Benneydale Town Concept Plan

What is a Town Concept Plan?

A Town Concept Plan is a method of planning which helps to identify the issues, features and opportunities available in our townships. They support the District Plan by providing important information about community aspirations and by identifying matters we should address through our rules. Town Concept Plans are also useful for directing and promoting economic growth, as they provide a vision for future development.

How does the draft Benneydale Town Concept Plan work?

WDC has collected the community feedback and now we would like to share the draft plan to make sure what we have identified properly reflects community aspirations, and most importantly, is practical to implement. This means we will also need to understand how and if we can fund these projects once the document is finalised, and that might mean making applications for funding from other sources.

This is the draft Benneydale Town Concept Plan:

(PDF, 3.79 Mb)

This draft plan outlines two Key Moves for Benneydale. These key moves were identified by the community as being important to support future development and growth in Benneydale. Both of the key moves are equally important:

  • Strengthen the visitor experience as the gateway to the Timber Trail. Look at future ways to encourage people to stop/visit and explore.
  • Increase the public and community facilities for people living in Benneydale.

Using these key moves as themes, we took the community’s ideas and developed them into actions and plans to create a MAP. The diagram below shows how this is structured and the draft Town Concept Plan document provides details about how the MAP might be prioritised and implemented.

How can I provide feedback?

If you would like to comment on the draft Benneydale Town Concept Plan, you can provide your feedback here.

You can see a hard copy of the plan at the Benneydale Library and Wooden Heart Cafe.

In February we will be holding an open day so that you can talk with us about the draft Town Concept Plan. We’ll remind you closer to the time. Staff will be available on:

  • Tuesday 12 February 2019 at the Benneydale Library between 12 midday and 3pm.


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