Plans, strategies, policies and bylaws

Council documents that help us to plan and shape the future of our city.

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Find out which bylaws, policies, strategies, and plans are currently being reviewed.

Find a plan, strategy, policy or bylaw

Our A to Z list of Council policies, bylaws, strategies and plans.


Our plans are designed to contribute to the fulfilment of our community outcomes.


Our strategies are key direction-setting documents that articulate a vision for the future.


Our policies are statements of the Council’s position on a matter or issue.


Our rules which affect the way we live, work and play in certain areas.

Urban Design

The Council is committed to working with the community to rebuild Christchurch as a city for people.