National Policy Statement on Urban Development

22 August 2019
New Zealand Government
Publication date:

The Government has published a discussion document for a proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development.

Planning for successful cities. A discussion document on a proposed national policy statement on urban development 

Submissions close Thursday 10 October 2019.

Read the Ministers' press release


...Phil Twyford said the proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development would direct councils – particularly in the six high growth centres of Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown – to free up their planning rules while focusing on high-quality streets, neighbourhoods and communities. ...

Last updated: 2019-08-22