Summit Road Speed Limit Review

Hearings Panel

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Friday 24 May 2019

Time:                                   1pm

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Members

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Sara Templeton

Deputy Mayor Andrew Turner

 

 

23 May 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Liz Ryley

Committee Advisor

941 8153

liz.ryley@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Hearings Panel

24 May 2019

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

 There were no apologies.

 

2.   Election of Chairperson

 

It was decided that Councillor Mike Davidson be appointed Chairperson of the Hearings Panel, moved by Councillor Scandrett, seconded by Deputy Mayor Andrew Turner.

 

3.   Declarations of Interest

Councillor Scandrett declared an interest as a member of the Summit Road Port Authority and Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board.

 

5.   Submissions Received on the Summit Road Speed Limit Review

 

Committee Resolved BLHP/2019/00008

That the Hearings Panel:

1.       Receive and accept the written submissions included in the volumes of submissions.

Councillor Davidson/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                 Carried

 

4.   Summit Road and Adjoining Side Roads- Proposed Speed Limit Changes

 

 

The Hearings Panel received a staff presentation on the Summit Road and Adjoining Side Roads Proposed Speed Limit Changes, and on the results of the consultation undertaken on the Proposal.

  

6.   Hearing of Submissions

 

The Hearings Panel received verbal submissions from the following submitters:

·         Adam Hutchinson

·         Marie Gray of the Summit Road Society

·         Oscar Alpers of the Port Hills Trust Board (as owner of Mt Vernon Park)

·         Seann Thompson

·         Anouk Minnaar

·         Ian Wells

·         Karolin Potter for the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board

·         Chrys Horn

·         Chris Home

 

 

 

7.   Hearings Panel Consideration and Deliberation

 

The Hearings Panel considered the written and heard submissions received on the Summit Road Speed Limit Review.

Council Officers were asked to return to the table to answer questions raised by the Hearings Panel about ways to improve the intersections at Summit and Dyers Pass Roads, and Heberden and Evans Pass Roads.

 

4. Continued Summit Road and Adjoining Side Roads- Proposed Speed Limit Changes

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Hearings Panel recommend that Council:

1.         Approve, pursuant to Part 4 Section 27 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 and the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017, that the speed limits on the relevant sections of Summit Road and the adjoining side roads of Evans Pass Road, Sumner Road, Mount Pleasant Road, Broadleaf Lane, and Worsleys Road be revoked and set as listed below in clauses 1a- 1m, and resultant changes made to the Christchurch City Council Register of Speed Limits and associated Speed Limit Maps;

a.         Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Summit Road commencing at a point 150m south west of its intersection with Worsleys Road, and extending in an easterly direction, generally, to its end at Godley Head.

b.         Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 100 kilometres per hour on Summit Road (Christchurch City Council controlled sections) commencing at a point 150m south west of its intersection with Worsleys Road, and extending in a southerly direction, generally, to its intersection with Gebbies Pass Road.

c.         Approve that the permanent speed limit on Summit Road (Christchurch City Council controlled sections) commencing at its intersection with Gebbies Pass Road and extending in an easterly direction generally, to its end at Godley Head be set at 60 kilometres per hour.

d.         Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Worsleys Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a north westerly direction for a distance of 390 metres.

e.         Approve that the permanent speed limit on Worsleys Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a north westerly direction for a distance of 390 metres be 60 kilometres per hour.

f.          Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Broadleaf Lane commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a southerly direction to its end.

g.         Approve that the permanent speed limit on Broadleaf Lane commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a southerly direction to its end be 60 kilometres per hour.

h.         Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Mount Pleasant Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a northerly direction to a point 50 metres south of its intersection with Major Hornbrook Road.

i.          Approve that the permanent speed limit on Mount Pleasant Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a northerly direction to a point 50 metres south of its intersection with Major Hornbrook Road be 60 kilometres per hour.

j.          Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Sumner Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a south westerly direction to a point 65 metres north east of its intersection with Reserve Terrace.

k.         Approve that the permanent speed limit on Sumner Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a south westerly direction to a point 65 metres north east of its intersection with Reserve Terrace be 60 kilometres per hour.

l.          Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Evans Pass Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a north easterly direction to a point 130 metres south west of its intersection with Ocean View Terrace.

m.       Approve that the permanent speed limit on Evans Pass Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a north easterly direction to a point 130 metres south west of its intersection be 60 kilometres per hour.

