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Private Plan Change 28 - Maitahi Bayview

Nature of Request:

To rezone approximately 287-hectares of land located within Kaka Valley, along Botanical Hill and Malvern Hill, from:

  • Rural; and
  • Rural-Higher Density Small Holdings Area,


  • Residential (Higher, Standard and Lower Density Areas);
  • Rural-Higher Density Small Holdings Area;
  • Open Space Recreation; and
  • Suburban Commercial,

along with a number of integrated changes to associated provisions of Volumes I, II and III of the Nelson Resource Management Plan.

What stage is the application at?

On 23 September 2021 Council decided to accept the Plan Change to continue to a Resource Management Act Schedule 1 process.  A Schedule 1 process will involve public notification and hearing of the Plan Change application. The Plan Change must be notified within four months of the Council’s decision. The notification and submission period will be publicly advertised.

See a copy of the officer’s report and recommended resolutions. (670KB PDF)

A copy of the Council minutes will be available at

Further Information

Acknowledgement and Time Extension Letters

Copies of the Private Plan Change Documents

A PDF version of The Private Plan Change documents can be viewed and printed on this page. A hardcopy version can be viewed at Civic House Customer Services Centre. A full version of all the Documents can be ordered and printed for you by Council for the following cost:

200 B&W A4 double-sided pages @.20 = $40.00
45 colour A4 double-sided pages @1.70 = $76.50
165 colour A3 single-sided pages @1.90 = $313.50
Folder $3.00
Inserts $2.00
Staff Time $38.00
TOTAL $473.00

Please contact Customer Services 03 546 0200 to order a copy.

Plan Change Documents

Attachments A - Records of Title

Attachments B - Structure Plan and Planning Maps

Attachments C - Technical Assessments

Attachments C11. Consultation Feedback

 Attachments D - Section 32 Evaluation