Land and zoning

Land and zoning information in Christchurch.

Making land available for housing

Before rural land can be used for housing, it must first be rezoned within the Christchurch District Plan from rural to residential through a plan change

Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP)

The LURP directs the Council to put in place land use policies and rules to assist rebuilding and recovery of communities disrupted by the earthquakes.

Technical categories information

Search using your property address to find its land zone and technical category.

Planning zones and rules

A property’s planning zone shows what activities and land uses are permitted.