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A guide to preparing a basic assessment of environmental effects

Publication date:  August 2006
Publication reference number:  ME 767

An assessment of environmental effects (AEE) must accompany each application for a resource consent under the Resource Management Act. This guide is intended to help applicants understand the process and prepare a simple assessment of environmental effects.

This publication has not yet been updated to reflect changes in processes arising from the Resource Management Amendment Act 2009 or the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013. Care should be exercised in reading and using the information provided in this publication.