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Outdoor tyre storage and the Resource Management Act 1991

Publication date:  December 2019
Publication reference number:  CR 404

This report summarises the finding of research which involved:

  • a survey of regional councils and unitary authorities to better understand:
    • the extent and nature of outdoor tyre storage in their region and whether this is causing issues in practice
    • what plan rules or RMA provisions they currently use to address outdoor storage of tyres
    • the costs of dealing with illegal tyre dumping and removing a tyre stockpile 
  • a desktop review of selected district plans to identify rules relevant to outdoor tyre storage.