following activities are permitted throughout the District and are not
subject to any performance standard or conditions other than those
outlined in this part for specific activity categories:
(a) Temporary Activities.
(b )Temporary Military Training Activities. Subject to 6.6(A).
(c) (i) Reconstruction, maintenance (including stockpiling of
roading materials), modifications to the geometry of the existing road
and state highway network, and improving road design standards, within
any existing road reserve or designation.
(ii) The construction and formation of the indicative
roading shown on the Racecourse Terraces Concept Plan in
Section 5.2A provided any
roading and associated services is designed, constructed and
formed in accordance with the Westland District Council Code
of Practice for Engineering Works.
(iii) The construction and formation of the
indicative roading shown on the Kumara Junction Developments Outline
Development Plan in Section 5.3A, and related local access roading
within the development, provided any roading and associated services
are designed, constructed and formed in accordance with NZS4404:2010.
(d) The construction and maintenance of footways and pedestrian accessways (including pedestrian access facilities).
(e) Street furniture and bus shelters.
(f) Household, commercial and industrial connections to gas, water, drainage and sewer reticulation systems.
Installation and maintenance of pipes for the conveyance of water or
sewage and necessary incidental equipment including household
(h) Construction and maintenance of irrigation systems, open drains and channels for the conveyance of water.
(i) Construction and maintenance of any stopbank or culvert.
Installation and maintenance of transformers, lines and associated
equipment for conveyancing electricity at a voltage up to and including
110 kV with a capacity up to and including 100 MVA. Subject to 6.6(B).
Installation and maintenance of any lines as defined by Section 2 of
the Telecommunications Act 1987. Subject to 6.6(B).
Installation and maintenance of underground pipe networks for the
distribution (but not transmission) of natural or manufactured gas at a
gauge pressure not exceeding 2000 kilopascals and necessary incidental
connections and compressor stations.
(m) Navigational aids and beacons.
Regulatory signs which are required to be erected by the Council;
traffic signs erected by the road controlling authority or Council;
signs denoting the names of the street, number of premises, or the
location, timetable or other details of any public facility; small
identification signs of facilities such as parking areas or toilets
which are less than 0.5m 2 in size, and motorist information
signs erected by a public body denoting facilities in an area.
(o) Meteorological Activities provided that:
(i) The minimum height of masts or poles shall not exceed 12 m and no other structure shall exceed a height of 7.5 m.
(ii) No structure shall be sited closer than 1.5 m to the site boundary of a residential activity.
The maximum site shall not exceed 20 m2.
(p) Any above ground network utility structure subject to 6.6(B).