Category Archives: Housing

WCC Spatial Plan: Add Your Voice! (Or Ours…)

WCC Councillors vote tomorrow, 24 June 2021, on proposals for a Spatial Plan that will dramatically change the future shape of Johnsonville. A copy of the JCA presentation outlining our concerns and recommendations will soon be available here. You are … Continue reading

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November 2017 meeting – shonky consents, social action, and pipes for poop

Johnsonville Residents are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Johnsonville Community Association, beginning at the earlier time of 7pm on Wednesday 29 November at the Johnsonville Community Centre.

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Do you love the smell of diesel in the morning?

Most of our ‘Northern Suburbs” homes are zoned “outer residential”. Sounds innocuous, right? Wrong. Continue reading

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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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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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