Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Fitzroy's fate decided by independent commissioner

Fitzroy's fate decided by independent commissioner

An independent commissioner has granted consent to Golden City Developments Ltd for demolition and construction on the site of the former Fitzroy Hotel, 75-77 Wakefield Street.

A summary of reasons given by the commissioner, Mr Allan Dormer, for granting the consent follows: in terms of the requirements of the Resource Management Act and subject to the recommended conditions of consent, any actual or potential adverse effects have been minimised the proposal is in accordance with relevant national and regional policy statement and objectives of the Operative Plan and the Proposed Plan although the Fitzroy Hotel is the subject of a Proposed Variation to the Plan, the demolition of the building retains its former status as a restricted controlled activity.

Therefore, in accordance with the Resource Management Act, the demolition cannot be declined consent other issues including the duration of the consent, the payment of financial contributions, correspondence from nearby landowners, heritage matters and monitoring have also been considered in the determination of this application.

There are a number of conditions that the developer must adhere to in order to comply with the resource consent which include: the taking of a full photographic record of all exterior and original interior heritage spaces prior to works commencing on the site.

This is to be displayed in the entry foyer of the new apartment building to the satisfaction and approval of council the payment of a reserve financial contribution prior to the start of any building development the payment of a consent compliance monitoring charge to recover actual and reasonable costs incurred when ensuring compliance with the conditions attached to the consent prior to any works commencing the developer must submit to council an extensive traffic management plan and a demolition and construction management plan that must be adhered to details of exterior materials, colours and finishes to be used are to be submitted to council for approval prior to the lodgement of a building consent application no single unit title of less than 30m2 will be permitted prior to the lodgement of a building consent application, a copy of a waste management plan should be lodged with council the consent expires two years from the date of commencement

Mr Dormer’s decision is made under powers delegated to him by Auckland City’s Regulatory and Fixtures Subcommittee.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Scoop 3.0: How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

Entering into its third decade of operation, the Scoop news ecosystem is set to undergo another phase of transformation and evolution.

We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure and offer even more valuable business tools to commercial users of Scoop. More>>

 
 

Speaking Of Transport: Public Engagement On Wellington Scenarios

“Our work on possible solutions for Wellington’s transport future is ongoing, but has progressed to the stage where we’re ready to share our ideas with the public and seek their feedback to help guide our next steps...” More>>

ALSO:

Parental Leave: National's Time-Sharing Change Fails

National has proposed a change to the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill that would allow both parents to take paid parental leave at the same time, if that is what suits them best. More>>

ALSO:

Train Free Thursday: Workers Strike To Defend Terms Of Employment

"They signed up to these conditions a year ago when they got the contract for Wellington's rail services. Now they're trying to increase profits by squeezing frontline workers." More>>

ALSO:

Seclusion: Ombudsman Emphasises Importance Of Monitoring

Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero says that while there have been changes to the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 to prohibit the use of seclusion, the report is an important reminder of the importance of regular monitoring of schools. More>>

ALSO:

United Future History: "All Good Things Must End"

'We’re extremely proud of what we’ve achieved over the past 15 years, working alongside the government of the day, both National and Labour.' Mr Light told members on Monday. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The TPP Outcome, And The Hobbit Law

Somehow the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal has come lurching back from the dead – and as predicted in this column last week, the member countries gathered in Vietnam have announced a deal in broad principle, shunted aside until a later date the stuff on which they don’t agree, and declared victory. More>>

Agreeing To Differ: Greens Maintain Opposition To TPPA
“The Green Party has long opposed the TPPA. The new proposed deal, which came out of the weekend’s talks, still contains key ISDS concessions to corporations that put our democracy at risk, so our position remains the same,” said Green Party trade spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman. More>>

ALSO:

Monitoring Report: A New Chapter For Children’s Rights In New Zealand?

The Children’s Commissioner is calling on the country to embrace children’s rights to ensure their overall well-being. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election