Find out when you can apply for a Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity.
If your land use activity or project is close to a boundary, and you have the neighbouring owners' written approval (Written Approval of Affected Persons), you may apply for a Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity. This application replaces the need to apply for a resource consent for your proposed activity.
You cannot apply for a Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity if you infringe any rule that is not a boundary rule, for example if you infringe site coverage, or the landscaped area. You cannot apply for a Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity if you are undertaking works close to a public boundary. A public boundary includes a boundary with any of the following:
In order to apply for a Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity, you will need to:
We accept online applications for a Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity Notice. If you are unable to apply online, visit our Customer Service Centre for assistance in making your online application.
If there is no way to provide digital copies of your plans or documents, visit our Customer Service Centre. Our staff will accept your documents for an additional charge. The charge covers costs involved with us scanning your documents into our digital consent system.
Call us on 06 835 7579 to speak with our duty planner if you have questions regarding your application.
We will process your application in 10 working days.
A resource consent planner will contact you by email and let you know if you have provided the correct information.
You cannot appeal or object the decision.
Contact us on 06 835 7579 and ask to speak to your planner if you need more information regarding the Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity or help with your application.
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