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District Plan

Here you will find information about the:
CHB Operative District Plan
CHB District Plan Review
CHB Draft District Plan


The purpose of the District Plan is to assist the Council to carry out its functions in order to achieve the purpose of this Act. The Council's main functions are, in summary, to:

  • manage the natural and physical resources of the district in an integrated manner;
  • avoid or mitigate the risk of natural hazards;
  • avoid or mitigate the environmental effects resulting from noise or from the storage, use,disposal or transportation of hazardous substances:
  • manage the effects of activities on the surface of rivers and lakes in the district and to manage subdivision.

To learn more head to the Operative District Plan page or you can download a copy of the Operative District Plan here

Our Operative District Plan is currently under review. You can read about it here


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