Newman returned to the meeting at 12.03 pm.

Cr L Cooper left the meeting at 12.10 pm.

Cr J Bartley left the meeting at 12.13 pm.
Cr M Lee returned to the meeting at 12.20 pm.
Cr J Bartley returned to the meeting at 12.23 pm.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/75

MOVED by Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       note progress on the Crown and Auckland Council Joint Programme of Work on Auckland Housing and Urban Growth

b)       forward this progress update to local boards through Local Board Services.

c)       forward this progress update to the Independent Māori Statutory Board.

CARRIED

 

 

10

Developing an Integrated Area Plan for part of the Albert-Eden and Puketāpapa local board areas, and reviewing the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Area Plan for part of Māngere

 

A presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr G Sayers left the meeting at 12.37 pm.

Cr G Sayers returned to the meeting at 12.53 pm.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/76

MOVED by Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       approve the development of an Integrated Area Plan for the Mt Roskill redevelopment area, which is part of the Albert-Eden and Puketāpapa local board areas.

b)       approve the review, and if needed update of the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Area Plan for the Māngere redevelopment area, which is part of the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu local board area.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 10 - Developing an Integrated Area Plan for part of the Albert-Eden and Puketāpapa local board areas, and reviewing the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Area Plan for part of Māngere, Presentation

 

 

Cr J Walker retired from the meeting at 12.54pm.

 

The meeting adjourned at 12.54pm and reconvened at 1.25pm.


Cr E Collins, Cr L Cooper, Cr D Newman, IMSB Member L Ngamane and Cr W Walker were not present.

 

11

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Plan Change: Howick Business Special Character Area character statement

 

A map of the area was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr L Cooper returned to the meeting at 1.30pm.

Member L Ngamane returned to the meeting 1.30pm

Cr W Walker returned to the meeting 1.30pm

Cr E Collins returned to the meeting at 1.39pm

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/77

MOVED by Cr S Stewart, seconded by Cr P Young:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       approve the public notification of the proposed plan change for the Howick Business Special Character Area to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) contained in Attachment A to the agenda report.

b)       approve the section 32 evaluation report included as Attachment B to the agenda report.

c)       delegate to the Manager Central and South Planning, the authority to approve minor amendments to the proposed plan change prior to public notification.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 11 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Plan Change: Howick Business Special Character Area character statement, Map

 

 

12

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to Make Plan Change 13 - Open Space, Operative

 

A PowerPoint slide was shown.  A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/78

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson R Hills, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       approve Plan Change 13 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) under Clause 17(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act.

b)       authorise staff to complete the necessary statutory processes to publicly notify the date on which Plan Change 13 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) will become operative as soon as practicable, in accordance with the requirements in clause 20 of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 12 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to Make Plan Change 13 - Open Space, Operative, Slide

 

 

 

 


 

 

13

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Open Space Plan Change (2019)

 

A PowerPoint slide was shown.  A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/79

MOVED by Cr D Simpson, seconded by Mayor P Goff:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       note that staff will not be able to complete the engagement with iwi and local boards for the proposed plan change in time to present it to the Committee prior to the October 2019 Local Government elections.

b)       delegate to the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Planning Committee, and Independent Māori Statutory Board member L Ngamane, the authority to approve the notification of proposed Open Space Plan Change (2019) to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) as outlined in Attachments A, B and C of the agenda report, subject to addressing any changes required in response to feedback from local boards and iwi authorities.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 13 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Open Space Plan Change (2019), Slide

 

 

 

 

14

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Plan Change - Chapter L: Schedule 14 - Addition of six historic heritage places (including one historic heritage area)

 

Cr L Cooper left the meeting at 2.08pm.

Cr E Collins left the meeting at 2.15 pm.

Cr R Clow left the meeting at 2.15 pm.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/80

MOVED by Cr D Simpson, seconded by Member R Clow:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       approve the public notification of the proposed plan change to add six historic heritage places, including one historic heritage area, to Schedule 14, as included in Attachment A to the agenda report.

b)       endorse the section 32 evaluation report included as Attachment B to the agenda report.

c)       agree that the proposed plan change should have immediate effect from the date of public notification.

d)       delegate to the Manager Heritage the authority to approve minor amendments to the proposed plan change, if required, prior to public notification.

CARRIED

 

 

 


 

 

 

15

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to make Plan Change 12 Hobsonville Corridor Precinct operative

 

A map of the area was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Deputy Chairperson R Hills declared an interest in this item and left the meeting at 2.16pm.

 

Cr R Clow returned to the meeting at 2.16pm.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/81

MOVED by Cr R Clow, seconded by Cr W Walker:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       approve Plan Change 12 - Hobsonville Corridor Precinct, under clause 17(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991. 

b)       request staff to complete the necessary statutory processes to publicly notify the date on which the plan change becomes operative as soon as practicable, in accordance with the requirements in clause 20(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 15 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to make Plan Change 12 Hobsonville Corridor Precinct operative, Map

 

 

 

 

16

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to make Redhills Precinct Operative

 

A map of the area was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Deputy Chairperson R Hills returned to the meeting at 2.20pm.

