The notified version for the first component of the Proposed District Plan was publicly notified on 18 July 2018. From that date, proposed objectives and policies have legal effect. However, the rules do not have legal effect until decisions are made public. You will see that some rules are coloured green, these rules have legal effect from the date the proposed plan was notified. Which was 18 July 2018. This version will remain in effect until after the hearings have taken place and a decision is released.