An everyday guide to the RMA: Applying for a resource consent

Publication date: December 2009
Publication reference:
ME 959

This guide provides information on applying for a resource consent to do something that might affect the environment. It is one of 15 guides in the 'An Everyday Guide to the RMA' series. For information on the process for nationally significant applications refer to ‘An everyday guide to the RMA: National level guidance and procedures’.

This guide has not yet been updated to reflect changes introduced by the resource management amendments of September 2013. The Ministry has prepared a series of fact sheets that provide detailed information on these changes.