Kōmiti 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 Thursday, 5 December 2019 at 11.30am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Chris Darby

 

Deputy Chair

Cr Josephine Bartley

 

Members

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Deputy Mayor Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Cr Angela Dalton

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

 

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

 

 

IMSB Member Hon Tau Henare

 

 

Cr Shane Henderson

 

 

Cr Richard Hills

 

 

Cr Tracy Mulholland

 

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

 

 

IMSB Member Liane Ngamane

 

 

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

Cr Paul Young

Until 11.55am, Item 6.1

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Fa’anana Efeso Collins

 

 

Cr Pippa Coom

 

 

Cr Greg Sayers

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Troy Churton

Ōrākei Local Board

 

Troy Elliott

Ōrākei Local Board

 

 


Planning Committee

05 December 2019

 

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number PLA/2019/89

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

That the Planning Committee:

a)           accept the apologies from Cr E Collins for absence, Cr P Coom for absence on council business, and Cr P Young for early departure on council business.

CARRIED

Note:   an apology was subsequently received from Cr G Sayers for absence.

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

There were no minutes for confirmation.

 

4          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

5          Public Input

 

There was no public input.

 

6          Local Board Input

 

6.1

Local Board Input - Ōrākei Local Board - restricting integrated residential development in single house zones in Ōrākei Local Board area

 

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

Note:   a change to the original recommendation, adding clause b), was made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Cr P Young left the meeting at 11.55am.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/90

MOVED by Cr D Simpson, seconded by Cr S Henderson:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      receive the Ōrākei Local Board input requesting staff restrict integrated residential development in single house zones in Ōrākei through a plan change, and thank Troy Churton and Troy Elliott for attending.

b)      note that staff are reviewing various aspects of the residential zones in the Auckland Unitary Plan as part of the council’s monitoring requirements under section 35 of the Resource Management Act, and intend to present preliminary findings at a Planning Committee workshop in the first half of 2020. Matters concerning Integrated Residential Developments will be discussed at that workshop.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     5 December 2019, Planning Committee - Item 6.1 Local Board Input - Ōrākei Local Board tabled document

 

7          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

8

Resource management system reform: submission development

 

Note:   changes to the original motion were incorporated under clause a) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/91

MOVED by Cr D Newman, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      appoint a political working group comprised of the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Planning Committee, the Chair of the Regulatory Committee, Cr D Newman, up to four Local Board members, and one member of the Independent Māori Statutory Board to work with staff on developing and finalising council’s submission on the Resource Management Review Panel’s Issues and Options paper.

b)      delegate authority to the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Planning Committee and an Independent Māori Statutory Board member of the political working group to approve council’s submission on the Resource Management Review Panel’s Issues and Options paper.

c)      note there will be a further opportunity for council to submit on resource management reform in June 2020 following Cabinet decisions on the Resource Management Review Panel’s final report to government.

CARRIED

 

 

9

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities second Bill - approval process for Auckland Council submission

 

Note:   changes to the original motion were incorporated under clause a) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/92

MOVED by Cr T Mulholland, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      appoint a political working group comprised of the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Planning Committee, Cr A Dalton, three Local Board Chairs, and one member of the Independent Māori Statutory Board to work with staff on developing and finalising council’s submission on the second Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities Bill.

b)      delegate authority to the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Planning Committee and an Independent Māori Statutory Board member of the political working group to approve council’s submission on the second Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities Bill.

CARRIED

 


 

 

Acknowledgement

 

The Chairperson acknowledged Penny Pirrit, outgoing Director - Growth and Housing, for her outstanding service and contribution to Auckland over many years.

 

 

10

Waiheke Area Plan and Aotea Great Barrier Island Area Plan - re-establishment of working parties

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/93

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      approve the re-establishment of two working parties (one for Waiheke and one for Aotea Great Barrier Island local board areas) consisting of members of the relevant local board, the Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor and a representative of the Independent Māori Statutory Board, to continue to oversee the preparation of area plans for the Waiheke and Aotea Great Barrier Island local board areas.

CARRIED

 

 

11

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Request to make Plan Change 24, Waiata Shore Local Centre, operative

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/94

MOVED by Cr A Dalton, seconded by Cr D Newman:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      approve Plan Change 24 Waiata Shores Local Centre under clause 17(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

b)      authorise 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

 

 

12

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) - Request to make Plan Changes 14, 15 and 16 operative

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/95

MOVED by Cr T Mulholland, seconded by Cr C Darby:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      approve Plan Change 14 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part), under clause 17(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

b)      adopt Plan Change 15 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part), for reference to the Minister of Conservation under clause 18 of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

c)      approve Plan Change 16 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part), under clause 17(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

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

CARRIED

 

 

13

Summary of Planning Committee information items and briefings - 5 December 2019

 

Resolution number PLA/2019/96

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

That the Planning Committee:

a)      receive the Summary of Planning Committee information items and briefings –
5 December 2019 report.

CARRIED

 

 

14        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

12.24pm                                             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 Planning Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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