Complaints about breaches of the RMA

This page reports on the number of written complaints about breaches of the RMA received by local authorities.

RMA requirements

Local authorities are required under section 35(5)(i) to keep a summary of all written complaints received concerning alleged breaches of the RMA, and information on how each complaint was dealt with.

Number of excessive noise complaints and other RMA complaints recorded by local authorities, by year from 2010/11 – 2016/17

 

2010/11

2012/13

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

Number of excessive noise complaints

99,903

133,621

140,727

133,191

130,540

Number of other RMA complaints

24,269

28,498

28,791

31,446

27,857

See the Act

For more information on the RMA related to this page see Section 35 of the RMA on the New Zealand Legislation website.

Reviewed:
16/11/18