Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (Nelson) Amendment Order (No 2) 2018

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Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (Nelson) Amendment Order (No 2) 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 3rd day of December 2018

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under sections 15 to 17 of the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act 2013

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Housing and Urban Development made in accordance with sections 15(2) and (7) and 16(2), (3), and (4)(a)(i) of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (Nelson) Amendment Order (No 2) 2018.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal order

This order amends the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (Nelson) Order 2017 (the principal order).

4 Clause 5 amended (Outline)

(1)

In clause 5(1)(a), replace “16” with “17”.

(2)

Replace clause 5(3) with:

(3)

See also https://www.hud.govt.nz/residential-housing/housing-affordability/housing-accord/nelson-housing-accord for associated maps and drawings.

5 New Schedule 7AA inserted

After Schedule 7, insert the Schedule 7AA set out in the Schedule of this order.

Schedule New Schedule 7AA inserted

cl 5

Schedule 7AA Richmond (Ngāti Rarua Street) special housing area

cls 6, 7

Part 1 Description of area

All the land shown shaded green, blue, and orange on the drawing named Nelson South SHA and dated 6 September 2017 (as available on https://www.hud.govt.nz/residential-housing/housing-affordability/housing-accord/nelson-housing-accord on the date of commencement of the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (Nelson) Amendment Order (No 2) 2018) (more generally being an area of approximately 5 hectares located near Ngāti Rarua Street, comprising part of Lot 2 DP 8212 (part computer register NL3D/748), part of Lot 3 DP 8212 (part computer register NL3C/1248), and part of Lot 4 DP 8212 (part computer register NL3C/1249)).

Part 2 Criteria for qualifying developments

Maximum number of storeys that buildings may have:2
Maximum calculated height that buildings must not exceed:7.5 metres
Minimum number of dwellings to be built:60

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, amends the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (Nelson) Order 2017 to declare an additional area in the district of Nelson City Council to be a special housing area for the purposes of the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act 2013 (the Act).

The land comprising the special housing area is described in Part 1 of new Schedule 7AA (inserted by clause 5).

This order also specifies the criteria that a development in the special housing area must meet to be a qualifying development for the purposes of the Act. Those criteria, which are additional to the requirement under the Act that the development will be predominantly residential, are set out in Part 2 of new Schedule 7AA and relate to—

  • the maximum number of storeys that buildings in the development may have and the maximum height they may be:

  • the minimum number of dwellings to be built.

This order does not prescribe affordability criteria for the new special housing area.

See also Nelson City Council’s website for more information about special housing areas in the district.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 6 December 2018.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.