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A technical guide to resource consent notification

Publication date:  September 2017
Publication reference number:  ME 1329

The purpose of this guide is to help consent authorities understand and implement the changes made to the notification provisions of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) introduced by the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 which come into effect on 18 October 2017.

Specifically, it provides technical assistance to consent authorities covering why and what changes have been made to the RMA, and what the changes mean for consent authorities in their day-to-day processing of resource consent applications.