Decision: Integrated Development Plan (IDP) QA2 for 121-127 and 129-135 Beaumont Street; 184 and 200 Pakenham Street; and 61- 69 Daldy Street
GRANTED with conditions: R/LUC/2015/2098. Application made by Goodman (Paihia) Limited. The IDP is to enable the future integrated development of 9,793m2 of land in Quarter Area 2 (QA2) of Wynyard Quarter to provide a framework of permissible built form, massing, open space, traffic and parking effects and activities across the block of land. In addition, the proposal seeks to modify development controls relating to the maximum height, site intensity, office GFA, maximum parking rates, reduction in exclusive marine and fishing activity, removal of the required north-south lane, and various other traffic related matters. The application proceeded on a non-notified basis.
The land use consents were for district land use consent (DLUC) to provide car parking for more than 100 vehicles relating to an activity; DLUC for the provision of vehicle accesses with Defined Road Boundaries; DLUC to breach the requirement for on-site loading spaces to be provided, with none being provided for the proposed buildings on the southern side of the block; DLUC for an IDP where there is a concurrent development control infringement to exceed maximum IDP site intensity and maximum parking; DLUC to permit the transfer of 3310m2 of GFA from the Sailor’s Corner site at 2 Westhaven Drive, being a Character Building located in QA3. The transfer of GFA to another quarter area in Wynyard Quarter is not provided for as an activity in the district plan; DLUC for greater than 100m2 of GFA for office, marine and fishing retail, retail, food and beverage, entertainment/gathering or education activities; DLUC to infringe the IDP maximum height as follows:
- Building 1: proposed maximum height 27m where 25m plus 2m roof is permitted
- Building 2: proposed maximum height 27m where 25m plus 2m roof / 31m is permitted
- Building 3: proposed maximum height 35m where 31m is permitted
- Building 4: proposed maximum height 35m where 31m is permitted
- Building 6: proposed maximum height 27m where 25m plus 2m roof is permitted
- Building 7: proposed maximum height 39m where 25m plus 2m roof is permitted
- Building 8: proposed maximum height 31m where 25m plus 2m roof / 31m is permitted
- Building 9: proposed maximum height 39m where 31m is permitted
- Building 10: proposed maximum height 31m where 25m plus 2m roof / 31m is permitted
DLUC to modify street frontage alignment and height control to permit “gaps” between the buildings from the first floor level up; DLUC to infringe the maximum IDP site intensity (GFA) where 4.5:1 and 4:1 in part is permitted and across the site, 4.8:1 has been granted; DLUC to increase the total office GFA for QA2 to 74,032m2 involving a maximum GFA of 19,375m2 for the proposed IDP and 54,648m2 for approved IDP2; DLUC to exceed the maximum parking ratios for office activity where 1/150m2 of GFA was permitted and 1/100m2 has been granted, and for residential activity where 1/80m2 of GFA was permitted and 1/67m2 of GFA has been granted; DLUC to modify the ‘Access to Sites with Multiple Frontage’ development control that applies on Daldy Street where vehicle access will be provided through Special Character Frontage into the East/West Lane, and vehicle exit will be provided onto Beaumont Street; DLUC to modify the vehicular access over footpaths development control to provide vehicle access from Daldy Street, being subject to Special Character Frontage controls; DLUC to modify the Lanes and View Shafts development control as no north-south lane as previously required will be provided. DLUC to modify the requirement for marine and fishing activity at ground level as detailed in Quarter Plan E. No viewshafts have been removed (or reduced in width) under the IDP. The only potential lanes that are being removed are the north south lanes through the two small blocks owned by Goodman and Panuku Development Auckland between Gaunt and Madden Streets.