What is MDH?



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The following local authorities in this region have rules or guidance relating to medium-density housing: Horowhenua District.

Horowhenua District 

Horowhenua district plan – residential

This document identifies the residential zones in Horowhenua (including MDH) and the applicable rules including height, setbacks, outdoor areas and building coverage.

Horowhenua district plan – MDH design guidelines

This resource provides design guidelines for MDH including lot design and site layout, on-site amenity, external amenity, design and appearance, access, parking, manoeuvring and infrastructure.

Whanganui District

Whanganui district plan

This web page provides links to the various parts of the Whanganui district plan, which set out the rules for housing development.