Road Stopping

Road stopping is the process of changing the designation of the land from unformed legal road to fee simple land so that it can be sold.

Road Stopping Notices

23 Humphries Street, Greytown

South Wairarapa District Council, under sections 319(1)(h) and 342(1)(a) and Schedule 10 of the Local Government Act 1974, gives notice that it proposes to stop a portion of unformed legal road adjacent to 23 Humphries Street, Greytown being 0.0295ha described as Section 1 on SO Plan 568092.

The Council proposes to stop the portion of the road so it can be sold and incorporated into the adjoining title of 23 Humphries Street, Greytown, RT 521802. Council purchased the land forming the portion of road from the owners of 23 Humphries Street in 2020 for future road widening. Council no longer requires this unformed portion of land for road, footpath, berm or future road widening.

Section 1 SO 568092 when stopped as road will be sold and incorporated into the adjoining title of 23 Humphries Street Greytown, RT 521802 to restore the original title.

Inspection of the plan and additional information

The survey plan and additional information may be inspected during normal office hours at the offices of South Wairarapa District Council at 19 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711 and below.


Any person wishing to object to the proposed road stopping must lodge their objection in writing at the Council’s office or to to arrive on or before 4.00pm on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

SO Plan 568092
Road Stopping Notice
Assets and Services Committee Minutes 1 September 2021
Assets and Services Committee Agenda 1 September 2021 – C2 Road Stopping (pages 28-38)

110 East Street, Greytown

On 22 July 2020, Council resolved to approve the sale of the land as shown on Survey Office Plan SO 523726 to the adjacent land owners at 110 East Street, Greytown and the Chief Executive was delegated the ability to take the necessary steps to stop the formed legal road.

SO Plan 523726
Road Stopping Notice
District Council Minutes 22 July 2020
Supplementary Agenda Item – Road Stopping 22 July 2020

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