2.         Approve that the speed limit changes listed above in clauses 1a- 1m come into force following the date of Council approval and the installation of all the required infrastructure (signage and/or markings) and the removal of redundant infrastructure as indicated on Attachment A.

 

Hearings Panel Recommendation to the Council

 

Hearings Panel Resolved BLHP/2019/00009

That the Hearings Panel recommend that Council:

1.         Approve, pursuant to Part 4 Section 27 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 and the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017, that the speed limits on the relevant sections of Summit Road and the adjoining side roads of Evans Pass Road, Sumner Road, Mount Pleasant Road, Broadleaf Lane, and Worsleys Road be revoked and set as listed below in clauses 1a- 1m, and resultant changes made to the Christchurch City Council Register of Speed Limits and associated Speed Limit Maps:

a.         Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Summit Road commencing at a point 150m south west of its intersection with Worsleys Road, and extending in an easterly direction, generally, to its end at Godley Head.

b.         Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 100 kilometres per hour on Summit Road (Christchurch City Council controlled sections) commencing at a point 150m south west of its intersection with Worsleys Road, and extending in a southerly direction, generally, to its intersection with Gebbies Pass Road.

c.         Approve that the permanent speed limit on Summit Road (Christchurch City Council controlled sections) commencing at its intersection with Gebbies Pass Road and extending in an easterly direction generally, to its end at Godley Head be set at 60 kilometres per hour.

d.         Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Worsleys Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a north westerly direction for a distance of 390 metres.

e.         Approve that the permanent speed limit on Worsleys Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a north westerly direction for a distance of 390 metres be 60 kilometres per hour.

f.          Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Broadleaf Lane commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a southerly direction to its end.

g.         Approve that the permanent speed limit on Broadleaf Lane commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a southerly direction to its end be 60 kilometres per hour.

h.         Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Mount Pleasant Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a northerly direction to a point 50 metres south of its intersection with Major Hornbrook Road.

i.          Approve that the permanent speed limit on Mount Pleasant Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a northerly direction to a point 50 metres south of its intersection with Major Hornbrook Road be 60 kilometres per hour.

j.          Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Sumner Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a south westerly direction to a point 65 metres north east of its intersection with Reserve Terrace.

k.         Approve that the permanent speed limit on Sumner Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a south westerly direction to a point 65 metres north east of its intersection with Reserve Terrace be 60 kilometres per hour.

l.          Revoke the existing permanent speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour on Evans Pass Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a north easterly direction to a point 130 metres south west of its intersection with Ocean View Terrace.

m.       Approve that the permanent speed limit on Evans Pass Road commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending in a north easterly direction to a point 130 metres south west of its intersection be 60 kilometres per hour.

2.         Approve that the speed limit changes listed above in clauses 1a- 1m come into force following the date of Council approval and the installation of all the required infrastructure (signage and/or markings) and the removal of redundant infrastructure as indicated on Attachment A.

3.         Request staff investigate safety improvements for intersections identified, Summit and Dyers Pass Roads, and Heberden and Evans Pass Roads, and report options to relevant Community Boards.

4.         Request the provision of additional signage and upgrading signage in high risk areas, e.g. reflective chevron boards and share-the-road signage, and update progress to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee.

5.         Request staff provide information relating to the users of Summit and Sumner Roads from video analyses or other data, to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee.

Councillor Davidson/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Attachments

a      Summit Road Speed Limit Review - Map  

 

 

 

Meeting concluded at 2.57pm.