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Turn thousands of submissions and evidence into actionable local plans, ePlans and policies

An end-to-end solution for the planning policy process making it easy to translate your evidence and community feedback into an adopted plan.

Make informed planning policy decisions to create great places

Objective Keyplan manages the entire process of gathering evidence, drafting and adopting plans, policy and strategy documents, from one centralised platform.

Research, draft, consult and publish with complete visibility and accountability in a single streamlined solution. Say goodbye to juggling multiple software applications forever.

Underpinned by your local plans, ePlans, development plans, and policies

Objective Keyplan helps planners easily access, link, and spatially surface research documents, technical studies, submissions, and content at any step of the process.

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Create, gather and analyse evidence

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Create, gather and analyse evidence

Manage all of your technical documents and link them as evidence to support draft policy decisions.

One tool to create, collect and collate all evidence

Save time with pre-built templates to author research or technical documents and studies. Then, link them directly to your planning policy content.

Connect the chain of evidence to your draft policies

Easily demonstrate the evidence you’ve used to create your policy with by linking to supporting documents.

Choose to include feedback into the pool of evidence

Capture comments and notes, review proposed changes, track approvals and objections throughout the complete planning policy process.

Draft local plans, ePlan, development plans, and policies with speed and accuracy

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Draft local plans, ePlan, development plans, and policies with speed and accuracy

Say goodbye to battling with formatting, file corruption, and reliance on typesetters.

Multiple authors, single document

Eliminate the time-consuming task of collating various source inputs; wrangling spreadsheets, managing huge files or dealing with the dreaded Word corruption issues. Multiple authors, internal or external, can work on the same document, at the same time.

Create content once, re-use anywhere

Ensure your documents are always accurate. Centrally manage master policy content, then embed it in your various plans, any updates are automatically reflected.

Effortlessly compare versions of your policy

Easily compare draft and final policies, with tracked change outputs, ready for NZ Audit. Track every change that is made and have the option to roll back to previous versions.

Consult, process and report

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Consult, process and report

Leverage AI to manage and process all engagement and consultee responses. 

Gain efficiencies with your Formal Consultation

Within Objective Keyplan AI analyses your submission and auto-generates a summary, enabling you to respond to submissions, officer notes, neighbouring boroughs, and associations more efficiently, at scale. Notes and comments can be shared with your team through the system.

AI Sentiment Analysis

AI evaluates responses for sentiment (positive, negative, neutral) empowering you to make informed decisions quickly. AI can Auto-Tag suggesting Keywords or Subjects in each response for easy analyses or you can apply Custom Tags which can be personalised for each consultation.

Built-in Redaction Tool

Easily redact sensitive information from submissions, keeping originals intact. Choose between reporting with redacted or original versions. Upload redacted files for secure management of personal information, streamlining response acceptance and ensuring accurate reporting.

Put your consultations on the map

Deliver an interactive mapping experience by surfacing your live corporate GIS data. Consultees can browse, search and filter geospatially to find information, policies, regulations, and updates relevant to their location.

Publish with just one click

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Publish with just one click

Meet all your branding requirements.

On-brand content, one-click publish

Dramatically reduce production timelines. Eliminate the design and typesetting stage, free subject matter experts from formatting content, maintain control of your master content. Create high-quality print-ready, digital PDFs, HTML and ePlan outputs. 

Deliver an accessible digital plan

Objective Keyplan supports meeting accessibility standards such as WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) to foster inclusivity.

Publish in multiple languages

Objective Keyplan supports multiple languages to meet the needs of your community. With one click, your plans and policies are published in multiple languages including Te Reo Māori provided the fonts used support macrons.

Demonstrate evidence with the Submission Book

Generate a record of everything that has happened from evidence gathering, consultation and drafting the plan through to the final plan and policies ready for NZ Audit.

This product includes existing user experience functionalities and behaviours. Evolved user interface will be available in the future.

Features to transform your planning policy process

An end-to-end solution for the planning policy lifecycle that makes it easy to translate your evidence and community feedback into an adopted plan.

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Enable Inclusivity

Leading edge technology to handle all sources of submissions held on any platform both manual and digital.

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Unlimited Co-Authors

Allow contributors inside and outside your authority to co-author your planning documents.

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Advanced AI Technology

Leverage AI for sentiment analysis, Keyword or Subject tagging and automated response generation across all your submissions.

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Accessible Digital Plan

Objective Keyplan supports meeting accessibility standards such as WCAG to foster inclusivity.

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Instant Publish

Easily publish your plans and policies in digital PDF, HTML and ePlan outputs.

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GIS Integration

Keep all maps in your existing GIS system, surfacing the information within your plan without duplication.

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Consultee/Stakeholder Database

Securely collect, store and manage records of all current, pending and historical consultations. Search and access records with ease.

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Advanced Reporting

Generate reports in a format ready for NZ Audit.

You’re in good company

Trusted by over 100 public sector customers globally to support plan creation and engagement.

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Reg 19 we had over 10,000 representations which we were able to process within a third of the time that it took us for Reg 18 by using Objective Keyplan. We saved approximately 9 months!

Sophie Davies

Senior Planning Officer

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Turn thousands of submissions and evidence into actionable local plans, ePlans and policies

An end-to-end solution for the planning policy process making it easy to translate your evidence and community feedback into an adopted plan.

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