Regulatory Impact Statement for the Proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity under the Resource Management Act 1991

Date: October 2016

The Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) for the recommended National Policy Statement on Urban Development was prepared by the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.  It summarises the RMA section 32AA evaluation report, the section 32 report and the recommendations and decisions report on proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity.

The RIS outlines the problem definition and summarises the cost-benefit analysis of options for addressing the problem including 3 sub-options for a national policy statement.