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Appendix 4: Percentage of Resource Consents Processed within Time

Group

Local authority

Notified

Limited notified

Non-notified

Subdivision (%)

Land-use (%)

Coastal (%)

Water (%)

Discharge (%)

Subdivision (%)

Land-use (%)

Coastal (%)

Water (%)

Discharge (%)

Subdivision (%)

Land-use (%)

Coastal (%)

Water (%)

Discharge (%)

Territorial authorities group 1

Carterton District Council

100

100

     

78

100

     

83

100

     

Gore District Council

         

0

0

     

59

89

     

Kaikoura District Council

25

20

       

50

     

32

67

     

Kawerau District Council

 

0

               

75

100

     

Mackenzie District Council

0

0

               

98

100

     

Opotiki District Council

                   

73

81

     

Rangitikei District Council

 

100

     

100

100

     

92

95

     

South Waikato District Council

         

100

0

     

30

80

     

Stratford District Council

           

100

     

100

100

     

Tararua District Council

 

50

               

93

81

     

Waimate District Council

 

0

       

100

     

81

81

     

Wairoa District Council

 

100

               

80

70

     

Waitomo District Council

 

0

       

100

     

98

97

     

Territorial authorities group 2

Ashburton District Council

 

33

       

67

     

95

86

     

Buller District Council

25

       

50

43

     

71

75

     

Central Hawke's Bay District Council

 

0

               

73

99

     

Clutha District Council

0

0

       

100

     

66

76

     

Grey District Council

0

22

       

0

     

52

62

     

Hauraki District Council

         

100

       

73

92

     

Horowhenua District Council

0

0

     

0

100

     

47

85

     

Hurunui District Council

           

67

     

92

97

     

Invercargill City Council

100

100

     

100

100

     

87

94

     

Kaipara District Council

13

0

     

17

       

23

29

     

Masterton District Council

50

50

     

100

100

     

87

96

     

Matamata-Piako District Council

         

100

100

     

94

97

     

Otorohanga District Council

           

100

     

99

100

     

Ruapehu District Council

0

75

     

100

100

     

25

54

     

South Taranaki District Council

 

100

     

100

86

     

63

95

     

South Wairarapa District Council

13

       

0

50

     

76

62

     

Southland District Council

0

100

     

0

0

     

61

74

     

Timaru District Council

Not provided

Not provided

Not provided

Upper Hutt City Council

         

0

100

     

84

94

     

Waitaki District Council

0

33

       

0

     

68

85

     

Wanganui District Council

 

0

       

50

     

64

97

     

Westland District Council

50

50

     

100

50

     

52

58

     

Territorial authorities group 3

Central Otago District Council

91

95

     

100

100

     

88

90

     

Franklin District Council

67

25

     

0

0

     

53

73

     

Hastings District Council

88

86

     

100

100

     

62

79

     

Hutt City Council

50

13

     

0

22

     

65

95

     

Kapiti Coast District Council

0

       

0

0

     

64

83

     

Manawatu District Council

         

100

100

     

100

100

     

Napier City Council

100

67

       

0

     

85

80

     

New Plymouth District Council

0

       

100

100

     

82

99

     

Palmerston North City Council

0

17

     

33

33

     

91

97

     

Papakura District Council

 

0

       

33

     

17

40

     

Porirua City Council

100

100

     

100

100

     

100

100

     

Selwyn District Council

11

31

     

80

60

     

47

51

     

Taupo District Council

22

35

     

0

0

     

82

94

     

Tauranga City Council

64

62

     

100

100

     

56

54

     

Thames-Coromandel District Council

100

100

     

71

86

     

70

78

     

Waikato District Council

 

100

       

100

     

73

90

     

Waimakariri District Council

20

29

       

20

     

43

75

     

Waipa District Council

 

100

     

100

100

     

96

97

     

Western Bay of Plenty District Council

50

25

     

100

50

     

95

91

     

Whakatane District Council

100

29

     

80

100

     

87

93

     

Whangarei District Council

53

50

     

50

88

     

54

61

     

Territorial authorities group 4

Auckland City Council

100

48

       

45

     

17

56

     

Christchurch City Council

 

79

     

0

85

     

82

90

     

Dunedin City Council

63

83

     

100

100

     

97

99

     

Far North District Council

35

43

     

44

20

     

47

58

     

Hamilton City Council

50

50

     

60

0

     

100

100

     

Manukau City Council

0

22

     

67

25

     

34

32

     

North Shore City Council

 

57

     

100

71

     

82

66

     

Queenstown-Lakes District Council

8

29

     

0

50

     

60

65

     

Rodney District Council

63

56

0

   

61

50

     

53

62

67

   

Rotorua District Council

 

43

     

100

38

     

77

82

     

Waitakere City Council

 

20

               

72

83

     

Wellington City Council

50

50

     

0

73

     

81

81

     

Regional councils

Auckland Regional Council

 

88

80

100

87

   

100

100

100

 

99

99

99

97

Environment Bay of Plenty

 

100

89

80

76

 

100

100

50

67

 

96

96

97

95

Environment Canterbury

 

86

100

28

36

 

50

0

0

63

 

90

77

36

71

Environment Southland

 

100

22

33

39

 

0

 

33

40

 

88

68

53

54

Environment Waikato

 

92

88

83

90

 

33

100

29

75

 

92

73

81

82

Hawke's Bay Regional Council

       

100

     

100

100

 

100

100

100

97

Horizons Regional Council

 

100

 

100

100

 

100

   

100

 

100

100

100

100

Northland Regional Council

 

100

81

100

100

 

100

80

100

100

 

100

97

100

98

Otago Regional Council

 

29

86

10

45

 

100

 

33

50

 

88

98

71

76

Taranaki Regional Council

   

100

100

   

100

 

100

100

 

100

100

100

100

Wellington Regional Council

 

100

100

50

100

 

100

 

100

100

 

99

100

95

97

West Coast Regional Council

 

100

60

100

83

 

100

100

 

88

 

83

100

86

91

Unitary authorities

Chatham Islands Council

           

100

     

100

       

Gisborne District Council

 

29

 

92

 

50

70

 

100

100

53

73

25

74

72

Marlborough District Council

15

15

35

61

15

22

21

26

33

0

33

69

81

74

38

Nelson City Council

100

69

 

0

 

50

57

     

16

42

100

0

52

Tasman District Council

21

50

 

33

33

0

       

29

81

55

76

68

Note that the percentages for resource consents processed within time limits should be interpreted with caution as in some cases a local authority may process a small number of consents of a given type. A consent application may also be processed outside of the time limit at the request of the applicant and in this situation does not reflect any inefficiency on the part of the local authority. Some local authorities' computer systems did not allow them to account for non-working days and/or section 37 extensions and they may appear to have more decisions outside of statutory timeframes than there actually were.

Source: RMA survey of local authorities 2005/2006, questions 2.1-2.3.