Cr L Cooper returned to the meeting at 2.21pm.

Cr W Walker retired from the meeting at 2.32pm.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/82

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr R Clow:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       note that section 152 of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 deems those parts of the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan no longer under appeal to have been approved by the council under clause 17(1) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act.

b)       request staff to publicly notify the Redhills Precinct of the Auckland Unitary Plan as operative in accordance with clause 20(1) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 16 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to make Redhills Precinct Operative , Map

 

 

 

 

17

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to make Plan Change 7 operative in part: Additions to Schedule 14 Historic Heritage

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/83

MOVED by Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Cr M Lee:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       approve the proposed amendments to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) under Plan Change 7: Additions to Schedule 14 Historic Heritage that are not subject to an appeal or subject to the provisions of the regional coastal plan, being the addition of 41 places set out in Attachment A to the agenda report.

b)       adopt the proposed addition of the Richmond Yacht Club (former)/Herne Bay Cruising Club to Schedule 14 of the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part), subject to the provisions of the regional coastal plan, and refer to the Minister of Conservation for approval.

c)       request staff to undertake the steps in Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991 to make operative in part Plan Change 7 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part).

d)       request staff to undertake the steps in Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991 to make the parts of Plan Change 7 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) subject to the provisions of the regional coastal plan operative once they are approved by the Minister of Conservation.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

18

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Private Plan Change Request from Prime Property Group Limited to rezone land at Foster Crescent, Snells Beach

 

A map of the area was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/84

MOVED by Cr G Sayers, seconded by Cr L Cooper:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       accept the private plan change request by Prime Property Group Limited for rezoning of Lot 1 DP 149776 at Foster Crescent, Snells Beach (comprising 4.6384ha), included as Attachment A to the agenda report pursuant to clause 25(2)(b) of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Resource Management Act for the following reasons:

i)        having regard to relevant case law the request does not meet the limited grounds for rejection under clause 25(4); and

ii)       it is more appropriate to accept the request than ‘adopt’ it or treat it as a resource consent application.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 18 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Private Plan Change Request from Prime Property Group Limited to rezone land at Foster Crescent, Snells Beach, Map

 

 

 

 

19

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Private Plan Change Request from Avondale Jockey Club to rezone land at Avondale Racecourse

 

A map of the area was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

IMSB Member T Henare retired from the meeting at 2.43 pm.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/85

MOVED by Cr R Clow, seconded by Cr L Cooper:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       accept the private plan change request by Avondale Jockey Club for part of Avondale Racecourse, included as Attachment A to the agenda report, pursuant to clause 25(2)(b) of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Resource Management Act for the following reasons:

i)        having regard to relevant case law the request does not meet the limited grounds for rejection under clause 25(4)

ii)       it is more appropriate to accept the request than ‘adopt’ it or treat it as a resource consent application.

b)       delegate authority to the Manager Planning – North, West and Islands to undertake the required notification and other statutory processes associated with processing the private plan change request by Avondale Jockey Club for Avondale Racecourse pursuant to Schedule 1 to the Resource Management Act.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     6 August 2019, Planning Committee:  Item 19 - Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Private Plan Change Request from Avondale Jockey Club to rezone land at Avondale Racecourse, Map

 

 

 

 

20

Summary of Planning Committee information memos and briefings - 6 August 2019

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/86

MOVED by Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Deputy Chairperson R Hills:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)       receive the Summary of Planning Committee information memos and briefings – 6 August 2019.

CARRIED

  

 

 

21         Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 


 

 

 

22         Procedural motion to exclude the public

Resolution number PLA/2019/87

MOVED by Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Planning 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        Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Plan Change Volcanic Viewshafts and Height Sensitive Area Overlay

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)(c)(ii) - The withholding of the information is necessary to protect information which is subject to an obligation of confidence or which any person has been or could be compelled to provide under the authority of any enactment, where the making available of the information would be likely to damage the public interest.

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

In particular, the report discusses historic heritage values that could be compromised if the content of the report is made public at this time.

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

 

 

2.45pm             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.

 

2.53pm             The public was re-admitted.

 

 

restatementS

 

It was resolved while the public was excluded:

 

 

C1

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Proposed Plan Change Volcanic Viewshafts and Height Sensitive Area Overlay

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/88

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson R Hills, seconded by IMSB Member L Ngamane:  

That the Planning Committee:

d)       agree that the report and resolutions can be made public once the proposed plan change is notified.

  

 

 

 

 

2.53pm                                                    The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE UNDER STANDING ORDER 8.1.4 ON

 

 

 

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