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Residential development planned beside Timaru Golf Club

POSTED ON May 24, 2017 @ 9:37 am

A residential development is planned at the edge of Timaru’s golf course a decade after a similar proposal was first floated.

The company behind the proposal says it could boost the availability of rural residential land and increase membership at the Timaru Golf Club, which has recently invested $500,000 in improving its facilities.

To get there, Levels Golfing Lifestyles Ltd and the Timaru Golf Club want land on the border of the course to be rezoned as rural residential.

The four lots in question – which cover about 14 hectares of land – are currently zoned rural. Rezoning them means houses can be built there.

The entities confirm the proposal in a just-released joint submission to the Timaru District Council’s Growth Management Strategy.

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