The Government invites submissions on the proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity
On: 8 June 2016
The proposed new National Policy Statement directs councils to provide sufficient development capacity in their resource management plans to meet housing and business demand.
It also includes a range of specific policies to support this. This would facilitate urban development that meets a range of needs for homes and jobs.
Anyone can make a submission, either online or in writing. Background documents, including a regulatory impact statement and discussion paper, are available on Ministry for the Environment website.
The closing date for submissions is Friday 15 July 2016.