Below are our fees and charges related to Resource Management:

All references are to the Resource Management Act 1991 unless specified otherwise.

Notes of Payment of Charges

All the deposits and specified amounts are payable in advance.

According to Section 36(7) of the Resource Management Act 1991, Council may not be taking action relating to a charge until that charge has been paid to it in full.

An additional charge may be required under Section 36(3) where the set charge is inadequate to enable Council to recover its actual and reasonable costs relating to any particular application.

Deposits made will be non-refundable and do not include GST.

External Consultants Fees

When external consultants are engaged to review Consent applications the applicant will be charged the actual costs of these services.

 

Actual Cost

Application for Change to District Plan

Deposit payable on receipt of the application with the balance of Council's costs recoverable on an actual and reasonable basis

deposit

$12,000.00

Staff time will be calculated at an hourly rate

 

Actual Time

Notified Application

(Landuse and Subdivision)

deposit

$5,000.00

Limited Notification Application

(Landuse and Subdivision)

deposit

$3,500.00

These categories include:

  • Controlled activities

  • Restricted Discretionary and Discretionary activities

  • Non-complying activities

  • Extension of consent periods (Section 125)

  • Change or cancellation of consent conditions (Section 127)

 

 

Deposit payable on receipt of the application with the balance of Council's costs recoverable on an actual and reasonable basis

 

 

Staff time will be calculated at an hourly rate

 

Actual Time

Hearings Committee

In addition to staff time, a charge shall be payable by the applicant for the cost of convening a Hearings Committee meeting and for any site visit by the Hearings Committee

 

Actual Time

Non-Notified Application for Resource Consent (Land Use)

  

This category includes the following

  • Controlled activities

  • Restricted Discretionary and Discretionary activities

  • Change or cancellation of consent conditions (Section 127)

  • Relocatable dwellings

deposit

$1,000.00

  • Non-complying activities

deposit

$1,500.00

Staff time will be calculated at an hourly rate

 

Actual Time

Monitoring

In the case of Land Use consents, an additional fee to apply at the time of issuing the consent to cover the cost of ongoing monitoring

 

$250.00

Non-Notified Application for Resource Consent (Subdivision)

This category includes the following

  • Controlled activities

  • Restricted Discretionary and Discretionary activities

  • Change or cancellation of consent conditions (Section 127)

 

 

Subdivision to Create One additional Lot

Boundary Relocation or Adjustment involving up to Three Existing Titles

deposit

$1,300.00

  • Non-complying activties

deposit

$1,800.00

Subdivision to Create Two of more additional Lots

Boundary Relocation or Adjustment involving Four or more Existing Titles

deposit

$1,900.00

  • Non-complying activities

deposit

$2,500.00

Staff time will be calculated at an hourly rate

 

Actual Time

Change or Cancellation of Consent Notice including Preparation of Document (Section 221)

 

$1,000.00

Designations And Notices of Requirements

Receipt of a designation or notice of requirement with the balance of Council's costs recoverable on an actual and reasonable basis

deposit

$2,500.00

Outline Plan Application (Section 176A)

deposit

$350.00

Application to Waive the Requirement for an Outline Plan (Minor Works only) (Section 176A)

deposit

$150.00

Application to do anything to land that is subject to a Designation (Section 176(1)b)

deposit

$330.00

Request to the Requiring Authority responsible for an earlier designation (Section 177)

deposit

$330.00

Application to do anything that would prevent or hinder the public work or project (Section 178)

deposit

$330.00

Transfer of rights and responsibilities for a Designation (Section 180)

deposit

$330.00

Requirement for Alteration of a Designation (Section 181)

deposit

$950.00

Removal of a designation (Section 182(2))

deposit

$550.00

Application to extend the life of a Designation (section 184 and 184A)

deposit

$550.00

The balance of Council's costs recoverable on an actual and reasonable basis

 

Actual Time

Heritage Orders

Receipt of a Heritage Order or notice of requirement with the balance of Council's costs recoverable on an actual and reasonable basis. (Section 189)

deposit

$1,000.00

Application to do anything which would wholly or partly nullify the effect of a Heritage Order (Section 193)

deposit

$330.00

Removal of a Heritage Order (Section 196)

deposit

$950.00

Staff time will be calculated at an hourly rate

 

Actual Time

Other Resource Management Act Approvals

Preparation and signing of any Bond (except relocatable Bond) covenant, legal document or variation thereto required as a condition of consent (Section 108, 109) or application to vary or extend the time in respect of any bond, covenant or consent notice under Section 108 or 109 including preparation of documents.

deposit

$550.00

Bond discharges (except cash relocatable bonds)

standard fee

$320.00

Relocatable Buildings

Bond Preparation Fee

 

$210.00

Partial Bond Refunds

 

$210.00

Application for an extension of time to complete works (Section 109(4))

deposit

$200.00

Renewal of Resource Consent (section 124(b))

deposit

$330.00

Application for Extension of Consent Periods for Non-Notified Resource Consents (Section 125 and 126)

deposit

$550.00

Application for Certificate of Compliance and Application for Existing Use Certificate (Section 139)

deposit

$1,000.00

Application to extend the period specified to carry out and complete work subject to a bond (Section 222(2))

deposit

$330.00

Application for a Section 224 certificate Completion of subdivision conditions

deposit

$550.00

Application for a Section 226(e) certificate Allotment in accordance with requirement of District Plan

deposit

$550.00

Cancellation of amalgamation condition (Section 241)

deposit

$550.00

Staff time will be calculated at an hourly rate

 

Actual Time

Removal of Building Line Restriction (Section 327A Local Government Act 1974)

deposit

$550.00

Easement approvals and revocation (Section 348 Local Government Act 1974)

deposit

$550.00

Infringement Fees

 

 NO GST

Contravention of Section 9 (restrictions to used of land)

standard fee

$550.00

Contravention of abatement notice (but not under Section 322(1)(c))

standard fee

$800.00

Contravention of an excessive noise direction

standard fee

$700.00

Contravention of an abatement notices about unreasonable noise

standard fee

$700.00