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Up coming Events

Keeping you updated with up and coming events

DCC Zoning, 2GP, Minor Dwellings and more

May 18, 2021 - 7pm for 7.30 start

  Chisholm Park, 16 Tahuna Road, Tainui, Dunedin 9013 or Zoom online streaming

About the topic-

  • Current residential density rules and associated provisions under the 2GP (Family Flat allowances, Residential 2 zone subdivision, etc.).
  • Proposed Variation 2 changes, inc.-
    • Allowances for duplex construction on standard residential sites.
    • Ancillary Flats to replace Family Flats.
    • New areas of General Residential 2 zoning.
    • Increased density allowances for development within General Residential 1 zones.
  • Anticipated increase in development contribution fees.
  • Anticipated increase in developers infrastructure obligations.


About me-

  • I grew up in Dunedin (now 45 years old).
  • Finished study for Bachelor of Surveying (at Otago) in 1997.
  • I have worked as a private practice surveyor with Paterson Pitts from 1997 to present (became an owner and director of Paterson Pitts in 2005).
  • Studied for Master of Planning degree (also at) Otago from 2016 to 2019. Graduated in 2020.
  • I am a member of both Survey and Spatial NZ and NZ Planning Institute.
  • I am an owner of a land development company and an owner of a separate commercial property investment company.
  • I am on the board of Otago Accommodation Trust.
  • Married to Christina, and we have 3 kids (25, 17, 12).


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