The following local authorities in this region have rules or guidance relating to medium-density housing: Kapiti Coast District, Lower Hutt City, Porirua City, Upper Hutt City and Wellington City.
Kapiti Coast District
This guide seeks to inform best practice in the planning and design of MDH and covers site design, building components, amenity values and character.
Lower Hutt City
This resource identifies the rules for the Hutt City general residential area including MDH.
This document identifies the various areas of the Porirua suburban zone including MDH and the relevant rules and standards including density, outdoor living, site coverage and parking.
Upper Hutt City
This document defines the residential zones in Upper Hutt including MDH and identifies relevant rules including a design guide for comprehensive residential development.
This document identifies relevant rules for Wellington residential areas including MDH.
This document provides design assessment criteria for developments subject to resource consent. In particular, it applies to a range of development scenarios outlined in the Wellington Residential Area Rules.
This document describes design considerations for MDH in the Johnsonville area including built form, setbacks, fences, landscaping and parking.