Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...

Special Housing Areas

Find out how we deal with applications and view details of current proposals.

Special Housing Areas

The following Special Housing Areas have been proposed to the Tasman District Council.

The first applications were considered by Council on 22 June 2017.

Subsequent applications have been considered by Council as follows:

  • 22 March 2018 - 10 Chisnall St, Richmond - this was declined by the Associate Minister for Housing and Urban Development
  • 14 June 2018 - amendment to Highland Drive SHA (declined by Tasman District Council)
  • 9 August 2018 - amendment to Angelus Avenue SHA (awaiting decision by the Associate Minister for Housing and Urban Development)

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Processing Special Housing Area applications

The process and time frames we follow for applications has been streamlined. The goal is increasing the supply of residential land in the Tasman District.

How to propose a Special Housing Area
How are Special Housing Areas selected?