You can view the Plan at Napier City Council or at the Napier and Taradale Public Libraries. You can purchase a paper or electronic copy of the district plan from Napier City Council. If you have a fast connection to the internet we have provided the contents on the website. View District Plan
Q. What activities am I allowed to undertake on my property?
The Plan states which activities are allowed, and the conditions that must be met, for the activity to go ahead without a resourse consents being require. Refer to the Activity and Condition tables in volume 1 of the Plan to find out if your proposed activity is permitted.
Q. What is a Resource Consent?
A resource consent is a written approval to undertake an activity that is not permitted in the Plan. The Council must grant consent for controlled activities, subject to conditions, but maintains discretion to approve or decline a restricted discretionary or discretionary activity.
Q. What activities will I need to apply for a Resource Consent?
You will need to apply for a resource consent if your proposed activity is a: Controlled Activity, Restricted Discretionary Activity, or Discretionary Activity. No resource consent will be granted for any activity that is listed as Prohibited.
Q. If my activity is not permitted in the Plan, is there any chance that I will be allowed to undertake it?
Yes, as long as your activity is not a prohibited activity, you are able to apply for a resource consent. The resource consent proccess allows an assessment of the effects on the enviroment to be completed. If the effects of your activity on the enviroment are no more than minor, and effected neighbours give their consent, a resource consent may be granted, provided conditions are complied with, thus allowing you to undertake your activity.
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