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 4 February 2020 at 10.03am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Chris Darby

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Josephine Bartley

 

Members

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Deputy Mayor Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Fa’anana Efeso Collins

 

 

Cr Pippa Coom

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Cr Angela Dalton

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

From 11.20am, Item 8

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

From 10.09am, Item 5.1

 

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

From 11.08am, Item 13

 

Cr Shane Henderson

From 10.10am, Item 5.1

 

Cr Richard Hills

 

 

Cr Tracy Mulholland

 

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

 

 

IMSB Member Liane Ngamane

From 10.06am, Item 5.1

 

Cr Greg Sayers

 

 

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

From 11.21am, Item 8

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

Cr Paul Young

From 10.22am, Item 5.1

 

ABSENT

 

 

IMSB Member Hon Tau Henare

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Troy Churton

Ōrākei Local Board

 

 


Planning Committee

04 February2020

 

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number PLA/2020/1

MOVED by Cr C Darby, seconded by Cr W Walker:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Cr A Filipaina for lateness, Mayor P Goff, Cr D Simpson and Cr P Young for lateness on council business, and IMSB Member T Henare for absence.

CARRIED

Note:   A subsequent apology for lateness was received from IMSB Member L Ngamane.

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/2

MOVED by Cr C Darby, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 5 December 2019, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

5          Public Input

 

5.1

Public input – Business North harbour – Bridge to the Future report

 

Business North Harbour Excutive Chair, Peter Lamberton and General Manager, Kevin O’Leary were present to speak to the committee. The full version of the Bridge to the Future report can be found at this link.

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

IMSB Member L Ngamane entered the meeting at 10.06 am.
Cr C Fletcher entered the meeting at 10.09 am.
Cr S Henderson entered the meeting at 10.10 am.
Cr P Young entered the meeting at 10.22 am.

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/3

MOVED by Cr J Watson, seconded by Cr W Walker:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)         receive the public input from Business North Harbour regarding its Bridge to the Future report and thank Kevin O’Leary and Peter Lamberton for attending.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     4 February 2020, Planning Committee – Item 5.1 Public Input – Business North Harbour – Bridge to the Future report – presentation  

 

 

6          Local Board Input

 

6.1

Local Board Input – Ōrākei Local Board – private helicopter and helicopter use applications in residential areas

 

Ōrākei Local Board Member Troy Churton was present to speak to the committee.

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.

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/4

MOVED by Cr J Watson, seconded by Cr W Walker:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)         receive the Ōrākei Local Board input and thank Member Troy Churton for attending.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     4 February 2020, Planning Committee – Item 6.1 Local Board Input – Ōrākei Local Board tabled document

 

 

Note:   From this point forward, agenda items were taken in the following order:

Item

10            Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Request to Make Plan Change 4 (Correction to Technical Errors and Anomalies in the Auckland Unitary Plan), and Plan Change 18 (Tāmaki Open Space Rezoning) Operative

11            Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Request to make Private Plan Change 6 (Auranga) fully operative

12            Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Request to make Private Plan Change 19, (90 Felton Mathew Avenue, St Johns) operative

13            Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Update on appeals and making additional parts of the Plan operative

7              Extraordinary Business

8              Auckland Council submission on the Land Transport (Rail) Legislation Bill

9              Auckland Council submission on the Urban Development Bill

14            Summary of Planning Committee information items and briefings – 4 February 2020

15            Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 


 

 

10

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Request to Make Plan Change 4 (Correction to Technical Errors and Anomalies in the Auckland Unitary Plan), and Plan Change 18 (Tāmaki Open Space Rezoning) Operative

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/5

MOVED by Cr J Bartley, seconded by IMSB Member L Ngamane:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      approve Plan Change 4 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part), under clause 17(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991

b)      approve Plan Change 18 to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part), under clause 17(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991

c)      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

 

 

11

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Request to make Private Plan Change 6 (Auranga) fully operative

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/6

MOVED by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore, seconded by Cr T Mulholland:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      approve Private Plan Change 6 (Auranga) as it relates to the Environment Court consent order dated 21 November 2019, as set out in Attachment A of the report, 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 fully operative as soon as possible, 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 Private Plan Change 19, (90 Felton Mathew Avenue, St Johns) operative

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/7

MOVED by Cr J Bartley, seconded by Cr E Collins:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      approve Private Plan Change 19, 90 Felton Mathew Avenue, St Johns to the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part), 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 possible, in accordance with the requirements in clause 20(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

13

Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Update on appeals and making additional parts of the Plan operative

 

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

Mayor P Goff entered the meeting at 11.08 am.

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/8

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr T Mulholland:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      note that the following appeals in respect of the council’s decisions on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan are now fully resolved:

i)       CIV-2016-404-2290 – Waitakere Ranges Protection Society

ii)      ENV-2017-AKL-0000167 – Strategic Property Advocacy Network

b)        authorise staff to complete the necessary statutory processes to publicly notify the date on which the parts of the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) become operative as soon as practicable, in accordance with the requirements in section 160 of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 and clause 20(2) of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     4 February 2020, Planning Committee – Item 13 – Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) – Update on appeals and making additional parts of the Plan operative – presentation  

 

 

 

7          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

 

8

Auckland Council submission on the Land Transport (Rail) Legislation Bill

 

Cr A Filipaina entered the meeting at 11.20 am.
Cr D Simpson entered the meeting at 11.21 am.

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/9

MOVED by Cr C Darby, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)         approve Auckland Council’s submission on the Land Transport (Rail) Legislation Bill

b)        delegate authority to the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Planning Committee to approve any required minor amendments to the submission prior to finalisation.

CARRIED

 


 

 

9

Auckland Council submission on the Urban Development Bill

 

Note:   changes were made to the original motion under clause a) with the agreement of the mover and seconder.

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/10

MOVED by Cr C Darby, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  

That the Planning Committee:

a)      approve the approach to the Auckland Council submission on the Urban Development Bill that maintains support for Kāinga Ora to undertake urban development within Auckland but has real concerns with a number of the provisions and therefore requests that the Bill be amended to:

i)       adopt a partnership approach between central government, local government and mana whenua to avoid unnecessary duplication

ii)      align with the Auckland Plan 2050 to provide certainly to our communities, infrastructure providers, and funding and implementation in the long-term plan

iii)     ensure that appropriate safeguards are put in place in relation to social and physical infrastructure networks

iv)     integrate this Bill with the other national directions and/or initiatives

v)      acknowledge that Auckland Council has a different governance structure, as established under the Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009, and ensure that ample time and opportunity is provided for input

b)      note that the submission will be signed off by delegated authority as approved by this committee on 5 December 2019, with the submission due date of 14 February 2020.

CARRIED

 

Note:   Pursuant to Standing Order 1.8.6 the following councillors requested that their dissenting votes be recorded:

·         Cr C Fletcher against the omission of the words “subject to” in clause a) following the words “approve the approach to the Auckland Council submission on the Urban Development Bill that maintains support for Kāinga Ora to undertake urban development within Auckland”

·         Cr D Newman against the words “that maintains support for Kāinga Ora to undertake urban development within Auckland” in clause a)

·         Cr W Walker against clause a)

 

 

14

Summary of Planning Committee information items and briefings - 4 February 2020

 

Resolution number PLA/2020/11

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

That the Planning Committee:

a)      receive the Summary of Planning Committee information items and briefings – 4 February 2020 report.

CARRIED

 


 

 

15        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

12.59 pm                                            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

 

 

 

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