Operative Plan Change 27

Minor Dwelling Units

Plan Change 27 introduces specific provisions for minor dwelling units (MDUs) into the District Plan, allowing for their establishment as a permitted activity, subject to meeting requirements relating to siting, size, and relationship to the main dwelling on a site.

The Plan Change documents are available at our Council Service Centres and Libraries or can be downloaded as below.


The Hurunui District Council adopted the hearing panel's recommendations as its decision on District Plan Change 27 – Minor Dwelling Units and the Plan Change became operative on 7 September 2011.

Plan change documents

The plan change documents are in pdf file format and you will need Adobe PDF Reader to view them.

For further information contact Rebecca Holden on 03 314 0058.