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Consent to discharge contaminants onto land or into the air or water

Whakaaetanga ki te ruke mea tāhawahawa ki te whenua, ki runga takiwā, ki runga i te wai rānei

Types of discharge consents

A discharge consent provides for the discharge of stormwater, wastewater or other contaminants into water, or onto or into land.

An Industrial or Trade Activity (ITA) consent manages the discharge of contaminants (including environmentally hazardous substances) from an industrial or trade activity site.

Apply to discharge contaminants onto land or into the air or water

There are several ways to apply to discharge contaminants onto land or into the air or water:

 Online

 By post

​Complete and sign the application for resource consent form and post it to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

 In person

​Complete and sign the application for resource consent form and take it to one of our customer service centres.