This page reports on applicants' objections to decisions or charges on resource consents.
Under the RMA an applicant has the ability to make an objection under section 357 relating to a local authority's decision not to grant a resource consent or to return an application as incomplete. Applicants can object to a local authority's charges and the recovery of costs under 357B.
- 278 objections were made under sections 357 to 357B of the RMA.
- One objection was made in relation to an application determined as incomplete under section 88(3) of the RMA.
- Of the 84 resource consents that were declined, six objections were made to local authorities.
- The number of objections has decreased from the RMA Survey of Local Authorities for 2010/11 and 2012/13, where 480 and 317 objections were made respectively.
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See the Act
For more information on the RMA related to this page see the following sections of the Act on the New Zealand Legislation website.