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When you will need land use resource consent

Āhea koe hiahia whakaaetanga ā-rawa mō te whakamahi whenua

​A land use resource consent is required for an activity that affects the environment.

This includes:

  • building and alterations
  • earthworks
  • retail
  • horticulture
  • vegetation removal.

The Auckland Unitary Plan sets rules and standards to manage the effects of activities, buildings and development on the environment.

 Related links

 

 

Earthworkshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/types-resource-consents/earthworksEarthworksEarthworks, soil erosion, sediment and dust from earthworks, contaminated land, order a site contamination enquiry report, landfills, apply for a land use resource consent. aspx
Subdivision of propertyhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/types-resource-consents/subdivision-of-propertySubdivision of propertyFind out if you can subdivide your property, the types of subdivision and how to check if you can subdivide your property. aspx
Regional resource consentshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/types-resource-consents/regional-resource-consentsRegional resource consents​Read about the types of activities that require a regional resource consent.​aspx
Existing use certificatehttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/types-resource-consents/Pages/existing-use-certificate.aspxExisting use certificateFind out how to apply for an existing use certificate to prove you have a legal right to carry out an existing activity.aspx