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.

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Proposed District Plan – Appeals Version 2024

The Proposed District Plan has been updated to identify provisions of the plan that are subject to an appeal. Rules that are not subject to appeal are now treated as operative, pursuant to section 86F of the Resource Management Act 1991.

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Find out more about 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.