Waikato District Council - Proposed District Plan (Stage 2 Natural Hazards), Notified 27 July 2020.
This layer is a spatial representation of an overlay in the Proposed District Plan and indicates where land use will be regulated by various associated rules. It will be used as a guide in the regulatory process of implementing the Proposed District Plan and managing land use, subdivision, the environment and economy. This dataset is subject to changes undertaken through the Resource Management act. Note individual Proposed Plan rules can have different statuses, some may have current legal effect and others will not until the Proposed Plan becomes operative. This data is provided for use in the District Plan only.
Coastal Sensitivity Area (Erosion) identifies land that is potentially vulnerable to coastal erosion over a 100 year period to 2120, assuming a sea level rise of 1.0 metre due to the projected effects of climate change. This belongs to the series of data relating to Natural Hazards which includes the following groups - coastal erosion, coastal inundation, inland flooding, and land subsidence. This layer belongs to the coastal erosion group. Use in conjunction with High Risk Coastal Hazard (Erosion) Area and Coastal Sensitivity Area (Open Coast).