District Plan

The District Plan directs how we change, develop and use our environment, as well as how we protect and safeguard it for future generations.

Operative District Plan

The Porirua City District Plan became operative in 1999. It sets the framework for land-use planning, and contains the current provisions and rules that manage Porirua's resources and environment.

News - District Plan consultation underway

Proposed District Plan - Decisions Version 2023

Decisions have been made on the Proposed District Plan and incorporated into the plan.

Click here for the Proposed District Plan Decisions

Click here for the Proposed District Plan Appeals


Responding to growth

There are two major developments in the planning stages to respond to growth in Porirua. Council is working in partnership with Kāinga Ora and Ngāti Toa on the Porirua Development in Eastern Porirua. Plimmerton Farm is a Council initiated proposed plan change to rezone the 384 hectare Plimmerton Farm site.