The talk about town at the moment surrounds the new Unitary plan to create a capacity for 422,000 new dwellings in Auckland by 2041.
It proposes creating capacity for 270,000 new dwellings to be built in urban areas, 23,000 in live-zoned land in new urban areas, 14,000 in rural zones and 115,000 in Future Urban zones (unlikely to be available in the next seven years.
Single house zone: One house per section (area reduced by 22%)
Mixed housing suburban zone: Four houses up to two storeys per section without resource consent (area expanded by 5%)
Mixed housing urban zone: Four houses up to three storeys per section without resource consent (area expanded by 48%)
Terrace housing and apartment building zone: Apartments of up to five storeys, and in some cases, six or seven storeys (area expanded by 25%)
Find out here how your area will be affected.