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Discharge of contaminants into the air
Activities that discharge contaminants into the air
Some industries have operations that discharge contaminants, odours and pollutants into the air:
- chemical processing
- combustion activities
- dust-generating activities
- food and animal or plant processing
- intensive livestock farming
- metallurgical processes
- waste processing
- fibreglassing or spray painting
- coffee roasting.
Get a consent for activities that impact air quality
If your industrial, business or farm operations will have a negative impact on air quality, you may need a
regional resource consent.
If you are not sure if your operations need this type of consent, phone us on 09 301 0101 or
email the Air quality team.
|Our research and evaluation resources||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/about-auckland-council/Pages/our-research-evaluation-resources.aspx||Our research and evaluation resources||RIMU is our environmental, social, economic and cultural research centre.||aspx||Organisations and bodies|
|Report pollution||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/what-you-can-do-for-environment/Pages/report-pollution.aspx||Report pollution||Call the pollution hotline for stormwater pollution and air pollution. The Pollution Response Team is available seven days a week.||aspx||Environment consultation|
|Air quality in Auckland||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/air-quality-pollution-contamination/Pages/air-quality-auckland.aspx||Air quality in Auckland||We monitor air pollution in Auckland which is largely coming from emissions from transport and domestic fires.||aspx||Air quality|
|Report smoke and pollution from fires ||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/outdoor-fires/Pages/report-smoke-pollution-from-fires.aspx||Report smoke and pollution from fires ||How to report smoke or pollution and what we can do about it. ||aspx||Outdoor fires and fireworks|
|Consent to discharge contaminants onto land or into the air or water||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/resource-consents/types-resource-consents/regional-resource-consents/Pages/consent-discharge-contaminants-land-air-water.aspx||Consent to discharge contaminants onto land or into the air or water||Types of discharge consents, and how to apply.||aspx||Resource consents|
|When you need a regional resource consent||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/resource-consents/types-resource-consents/regional-resource-consents/Pages/regional-resource-consents.aspx||When you need a regional resource consent||Find out what activities you need a regional resource consent for.||aspx||Resource consents|