Council & City

Proposal to grant a lease for a function centre in the Ashhurst Domain

The Palmerston North City Council is considering granting a lease under Section 54(1)(a) of the Reserves Act 1977 of recreation reserve land to Crafted and Co for a function centre in the Ashhurst Domain.

Have your say by Friday 9 August 2019

The proposal is for a lease of approximately 1,659 sq m situated between the Pony Club and the lookout. 

The applicant seeks to renovate the existing building (former café) to a commercial kitchen, modification of the exiting toilets from 2 to 3 toilets and erection of a 26 x 12 m semi-permanent marque serviced by two 40-foot containers that are fitted out as bar and storage facilities.

Landscaping is proposed including relocation of a walking path a few metres away from the site, site definition and wayfinding from car parking areas.

6 gum trees would be removed as part of the development.

The land areas affected by the proposed lease is on the Ashhurst Domain and contained in the title WN26D/246 described as Lot 1 DP 55676.

Further information can be found by clicking this link.   Hard copy of the information can be viewed at the Ashhurst Library or the Palmerston North City Council Customer Service Centre.

Submissions or objections are now being sought from any person or organisation with respect to this proposal. 

Those making a submission or objection should do so in writing and specify whether they wish to appear before and be heard by a Council committee in support of their submission or objection. 

Please forward all submissions by Friday 9 August 2019 to Palmerston North City Council, Attn: Team Leader Governance and Legal, Private Bag 11034, Palmerston North. 

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