A A Resource Consent is needed so council is able to control development so that resources meet infrastructure requirement and are able to manage growth in a way that keeps the community safe and the environment protected.
Q What activities require a Resource Consent?
A Any activities that are not permitted by the RMA, or by a rule in a plan, require a resource consent.
Q What types of Resource Consent are there?
A There are five types of Resource Consent:
land use consent (Section 9 and 13)
subdivision consent (Section 11)
water permit (Section 14)
discharge permit (Section 15)
Q Are you able to carry out the whole consent process?
A Yes, if you want you can be involved as little or as much as you want