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The Land Use Recovery Plan - The Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) took effect on 6 December 2013. It is a statutory document that directs the Waimakariri District Council to make changes to its District Plan. Some of these changes have already occurred, while others are to be developed by the Council and provided to the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery within specified timeframes. Comments are now invited on Actions 12, 21, 26 and 28. Comments will need to be received by 5 pm on Friday 17 October 2014.


New Food Licensing Requirements - The Government's new Food Act means the district's non-profit groups will no longer need a food licence for food stalls.

Developing Gladstone Park - Council will be preparing plans to guide development of Gladstone Park as a sport and recreation reserve. We are keen to hear your ideas on what you would like to see at the park. We want your ideas by 29 September 2014.

Infrastructure Recovery - The Council's infrastructure rebuild programme also involves infrastructure works in the Red Zone.  We have undertaken necessary investigations and prepared cost estimates to determine preferred works in most instances, but cannot progress all required works until future Red Zone decisions are made. The report is available on our Infrastructure Recovery page. 

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