Committee chairwoman Gail Collingwood said after a visit to the site yesterday that the committee had not reached a decision. With a committee member unavailable until Wednesday, a decision was expected by the end of next week but was not certain, she said.
Moves by the Tasman District Council to protect cliffs between Kina and Ruby Bay have been welcomed by the developer who sparked them. “American businessman Alan Trent said he totally supported the measures adopted by councilors this week, while he was out of town.” “The new rules make total sense to us,” he said.” The measures were sparked by a public backlash over earthworks Mr Trent has already carried out, which have flattened a section of the cliffs. ” The earthworks were allowed under current council rules. “Councilors decided on Wednesday that any more significant earthworks on the cliff line should require resource consent first.”
The council is also now considering another variation, which would prohibit certain earthworks in the entire coastal environment, including changing the height of a ridgeline. The Nelson City Council has turned down a controversial proposal to build three townhouses on the site of an old villa in Nile St. In a decision released today, it said the development was too tall and bulky for the neighborhood.
The decision comes after a public outcry over the plan to remove the villa, believed to have been built in 1895, and replace it with the townhouses. “Villa owners William and Catherine Vincent have already received approval to remove the villa, which has been recognized by the council as a heritage building but not been given any specific protection.
They subsequently applied for resource consent to subdivide the site into three lots and build a townhouse on each, two of which would be two levels and the other three levels. Get the equality of the arrangement esteem and hand over title deeds to the buyer’s own specific conveyancing Melbourne. The council’s application committee said in its decision that the Vincentâs had put a lot of effort into designing a building “which contains elements compatible with the general character of the area”.