Queenstown Lakes District Council - RM19.051

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.

Queenstown Lakes District Council – Various locations throughout the Queenstown Lakes district

Application No. RM19.051

To discharge untreated wastewater to various freshwater receiving environments including lakes and rivers, and to land in a circumstances where it may enter water as a result of blockages, breakages, system failures, extreme storm events, and capacity exceedance in the network that cause overflows to the wastewater infrastructure throughout the Queenstown Lakes district. The proposal is a discretionary activity in accordance with Rules 12.A.2.1, 12.B.4.2 and 12.C.3.2 of the Regional Plan: Water for Otago.

Purpose: Managing reticulated wastewater throughout the Queenstown Lakes district

Location: Various locations throughout the Queenstown Lakes district

Legal Description of Property: Various locations throughout the Queenstown Lakes district

Reasons for public notification: The applicant has requested that the application be publicly notified in accordance with Section 95A(3)(a) of the Resource Management Act 1991.

Full details of this application are also available for inspection at Otago Regional Council, 70 Stafford Street, Dunedin during working hours (8 am to 5 pm). Enquiries may be directed to Peter Christophers by phone to 0800 474 082 or by email to charles.horrell@orc.govt.nz

Submissions on the above application must be received by Otago Regional Council and the applicant (Queenstown Lakes District Council) no later than 5 pm on 12 July 2019.

A submission form is available for download below.


The printable submission form is available here.

An editable version of the submission form is available here.

A word doc version is available here.


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 – Queenstown Lakes District Council, by post at Private Bag 50072, Queenstown 9300 or by email to alisha.robinson@beca.com

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.


Consent Application


Addendum to the Application


Further Information Request


Further Information Response

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