The Government has introduced a short-term consenting process to fast-track projects promoting employment, while showing sustainable management, to support the COVID-19 recovery. Under this legislation, applications are lodged with the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). We do not process these. For more on fast-track consents, or to speak to someone about an application under this legislation, contact the EPA.
The Government has also made two significant reforms some councils have to implement. These are:
Check these new rules to find out how they may affect your property before preparing and lodging your resource consent application. See Plan Change 78: Intensification for more information.