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Condition 13 and Schedule 8 of the NDC provide information on the scenarios where a stormwater management plan can be adopted into the NDC
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The NDC provides for a degree of flexibility. All SMPs must be consistent with
. SMPs can be adopted into the NDC without having to go through further regulatory processes.
An exception is Greenfield development where stormwater would be discharged into a Significant Ecological Area (SEA) as defined in the Auckland Unitary Plan (AUP).
The Stormwater management plan must address the effects on the SEA and can only be adopted if:
- the SMP was prepared to support a Plan Change
- through a variation to the NDC
Adopted SMPs will be
. Where there is an adopted SMP development must comply with the requirements of that SMP to be authorised under the NDC.