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Discharging stormwater under our Network Discharge Consent (NDC)

​The NDC sets out a range of requirements for developments which will connect to the stormwater network or will include assets to be vested to the council.

You should know

The decision on the NDC is under appeal with the Environment Court.
Until the appeals are resolved, you will need to request approval to divert and discharge stormwater under chapter E8 of the Auckland Unitary Plan.  See apply for a consent.

For best practice guides for stormwater management, see the Auckland Design Manual website.

For more information about the NDC, refer to the technical guides on the Auckland Design Manual website.

To view the Independent Hearing Commissioner's decision, including the conditions, refer to the resource consent hearing documents.

For further queries about the NDC, email our Healthy Waters specialists

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