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Abby Road Notice of Requirement

Palmerston North City Council has applied for a Notice of a Requirement to designate land for a new road connecting Abby Road and Johnstone Drive.

Photo shows satellite map with dotted line indicating the land the developer wants designated for a new road.

The green dotted line indicates the area of land we are seeking to designate for the new road (currently zoned residential).

The proposed road would be a two-lane extension to Abby Road, approximately 180m long. It would join with a T intersection to Johnstone Drive. 

The Notice of Requirement is for 0.97ha at 52 Johnstone Drive, legally described as Lot 2 DP 484516, Lot 694 DP 500578, Lot 695 DP 509873, Lot 1102 DP 519561.

Notice of Requirement and supporting information

Submissions received

Submissions closed on 2 December 2020.  Three submissions were received.

Hearing documents

A Commissioner hearing will be held at 9am on Wednesday 31 March 2021.

Post hearing documents

Decision of Commissioner

Contact us

If you've any questions about the Notice of Requirement or submission process, please contact Michael Duindam, Principal Planner, phone: 06 356 8199 or email:

Previous application and hearing