Proposed Plan Change 1165, 1151 and 1091 State Highway 1, Marton

Clauses 5 , 16A, and 21 of Schedule 1, Resource Management Act 1991

Rangitīkei District Council has adopted the Proposed District Plan Change for rezoning of approximately 217 ha of rural land at 1165, 1151 and 1091 State Highway 1, Marton, to be industrial land, and for amending District Plan maps 4 and 21 to reflect the zone change.

The proposal may be downloaded or inspected at the Council’s libraries at Marton, Bulls and Taihape or at the Council’s Marton Administration Office (46 High Street, Marton).

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Michael Hodder, 06 327-0099 or

The following persons may make a submission on the proposal:

  • the local authority in its own area may make a submission; and
  • any other person may make a submission but, if the person could gain an advantage in trade competition through the submission, then the person may do so only if the person is directly affected by an effect of the proposal that—
    • adversely affects the environment; and
    • does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

You may make a submission by sending a written or electronic submission to Rangitīkei District Council by

  • hand-delivery to 46 High Street, Marton; or
  • post to Private Bag 1102, Marton 4441; or
  • email to

The submission must be in form 5 and must state whether or not you wish to be heard on your submission. Copies of this form are available from the Rangitīkei District Council or by phone 0800 422 522. Please note that the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Regulations 2003 provides that the use of a form is not invalid only because it contains minor differences from a form prescribed by those regulations as long as the form that is used has the same effect as the prescribed form and is not misleading.

Submissions close on Monday 23 September 2019, 5.00 pm.

The process for public participation in the consideration of the proposal under the Act is as follows:

  • after the closing date for submission, Rangitīkei District Council must prepare a summary of decisions requested by submitters and give public notice of the availability of this summary and where the summary and submissions can be inspected; and
  • there must be an opportunity for the following persons to make a further submission in support of, or in opposition to, the submissions already made:
    • any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest;
    • any person who has an interest in the proposal greater than the general public has;
    • the local authority itself; and
  • if a person making a submission asks to be heard in support of his or her submission, a hearing must be held; and
  • Rangitīkei District Council must give its decision on the provisions and matters raised in the submissions (including its reasons for accepting or rejecting submissions) and give public notice of its decision within 2 years of notifying the proposal and serve it on every person who made a submission at the same time; and
  • any person who has made a submission has the right to appeal against the decision on the proposal to the Environment Court if,—
    • in relation to a provision or matter that is the subject of the appeal, the person referred to the provision or matter in the person’s submission on the proposal; and
    • in the case of a proposal that is a proposed policy statement or plan, the appeal does not seek the withdrawal of the proposal as a whole.