Coastal Plan review

The Council is currently reviewing the Regional Coastal Plan for Taranaki.

A Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki  has been publicly notified and written submissions can be made until 27 April 2018.  

Timeframes for the review process are shown in the diagram:

Coastal Plan review process.

Make a submission on the Proposed Coastal Plan

Public submissions on the Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki are open until 4pm on Friday, 27 April, 2018.

Make your online submission here

Public notice: Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki


Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki

View the Plan itself as a complete document, with schedules and appendices as separate documents.

Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki (4.5 MB pdf) See and download schedules and appendices


An interactive map portal has been developed to allow online inspection of the maps associated with the Proposed Coastal Plan. An information sheet in PDF format explains how to use the portal. Click/tap on the links:

Online map portal for Proposed Coastal Plan (external link)

Links to individual maps are also incorporated in the main body of the Plan and its schedules. The maps are also available as PDFs. The 44 maps cover the entire Taranaki coastline from north to south. The exact location of each map can be seen in the index, which also has a legend explaining the colours, shadings and symbols used on the maps.