Need help understanding our rules, plans, and national legislation?

We can help. We have a dedicated Resource Consent Public Enquiries team that will offer you advice on rules and plans no matter where you are in the process, saving you time and worry. 40% of the enquiries we deal with don’t even need a consent as they fall under ‘permitted activity’ rules. You can find this out pretty quickly by talking to our team.

Most enquiries do need a bit of research, so they’ll delve into our plans and rules (which are huge documents), unpick them, and turn it all into plain English for you.

You can contact us via these three options

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Street address, GPS coordinates or registered title area all acceptable.
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A resource consent number could look like this RM20.241 or 96687.
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