Planning for Growth

Planning for Growth is a project about the people of Wellington and bringing the things we love and value about our city into the conversation about how we plan for the city's future growth. Planning for Growth builds on the goals from Our City Tomorrow and includes a review of the Wellington Urban Growth Plan as well as the District Plan, both of which impact and shape Wellington's urban environment.

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How we got here

In 2017, we asked Wellingtonians what they wanted for Our City Tomorrow.

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Spatial Plan

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District Plan Review

We will also be undertaking a full review of the current Wellington City Council District Plan. The District Plan will ultimately include objectives, policies, and rules to implement the Spatial Plan.

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See some of our frequently asked questions and answers for more information on aspects of our Planning for Growth project.

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Backyard Tāonga

Learn more about the work we’ve been doing with ecology and landscape specialists, and local Iwi to identify important natural areas of native bush and landscapes around the city. This is part of the overall District Plan review and we will be consulting on new ways to protect these special places.

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