Use the search bar from the ePlan homepage to search for a specific section or word within the District Plan. As you begin typing a list of similar results will be displayed, click within the list to jump straight to that result.
When a word is searched, only the chapters which include the word will appear in the navigation pane on the left of your screen. Click each section to expand the rules within and select the rule that you wish to jump to. The searched word will appear highlighted yellow throughout the text.
You can close the search to return to the full District Plan content by clicking the Close button toward the top of the navigation pane.
Definitions are used throughout the ePlan and can be easily identified as they are in blue font and underlined. Clicking a definition will open a ‘pop-up’ window which provides the definition text, based on the Part B Definitions.
Use the search bar from the ePlan homepage to search for a specific property and show District Plan details relating only to that address. As you begin typing, a list of similar results will be displayed, click an option within the list to jump straight to that result or keep typing if the correct address has not yet appeared.
You can search for a property and be taken to the GIS interactive map, you can also search a section or word within the District Plan.
Expand the Measurement tool to select from a line or area tool, click your starting point on the map view and double click to set the final point. The measurement will be displayed in the Map Tools to the right of your screen, adjust the unit as required.
Expand the Draw tool and select the desired shape, you can then create that shape within the map view.
To select a shape that has been drawn on the map view, use the perforated box icon to draw a box around the shapes that you wish to select – you can easily identify a selected shape as it will have the resizing and rotation icons surrounding it.
To remove a shape, select the shape and simply click the bin icon.
Expand the Text tool to add an annotation to the map view in your desired colour. Click the red ‘Clear’ button to remove. Note, text won’t be applied over top of a shape created using the Draw tool.
If something is not quite right or you need assistance and/or additional information, you can navigate to Council’s Contact Us webpage using the burger menu in the top left corner of your screen.
You can also click the Waipā DC logo to open the homepage of councils website at any time.