A resource consent is permission from the local council for subdivision of land or a land use activity that is not permitted under the District Plan.
A resource consent may come with conditions that help manage the effects of your proposal.
When development does not comply with a District Plan rule or standard, or when a rule in the District Plan states that a resource consent is required for that specific activity, you need to apply for a resource consent.
Examples of situations where you may need to apply for a resource consent are:
There are several ways you can check if you need a consent.
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