Dunedin City Council – RM20.280

Public notice is hereby given pursuant to S.95A Resource Management Act 1991 that the following application for resource consent has been received by Otago Regional Council.

 

 

Hearing for the Proposed Landfill Site at Smooth Hill Livestream

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Application and other related documents

Consents Required from DCC

Submissions

Minutes

Otago Regional Council S42A Report

Applicant’s Briefs of Evidence

Submitter’s Briefs of Evidence

Applicant’s Legal Submissions and Applicant’s Case Book

Dunedin International Airport Limited - Legal Submissions and Case Book

Documents provided by Applicant at Hearing

Commissioner’s Comments on Conditions

Legal submissions on behalf of Big Stone Forests Limited, Ōtokia Creek and Marsh Habitat Trust, South Coast Neighbourhood Soc Inc, Brighton Surf Lifesaving Club Inc and David Grant and Casebook

Legal Submission Forest and Bird

Applicant’s Responses to Submitter's Evidence

ORC s42A Report Writer’s Statement of Reply and Final Legal Submission with Casebook

Submitters Presenting Notes

Hearing Schedule

Further Submissions of Counsel Big Stone Forests Limited, Ōtokia Creek and Marsh Habitat Trust, South Coast Neighbourhood Soc Inc, Brighton Surf Lifesaving Club Inc and David Grant

Minute 3

Minute 4

Applicant's Final Reply

 

Please see below a timetable of documents to be presented to Council for the hearing scheduled to take place week commencing 16 May 2022 and 23 May 2022. Documents should be forwarded to karen.bagnall@orc.govt.nz.

 

Who/what

Date due

Time due

Section 42A Reports from Otago Regional Council and Dunedin City Council

Wednesday 20 April 2022

 

Applicants’ expert and non-expert evidence

Friday 29 April 2022

2.00pm

Submitters wishing to speak in Te Reo, utilise sign language, or visual aids (power point etc)

As soon as possible but prior to Friday 29 April 2022

 

Submitters’ expert and non-expert evidence

Friday 6 May 2022

2.00pm

Applicants opening legal submissions and digital copies of any cases referred those submissions

Wednesday 11 May 2022

2.00pm

Parties presenting via video conferencing ie Zoom to provide written material ie statements of evidence, speaking notes and/or reports

No later than three days prior to scheduled appearance at hearing

 

Submitters who propose to have legal counsel presenting legal submissions on their behalf to provide submissions and digital copies of any cases referred to in those submissions

No later than three days prior to scheduled appearance at hearing

 

 

Dunedin City Council

Application No. RM20.280

The application (RM20.280) is for the following activities associated with the proposed Smooth Hill landfill:

  • Discharge Permit to discharge waste and leachate onto land, and discharge landfill gas, flared exhaust gases, dust and odour to air, and to discharge water and contaminants from an Attenuation Basin and sediment retention ponds, for the purpose of the construction and operation of a Class 1 landfill.
  • Water Permit to take of up to 87 m3/day of groundwater, and use of up to 50 m3/day of groundwater, for the purpose of managing groundwater collected beneath a Class 1 landfill.
  • Water Permit to divert surface water within the Ōtokia Creek catchment for the purpose of the construction and operation of a Class 1 landfill and associated road realignment works.
  • Water Permit to dam water within an Attenuation Basin for the purpose of the construction and operation of a Class 1 landfill.
  • Land Use Consent to alter, reclaim, and place structures on, the bed of waterbodies and wetlands for the purpose of road realignment works.

Location: Corner of Big Stone Road and McLaren Gully Road, Brighton, at about NZTM2000 1385764E 4905608N.

Legal descriptions of Property: Lots 1 & 2 DP 457417, Sec 1-2 SO Plan 547235 (several other properties will be affected by the access road realignment).

Reasons for public notification: The Council must publicly notify this application for the following reasons:

  • Some of the adverse effects associated with the application are more than minor;
  • The applicant has not provided requested information within the set deadlines and refused to provide some requested information; and
  • Special circumstances exist.

 

Full details of this application are available for inspection upon request. Enquiries may be directed to Hilary Lennox by email to hilary.lennox@orc.govt.nz​.

Submissions on the above application must be received by Otago Regional Council and the applicant no later than 5 pm on Monday 15 November 2021.

A submission form is available for download below.

Submissions

Submissions have now closed.

Submissions on the above application must be received by Otago Regional Council and the applicant (Dunedin City Council) no later than 5pm on Monday 15 November 2021.

A submission form is available for download below.

Printable submission form

Electronic submission form

 

Where to send your submission

Submissions have now closed.

Submissions must be forwarded to Otago Regional Council, Private Bag 1954, Dunedin, 9054 or by email to submissions@orc.govt.nz.

You must also serve a copy of your submission to the applicant - Dunedin City Council c/o Anderson Lloyd Ltd, by post at Private Bag 1959, Dunedin 9054 or by email to michael.garbett@al.nz.

 

Submissions requirements

Any person may make a submission on the application, but a person who is a trade competitor of the applicant may do so only if that person is directly affected by an effect of the activity to which the application relates that:

(a)     adversely affects the environment; and

(b)     does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

Submissions must be dated and signed (unless submitted electronically) and must include the following information:

  1. Your name, postal address and telephone number (email and fax number if applicable);
  2. Details of the application in respect of which you are making the submission;
  3. Whether it is in support of, or in opposition to the application, or is neutral;
  4. Your submissions, with reasons;
  5. The decision that you wish Council to make; and
  6. Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission and you must also serve a copy of your submission on the applicant as soon as reasonably practicable.

 

Please note that this is a joint notification with Dunedin City Council LUC-2020-405.

 

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Application and other related documents

 

Consents Required from DCC

Dunedin City Council Submissions should be sent to resconsent.submission@dcc.govt.nz.

 

 

Submissions

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Minutes

 

Otago Regional Council S42A Report

 

Applicant’s Briefs of Evidence

 

Submitter’s Briefs of Evidence

 

Applicant’s Legal Submissions and Applicant’s Case Book

 

Dunedin International Airport Limited - Legal Submissions and Case Book

 

Documents Provided by Applicant at Hearing

 

Commissioner’s Comments on Conditions

 

Legal submissions on behalf of Big Stone Forests Limited, Ōtokia Creek and Marsh Habitat Trust, South Coast Neighbourhood Soc Inc, Brighton Surf Lifesaving Club Inc and David Grant and Casebook

 

 

Applicant’s Responses to Submitter's Evidence

 

ORC s42A Report Writer’s Statement of Reply and Final Legal Submission with Casebook

 

Submitters Presenting Notes

 

Hearing Schedule

 

Further Submissions of Counsel Big Stone Forests Limited, Ōtokia Creek and Marsh Habitat Trust, South Coast Neighbourhood Soc Inc, Brighton Surf Lifesaving Club Inc and David Grant

 

Minute 3

 

Minute 4

 

Applicant's Final Reply

 

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