Existing Use Rights

If you want to replace a building that was damaged or destroyed in the earthquake, or restart an activity that stopped due to the earthquake you might be able to rely on existing use rights.

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Useful links:


  • Examples of where Existing Use Rights might be useful

  • Talk to a Council Planner. You can Phone 03 319 5026 and select option 5 for planning; or call in at the Council offices (96 West End). No appointment is necessary, but you may prefer to book ahead to ensure a Planner is available.


3 August 2018