District Plan and Planning Documents


District Plan

The District Plan has been operative since 1 December 2002. District Plans, which are a legal requirement under the Resource Management Act, place controls on land use and subdivisions. They specify particular environmental outcomes that Council should aim for.

This document contains the District Plan's policies and rules. The accompanying document contains a series of planning maps. Hard copies of both documents can be purchased from the Council.

Important Notice For All District Plan Users

Plan Change 55 is 'operative in part' from 16 August 2018 - to view operative in part PC55 - District Wide Rules please click here.

Notification of Decision on Plan Change 60, 1 May 2017

Please check Plan Change 60 decision documents for provisions that must be treated as legally operative pursuant to Section 86F of the Resource Management Act 1991.

Please contact Council's consent planners on (06) 323 000 to confirm the status of Plan Change 60 provisions as they apply to your development or activity.

Updated: 16 August 2018

NOTE: The plan below is being superseded and will be replaced once it is available. Please refer to the operative in part version here which incorporates Plan Change 55 - operative 16 August 2018.

For further information and assistance as we transition to a new planning document, please contact Council's consent planners on (06) 323 000.

Operative District Plan - Complete (24.5MB PDF Files)

Feilding Town Centre - Zone Maps (980KB PDF Files)

Industrial Area - Zone Maps (6.5MB PDF Files)

District Plan - Zone Maps (10MB PDF Files)

(Important Note: The Planning Maps which apply to the Feilding Town Centre have been updated. For the most recent zone information please refer to the Feilding Town Centre Maps above).

FAQs for The District Plan

Information about proposed changes to the Manawatu District Plan

Information about adopted changes to the Manawatu District Plan

State of the Environment

The Council also monitors the state of the environment in the District, click here to view the State of the Environment Report.