Understanding the District Plan

The process behind the plan

To enable recovery and development, the Government directed a new process to fast track the plan review process.

Airport Noise Liaison Committee

The District Plan requires establishment of an Airport Noise Liaison Committee to consider noise from aircraft activities at Christchurch International Airport.

How to use the District Plan

The District Plan helps look after our way of life now and for the future. You can use it to see if certain activities are allowed in certain areas.

Tree canopy/financial contributions calculator

Proposed Plan Change 14 (PC14) – Housing and Business Choice, introduces a new requirement to provide a 20% tree canopy cover on residential development sites.