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Draft Townbelt Management Policy – PUBLIC MEETING 13 NOVEMBER

Wellington City Council is reviewing management of the Town Belt.  Late last year it approved nine guiding principles for its management. It is now in the second stage of this work and is seeking public views on:

1.   Draft Town Belt Management Plan: This plan will direct our management of the Town Belt for the next 10 years.  Download the Draft Plan 2012-10-townbelt-plan (warning it is a whopper!), Download Summary of the Plan2012-10-townbelt-summary.

2.   Legislative changes: These set out our drafting instructions for a Parliamentary Bill that would strengthen the protection of the Town Belt.  Download Drafting instructions2012-10-townbelt-instructions.

Further information is available at see and in Council libraries.

There will be a meeting with a presentation and opportunity for questions at Newtown Park Function Room, Roy Street, 7.30pm, Tuesday 13 November.

Comments are due by Monday 10 December 2012.  They can be submittedby completing the Town Belt Legislative and Policy Review submission form found online or by writing down your comments and sending them to WCC  by:

Going online:

  • Email:
  • Post: Freepost, Parks and Gardens(REPL01), Wellington City Council, PO Box 2199, Wellington 6140
  • Fax: 801 3155

You can also make an oral submission supporting your written submission to City Councillors. If you wish to do so please include this is written comments.

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