Category Archives: Built Environment

JCA submission on WCC Urban Growth Plan

WCC released its Urban Growth Plan for consultation in September 2014. After the shambolic mess that was WCCs District Plan Change 72, where WCC earmarked areas for “intensification” in outer suburbs that were massively at odds with what residents wanted, … Continue reading

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When is the Mall to be redeveloped?

Its a long story – full of much intrigue, greed and politics. But the bottom line is, ‘probably not for many years’, – due mainly to WCC policies that effectively prohibit it. The Johnsonville mall redevelopment is an issue tied … Continue reading

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JCA – Environment Court Decision

Johnsonville residents are celebrating four major victories resulting from their Environment Court challenge against WCCs efforts to create a high-density housing zone in the middle of their suburb. These are: the concession about negative traffic and parking impacts, the removal … Continue reading

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