Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (Queenstown-Lakes) Amendment Order 2018

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Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (Queenstown-Lakes) Amendment Order 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 (Queenstown-Lakes) Amendment Order 2018.

2 Commencement

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

3 Principal order
4 Clause 5 amended (Outline)

(1)

In clause 5(1)(a), replace “1 area” with “2 areas”.

(2)

In clause 5(1)(a), replace “a special housing area” with “special housing areas”.

(3)

In clause 5(1)(b), replace “that special housing area or in parts of that special housing area” with “those special housing areas or in parts of those special housing areas”.

5 Clause 6 amended (Declaration of special housing area)

(1)

In the heading to clause 6, replace area with areas.

(2)

In clause 6, replace “the Schedule is” with “each schedule of this order is severally”.

6 Clause 7 amended (Criteria for qualifying developments in special housing area and parts of special housing area)

(1)

In the heading to clause 7, replace area with areas in each place.

(2)

In clause 7(1), replace “the Schedule” with “each schedule of this order”.

(3)

In clause 7(1)(a), replace “Schedule” with “schedule”.

7 New Schedule 2 inserted

After the Schedule, insert as Schedule 2 the schedule set out in the Schedule of this order.

Schedule New Schedule 2 inserted

cl 7

Schedule 2 Arthurs Point (Bullendale Drive) special housing area

cls 6, 7

Part 1 Description of area

Land identificationComputer registerArea (ha)
Lot 2 DP 12913OT8D/12234.1227

Part 2 Criteria for qualifying developments

Maximum number of storeys that buildings may have:4
Maximum calculated height that buildings must not exceed:11 metres
Minimum number of dwellings to be built:3

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 (Queenstown-Lakes) Order 2017 to declare 1 additional area in the Queenstown-Lakes District to be a special housing area for the purposes of the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act 2013 (the Act).

This order also specifies the criteria that a development in the new 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, 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.

This order updates the reference to the Internet site on which the special housing area maps may be viewed.

See also Queenstown-Lakes District 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.