Planning rules change to allow more houses to be built
19 October 2021
Source:New Zealand Government
Extract from the Ministers' press release:
- 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...
Housing assessment for the Auckland region. National policy statement on urban development 2020
The National Policy Statement on Urban Development 2020 requires Auckland Council to complete a housing capacity assessment by 31 July 2021. The housing capacity assessment has been completed and will be available on this website this week.