Proposed District Plan submissions

The Wellington City Council notified a proposed District Plan in July 2022, which is likely to have a significant impact on Mount Victoria’s heritage and ‘character’ areas.

Submissions on the proposed District Plan close on 12 September 2022. We’ll make a submission on the District Plan and you may wish to too. As the submission process is legal in nature, it’s important to follow the guidance provided by the council, in accordance with the Resource Management Act. More information is available on the WCC website: https://wellington.govt.nz/your-council/plans-policies-and-bylaws/district-plan/proposed-district-plan.

If you would like assistance in making your submissions, please download our submission guide:

To understand what the effect of the changes will be see the maps below. The proposed ‘character precincts’ reduce the scope of the pre-1930s demolition rule from the whole suburb to just the area outlined in pink:

New ‘heritage areas’ are proposed, as seen in the map below: