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Guidelines for online resource consent applications

Document format standards for online resource consent applications

  • Provide documentation in PDF format.
  • Provide documents in black and white or grey scale to minimise file size.
  • Minimise company logos to keep file sizes down.
  • Create individual file size up to 300MB.
  • Check documents are not locked or password-protected.
  • Present drawings in landscape view.

Document naming standards for online resource consent applications

Use the recommended naming standards when you make an online resource consent application.

This will help us process your application faster.

Document type Recommended naming standard
Pre-application MinutesMeeting Minutes
Application PlansPlan {relevant plan type}
Certificate(s) of titleCOT
Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE)Assessment of Environmental Effects
Detail(s) of the resource consent(s) being applied
for (if not included in AEE)
Assessment of Environmental Effects
An assessment against the matters in Part 2 of the RMA
(if not included in AEE)
Assessment of Environmental Effects
An assessment against any relevant provisions of a
statutory document (if not included in AEE)
Assessment of Environmental Effects
Locality plan or aerial photo (If not included in AEEPhoto
Specialist report(s) (optional)Report {relevant report type}
Land owner / affected party approval(s) (optional)Written approval
Additional documents (optional){clear description}

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