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The Independent Hearings Panel was appointed, in accordance with the Canterbury Earthquake (Christchurch Replacement District Plan) Order 2014, to hear submissions and make decisions on the Proposed Christchurch Replacement District Plan, including Banks Peninsula, to facilitate the recovery and development of Christchurch.

The hearings are now complete and all Decisions have been issued by the Panel and notified by the Christchurch City Council. Decisions are posted on this website under Decisions.

Final updated planning maps can be viewed on the General Documents page.

View the Christchurch District Plan on the Christchurch City Council website here.


The office of the Secretariat will continue to be staffed on a part time basis. Please direct any correspondence to: