New housing rules: The big changes for Auckland

Auckland Council will be releasing the new housing intensification rules soon. Please give feedback to Auckland Council on their proposed changes to housing density on Have Your Say, from 19 April – 9 May 2022.

Read the proposed changes here:

and further information here, including an explanation of special character:

Note there is no mention of Special Character, only sites of ‘cultural and historic significance’.  Does your or your neighbours’ house have a special character overlay?  Do you want to retain that character? You can check whether your house has a special character overlay here: