Public Notice: Proposed Otago Regional Policy Statement

Public Notice - 21 January 2023

Freshwater Planning Instrument Parts

Public Notice of Availability of Summary of Decisions requested and Invitation for further submissions

Pursuant to Clause 7 of the First Schedule to the Resource Management Act 1991, the Otago Regional Council gives notice that the Summary of Decisions Requested by Submitters in relation to the Proposed Otago Regional Policy Statement – Freshwater Planning Instrument Parts is now available for public inspection on the Council’s website at www.orc.govt.nz/fpirps.

A hard copy of the Summary of Decisions Requested is available for inspection at Council’s Dunedin office during normal business hours. Please contact us at FPIRPS@orc.govt.nz or call 0800 474 082 if you have any questions about the Summary of Decisions Requested.

Further submissions

Further submissions are now invited on the submission points in the Summary of Decisions Requested. A further submission must be limited to a matter in support of, or opposition to, a submission point in the Summary of Decisions Requested. A further submission must be in the form which is prescribed as Form 6 in Schedule 1 to the Resource Management (Forms, Fees and Procedures) Regulations 2003. A template further submission form can be obtained from:

Under Clause 8 of the First Schedule to the Resource Management Act 1991, the following persons may make a further submission:

  • Any person representing a relevant aspect of the public interest;
  • Any person that has an interest in the Proposed Otago Regional Policy Statement greater than the interest that the general public has; and
  • Otago Regional Council.

Further submissions can be provided to ORC by:

  • email to fpisubmission@orc.govt.nz with “RPSFPI Further Submission” in the subject line; or
  • post to Private Bag 1954, Dunedin 9054.

A copy of the further submission must also be served on the person who made the submission to which the further submission relates, within five working days of making the further submission to Otago Regional Council.

The closing date for further submissions to be received by ORC is 5pm on Friday, 3 February 2023.

Pim Borren
CHIEF EXECUTIVE

For further information, contact ORC on 0800 474 082

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