View all publications

Implementing the national planning standards - Options for district, regional and combined plans

Publication date:  September 2020
Publication reference number:  INFO 983

This guidance is intended to help councils identify a suitable pathway to comply with the district, regional and combined plan-related timeframes in the 17. Implementation Standard. It is directed mainly towards those councils not undertaking a full review of their plan or policy statement within the implementation timeframes. 

Note: The 16. Electronic Accessibility and Functionality Standard has been excluded from the scope of this guidance due to its technical and administrative nature.