Snow delays consultation on the draft Central City
Heavy snowfall in Christchurch during the last two
days has delayed the start of consultation on the draft
Central City Plan.
The draft document is available online
today at centralcityplan.org.nz for people to read, download
and make a written comment, says Christchurch City Council
Strategy and Planning General Manager Mike
“However, the heavy snowfalls in the last
couple of days have meant we have been unable to get printed
copies of the draft Plan out to Council Service Centres,
Libraries and Recreation and Sport Centres.
copies of the draft Plan were due from the printers
yesterday but the snow has meant we have been unable to get
these to Council facilities.”
Mr Theelen says it is
hoped these will be available tomorrow and be at Council
facilities within the next couple of days.
Central City Plan is available for written comments until
5pm on Friday 16 September 2011.
Roadshows begin next
Tuesday 23 August, the draft Plan being taken out to various
locations in the community for the public to learn more
about the Plan, to talk to the planners and make written
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