Planning Practice in New Zealand
A practical guide to planning in practice in New Zealand
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Planning Practice in New Zealand is the first text which provides an up-to-date and comprehensive discussion of the practical issues and challenges faced the application of planning law in New Zealand.
The work begins with an introduction to the New Zealand planning process and relevant legislation before discussing the implementation of the Resource Management Act and examining additional topics of importance such as the Local Government Act; hazards; Māori planning issues; urban and heritage design, and planning for transportation and aging.
Written by leading academics and planning practitioners, Planning Practice in New Zealand is a unique and invaluable resource for all those involved NZ planning practice including planners, planning advisors and consultants, architects, heritage consultants, compliance managers, resource officers and legal advisors.
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Table of contents
Part 1 – An Introduction
1. Introduction to NZ planning process
Part 2 – The Implementation of the Resource Management Act
2. The structure and purpose of the RMA
3. Plan making under the RMA
4. The life of a resource consent
5. Designation and heritage order under the RMA
6. Decision making under the RMA
7. Enforcement under the RMA
8. Monitoring and evaluation of plans and resource consents
9. The appeals process
Part 3 – Specialist Topics
10. Planning under the LGA 2002
11. Natural hazards planning
12. Māori planning issues
13. Rural planning
14. Planning and urban design
15. Transportation planning
16. Planning and land use economics
17. Heritage issues
18. Subdivision issues
19. Professional planning in practice