Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Bill

  • enacted

Subpart 3Development and implementation of planning instruments

Recovery Strategy

11  Chief executive to develop Recovery Strategy for Minister's approval
  • (1) The chief executive must develop a Recovery Strategy and submit the document to the Minister for his or her approval.

    (2) The Minister may approve a Recovery Strategy.

    (3) The Recovery Strategy is an overarching, long-term strategy for the reconstruction, rebuilding, and recovery of greater Christchurch, and may (without limitation) include provisions to address—

    • (a) the areas where rebuilding or other redevelopment may or may not occur, and the possible sequencing of rebuilding or other redevelopment:

    • (b) the location of existing and future infrastructure and the possible sequencing of repairs, rebuilding, and reconstruction:

    • (c) the nature of the Recovery Plans that may need to be developed and the relationship between the plans:

    • (d) any additional matters to be addressed in particular Recovery Plans, including who should lead the development of the plans.

    (4) The Recovery Strategy must be developed in consultation with Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury, Selwyn District Council, and Waimakariri District Council, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, and any other persons or organisations that the Minister considers appropriate.

    (5) The Minister must notify his or her approval in the Gazette.