Coastal Restoration Trust of New Zealand

Coastal Dune Ecosystem Reference Database

Proposed Invercargill City district plan: Coastal Environment Plan

Invercargill City Council
Publisher / Organisation
Invercargill City Council
The Coastal Environment section of the Proposed District Plan (the Plan) has attracted a moderate number of submissions and further submissions (106 submission points), but most are seeking relatively minor changes in detail, emphasis or wording rather than fundamental changes to the sense or intent of the Plan. Submitters questioned the extent to which the Plan gives effect to the New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement (NZCPS). This is a requirement. An analysis included within this report shows that, read holistically, in my opinion the Plan does indeed give effect to the NZCPS. However, several changes have been recommended to make this clearer and more easily demonstrated. I am recommending three changes. The first is to Policy 1