Where to start and things to consider if you are thinking about subdividing your property.
Given the complexity of some subdivision types, Council recommends that you get professional advice before you apply for a subdivision consent. Alternatively, you may wish to discuss your proposal with Council prior to submitting it. Call us on 06 835 7579 to speak with our duty planner if you have questions regarding your proposed subdivision.
Factors that may influence your subdivision application, include:
The Napier Operative District Plan and the has rules you need to consider if you want to subdivide your property into separate legal titles. Resource consent applications will be considered under both the Operative District Plan and any relevant sections of the Proposed District Plan until the Proposed District Plan becomes fully Operative. During this period, you should check both the Operative and the Proposed District Plans to fully understand the planning rules for the district.
There are three common types of titles:
Your subdivision resource consent application will be subject to additional steps, compared to other resource consent applications.
Consult with a surveyor to get an idea of overall costs, how long the whole subdivision process will take and what's involved.
Surveyors can help with:
New sites created by subdivision will need to be serviced to make sure:
Before construction can begin, you may need to apply for engineering approvals.
It is also likely that you will need to pay financial contribution fees.
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