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Comments on Draft New Brighton Centre Master Plan by 18 Feb

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Comments on Draft New Brighton Centre Master Plan needed by 18 February 2012

Residents and businesses have two weeks left to tell the Christchurch City Council their views on the vision, goals and actions proposed in the Draft New Brighton Centre Master Plan. The Plan has been prepared to support the recovery and rebuild of New Brighton's commercial centre in response to the damage caused by the earthquakes.

The final date for public submissions is 5pm on Monday 18 February 2013.

The Plan is available to view in any of the Council's open service centres and libraries. It is also available online at www.ccc.govt.nz/haveyoursay

City Planning Unit Manager Brigitte de Ronde says the feedback received on the Plan at the recent drop-in session was very encouraging - people are excited about the future of their centre.
"We have had positive feedback on the idea of reinforcing the river-to-sea link through the centre and high on the list of 'must-haves' are the proposed new public toilets and the bus interchange.
"There has been a steady stream of submissions on the Plan coming in - we have already received over 100 - and expect this to build as the closing date for comments approaches.

"People may also want to reflect on the separate, independent proposal to develop a water park in New Brighton. Reference to the water park can be included in formal submissions to the Draft New Brighton Centre Master Plan. However, I would encourage people to make sure they have their say on specific actions in the Draft Master Plan. These submissions will help the Council to understand your views, which will result in a robust, workable Plan that has a high level of community buy-in," she says.

Comments can be:
• made online at www.ccc.govt.nz/haveyoursay
1 emailed to NewBrightonMP@ccc.govt.nz
2 posted to
• Freepost 178
Draft New Brighton Centre Master Plan
Strategy and Planning Group
Christchurch City Council
PO Box 73012
Christchurch 8154
or

* hand-delivered to Civic Offices, 53 Hereford Street.

The Council is also holding a final drop-in session where people can view the draft Master Plan, discuss its content with Council staff and make submissions.

Come along anytime to one of the drop-in session and have your say:

• Wednesday 30 January 2013, 3.30pm-7pm

Burwood/Pegasus Community Boardroom, Corner Beresford and Union streets New Brighton.

To view the Draft New Brighton Centre Master Plan click here

To view the Summary Draft New Brighton Centre Master Plan click here


For more information visit www.ccc.govt.nz/suburbancentres


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