The construction industry had hoped the long-awaited Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan would reinvigorate Blenheim's housing sector. Housing companies and surveyors called for "reduced bureaucracy" during consultation on the plan, suggesting changes to make it easier and less expensive to add to Blenheim's housing supply. SCOTT HAMMOND/STUFF The Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan fuses three of the council's management documents into one. That would eventually boost Blenheim's housing supply by hundreds of houses, "although we don't know how long that will take", Hawke said. Any disputes with the final copy of the Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan were to be filed with the Environment Court.
Source: Stuff February 23, 2020 18:00 UTC