Canterbury Regional Policy Statement
The Canterbury Regional Policy Statement 2013 provides an overview of the resource management issues in the Canterbury region, and the objectives, policies and methods to achieve integrated management of natural and physical resources. The methods include directions for provisions in district and regional plans.
The policy statement became operative on 15 January 2013.
The Land Use Recovery Plan for Greater Christchurch was approved by the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery and was gazetted on 6 December 2013, taking effect that day.
It is a statutory document that directed Environment Canterbury to make changes to the Regional Policy Statement. These changes include inserting Chapter 6 —'Recovery and Rebuilding of Greater Christchurch' and adding a glossary/definitions.
Read more about the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement here.
Read below the latest version of the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement dated February 2017
- 7.0MB Download the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement 2013 - Revised February 2017
- 20.6MB Download Appendix 5 - Maps - Revised February 2017
- 10.8MB Updated - Guidelines for the Application of Ecological Significance Criteria for Indigenous Vegetation and Habitats of Indigenous Fauna in Canterbury Region