Light rail corridor missing from Auckland intensive housing zone changes

Light rail corridor missing from Auckland intensive housing zone changes
Auckland council has decided to delay zoning changes in the light rail corridor. (Image: Depsitphotos)
Oliver Lewis
A huge swathe of Auckland has been excluded – for now – from planning changes to enable greater housing intensification.Auckland council notified a proposed plan change on Thursday in response to the national policy statement on urban development (NPS-UD) and medium density residential standards (MDRS). The MDRS takes immediate effect and allows three houses up to three storeys on most residential sites.The two directives from central government are intended to allow greater intensification and boost housing supply.Housing mini...

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