We provide a broad range of services, including resource consent applications and resource consent processing for local authorities, urban design advice and the preparation of district plan changes, consultancy and advice services for potential site developments, preparing subdivision applications, natural hazard policy formation for local and central government - to name a few.

OUR SERVICES

 
 
 

RESOURCE CONSENT APPLICATIONS

We prepare resource consent applications for a variety of public and private clients.

These projects can range from small residential additions, through to large and complex multi-unit residential developments, industrial developments or greenfield subdivisions. Our strong local-Government background ensures that our applications meet the council's needs and legislative requirements, all of which assist in streamlining your projects.

We take a team approach to larger developments. This is where we regularly meet with the client and the specialists required during the preparation of the application to ensure that all the correct information is being provided in a timely manner. It also ensures effective problem-solving, resulting in a better outcome for all parties.

URBAN DESIGN

We provide high-quality design advice to support a variety of private developments and plan changes.

Our Urban Design Team work with the client to deliver projects that meet their needs, while still meeting council's design requirements. Our Urban Design Team are the preferred supplier of urban design advice for a variety of private clients and local councils.

The urban design services we provide include:

  • Reviewing and assisting with the design around multi-unit developments

  • Preparing urban design statements

  • Reviewing developments for compliance with design guides

  • Preparing urban design evidence to support plan changes

  • Advising on appropriate development forms for structure plans.

NATURAL HAZARD RESEARCH

We specialise in developing Natural Hazard policy. 

 

 

We take the current best practice approach of risk-based planning to address natural hazards and develop district plan provisions that appropriately manage development within identified hazard zones. We maintain excellent relationships with key providers of natural hazard information in New Zealand and continue to work with these parties in developing national best practices around land use planning and natural hazards. 

PRIVATE PLAN CHANGES

We are experienced in preparing plan changes for private clients. 

 

We have been involved in rezoning a number of properties for a variety of private clients to reach the full potential of a site for residential development. We are skilled in managing the entire plan change process, including liaison with Council and various experts, preparing the plan change documentation and taking it through the Council process.

 
 

DISTRICT PLAN POLICY AND  PLAN CHANGES

We are the preferred consultant for the preparation of plan changes for several councils.

 

We have substantial experience in preparing and managing a variety of plan changes for both councils. This involves managing the entire process, including evidence collection, section 32 report preparation, the Schedule 1 process, urban design recommendations and presenting evidence at hearings. 

 

Plan change topics that we have undertaken include:

  • Outstanding Natural Landscapes and Features;

  • Significant Natural Areas;

  • Natural Hazards (flooding, fault rupture, tsunami and coastal erosion);

  • Rezoning individual sites for residential development;

  • Protecting Urban Tree Groups; and

  • Reviewing signage provisions;

  • Rural Residential Chapters;

  • Commercial Zones;

  • Earthworks provisions;

  • The Coastal Environment.

NATURAL HAZARD RESEARCH

We specialise in developing Natural Hazard policy. 

 

We take the current best practice approach of risk-based planning to address natural hazards and develop district plan provisions that appropriately manage development within identified hazard zones. We maintain excellent relationships with key providers of natural hazard information in New Zealand and continue to work with these parties in developing national best practices around land use planning and natural hazards. 

RESOURCE CONSENT PROCESSING

Our strong local Government background means that we are the preferred supplier of resource consent processing for a number of councils.

 

We have specialist territorial council processing staff who deliver high quality decisions that meet the statutory requirements within the legislative timeframes. Many councils use Urban Edge Planning to process their complex applications, including the presentation of of expert evidence at their hearings.

 
 
 

We prepare high-calibre landscape architecture design and documentation.

 

Our Landscape Architect will prepare landscape design documentation for residential projects; including single unit, multi-unit, and multi-staged developments. We have a commitment to designing holistic, liveable spaces that build resilient and vibrant communities. 

 

We work collaboratively with clients, architects, planners and urban designers to create sustainable solution to meet the complex requirements for our outdoor environments while meeting local government design standards.

 

We can assist you throughout the entirety of the design process; from the preparation of early concept designs submitted with planning consent applications, to the construction detailing and supervision required to being the development to completion.

The Landscape Architecture  services we provide include:

  • Residential master-planning and land development design;

  • Consent documentation including planting, hardscape and fencing plans, with accompanying schedules, palettes and specifications;

  • Detailed design drawing packages;

  • Construction drawings and site supervision

LANDSCAPING ARCHITECTURE 

Urban Edge Planning Limited

 

PO Box 39071

Wellington Mail Centre

Lower Hutt 5045

 

P: 022 494 1288

E: admin@urbanedgeplanning.co.nz

© 2018 Urban Edge Planning Limited. All rights reserved. Site by fwc.

REACH US

Our people are experienced, qualified and well respected.

 

If you need assistance with your next Resource Consent application, Urban Design, District Plan policy, or Natural Hazard, works, contact us today. We can help.