Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Update - Whakahāngai O Te Hōrapa Nohoanga
Project status: Our Space 2018-2048 [PDF, 6.4 MB]
has been adopted by each Partner Council, subsequent to the endorsement by the Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee.
The Partnership has undertaken a review of the strategic land use planning framework for Greater Christchurch.
The Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee meeting on 14 June 2019 endorsed the final Our Space 2018-2048 [PDF, 6.4 MB] as the future development strategy for Greater Christchurch, having endorsed the Report and Recommendations(external link) of the Hearings Panel. Subsequent ratification at the meetings of each partner local authority (Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury, Selwyn District Council and Waimakariri District Council) occurred during June and July also adopted Our Space 2018-2048 [PDF, 6.4 MB].
The document outlines land use and development proposals to ensure there is sufficient development capacity for housing and business growth across Greater Christchurch to 2048. It complements the existing Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy (UDS)(external link) and has been prepared in order to satisfy the requirement to produce a future development strategy, outlined in the National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity(external link).
The draft Our Space 2018-2048: Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Update [PDF, 11 MB] was collaboratively prepared for consultation which ran from Thursday 1 November to Friday 30 November 2018.
Further information on the background and development of Our Space can be found below.