The Council is required to prepare a district plan under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA). The district plan is
the primary document managing land uses and development within the Napier City boundaries.The district plan is to assist
in promoting the sustainable management of the City's natural and physical resources.
It is an important document for every resident of Napier. It manages the environment within the City boundary
and impacts on everyday matters such as the noise levels we encounter, and the height of buildings around us.
The Proposed City of Napier District Plan was released for public submissions on 11 November 2000. The 287 submissions
received covered a wide range of issues. Hearing of submissions commenced in February 2002 and have been completed on
The Council declared the City of Napier District Plan operative on the 21st November 2011.
Viewing District Plan
There are several options to view the District Plan:
On this website
Napier City Council Building (2nd Floor, Planning Department), 231 Hastings Street Napier
Napier Public Library, Station Street Napier
Taradale Public Library, White Street Taradale Napier
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Temporary Road Closure - Stormwater Project TENNYSON STREET STORMWATER PROJECT
Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342 that the following streets will be closed to all traffic from 7.00am Wednesday 1 May
Faraday Centre... The Faraday centre aims to provide a resource for educators to use to teach our children about the technology of everyday items and allows for the preservation and demonstration of regional technology of historical significance.