The Wellington City Council Hearing Committee report and recommendation to Wellington City Council regarding the Westchester Drive link road was completed on 7 July 2009. The initial page to that report is given below and the full report is available here (PDF 270 kb)
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Service Request No: 189274
File Reference: 0600 1194585
25 – 27 May 2009 (Hearing)
29 May & 22 June 2009 (Deliberations)
Cr Sally Baber (Chair), Cr Paul Bruce and Commissioner Stuart Kinnear
DATE OF REPORT:
Tuesday, 7 July 2009
(WCC Reference Information removed)
TO: THE WELLINGTON CITY COUNCIL
FROM: JOINT HEARING COMMITTEE WELLINGTON CITY COUNCIL & WELLINGTON REGIONAL COUNCIL
DATE: 7 JULY 2009
SUBJECT: NOTICE OF REQUIREMENT TO ALTER EXISTING WESTCHESTER DRIVE DESIGNATION NO. 134.
AUTHORITY TO REPORT
A Committee comprising Cr Sally Baber (Chair), Cr Paul Bruce and Commissioner Stuart Kinnear (the Committee) was formally appointed by the Wellington City Council (the Council) with delegated authority to hear and make a recommendation to the Council on a Notice of Requirement (NOR) for an alteration to Designation 134 in the Wellington City District Plan (the District Plan) for the public work of a new road between the intersection of Westchester Drive and Lakewood Avenue and the intersection of Middleton Road and Westchester Drive East. The NOR was made by the Wellington City Council as Requiring Authority having responsibility for the proposed road.
The Committee heard the NOR jointly with applications from the Council to the Greater Wellington Regional Council (WRC) for resource consents for road construction, stream diversion, bridge construction, bank protection and discharge of stormwater in respect of the proposed work. This report and recommendation relates to the NOR.
The Committee recommends to the Wellington City Council that pursuant to sections 168A and 181 of the resource Management Act 1991 the Notice of Requirement for alterations to Designation 134 for a new road (Westchester Drive) be confirmed, subject to the addition of the following conditions; and further recommends that an Outline Plan need not be submitted for the new road pursuant to section 176A(2)(b) of the Resource Management Act 1991.