Hanmer Springs Design Standards

Hanmer Springs historic township is known for its colonial architecture and established trees in Amuri Avenue. The mountainous backdrop and picturesque farmland Hanmer springs design standardsthat surrounds the township makes the town a memorable place to visit.

These special features together with the hot pools make Hanmer Springs a popular retirement and holiday destination. Many people are attracted to the area. The community welcomes new developments and buildings.

The Hurunui District Council and community have been through a consultation process together and have agreed on a set of design standards for the village.

The District Plan seeks to maintain the special character of the town with design standards for new buildings in Hanmer Springs.

If you wish to step outside these standards then you will need a resource consent. Contact the Hurunui District Council Planning Department for further information:

Amberley Office (03) 314-8816 or planning@hurunui.govt.nz

Hanmer Springs Design Standards Brochure

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