Auckland Council passes unitary plan, with tweaks made public on Friday

Paul McBeth
Mon, 15 Aug 2016

By Paul McBeth Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland Council has passed the city's unitary plan allowing for more than 400,000 new residential houses to be built over the next three decades.  The local authority will make public its decisions on Friday followed by a 20 working day period for limited appeals, it said in a statement. The key decisions include providing for the 400,000 new homes to be built, expanding the rural urban boundary to free up more land for development, and allowing for a more compact city with building in the existing...

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