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Planning rules change to allow more houses to be built

19 October 2021
New Zealand Government
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Extract from the Ministers' press release:

Red tape cut to boost housing supply

  • New building intensification rules will mean up to three homes of up to three storeys can be built on most sites without the need for a resource consent
  • New rules will result in at least 48,200 and as many as 105,500 new homes built in next 5-8 years
  • Bringing forward by at least one year the implementation of the National Policy Statement on Urban Development (NPS-UD) that cuts red tape that blocks housing development
  • Labour and National work together to provide policy certainty to developers and first home buyers...

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