Resource Management

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Fees and Charges - 2018-19

Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) - section 36

Note: Deposit/minimum fees are taken at the time of lodgement of the application.  Actual costs for processing the application will be charged (at the current hourly rate) and invoiced after the decision is issued.

Pre lodgement meetings
(includes attendance from engineers, where appropriate)
First hour no charge, thereafter charged out at the officer's hourly rate of $150
Non-notified applications for subdivision consent
(including Māori partitions, boundary adjustments,
applications for unit titles, applications for cross leases, etc)
$2,200
Notified applications for subdivision consent
(including Māori partitions, boundary adjustments,
applications for unit titles, applications for cross leases, etc)
$5,000
All fees associated with the processing of heritage and ecological
resource consent applications that would otherwise be a permitted activity are to be waived (Council resolution 336/02)
​No charge
​Resource consents for sports and recreation organisations on reserve land​50% waiver of total fee
Non-notified land use consent for non-compliance with one building setback, height or coverage rule only, where applicant supplies relevant affected party consent​$650
All other non-notified land use consent (add to the above the monitoring deposit) $900 plus $250 monitoring 1st year.  Any subsequent years will be based upon hourly rate
​Notified applications for land use consent (for more complex applications, or
when the cost of processing the applications is likely to be greater than normal, a deposit equal to the estimated cost of processing the application may be charged)

​$5,000 plus $250

Joint processing of a non-notified land use consent and non-notified subdivision consent $3,200
Monitoring charge for land use consent
(fee refundable if application is declined, or if no conditions are
imposed, or if conditions that are imposed do not require monitoring)
$216
​Monitoring of Resource Consents where the monitoring costs exceed the monitoring charge (Officers Hourly Rate)$139
​Investigations where non-compliance with Sections 9, 10A and 17 of the RMA has been determined (Officers Hourly Rate)​$139
(Section 10 of the RMA) Existing use rights extension $500
(Section 99 of the RMA) Pre-hearing meeting $350
(Section 125 of the RMA) Extension of time $650
(Section 127 of the RMA) Variation or cancellation of condition $650
(Section 128 of the RMA) Application or review of conditions of consent $850
​(Section 138 of the RMA) Surrender of resource consent​$400
(Section 139 and 139(A) of the RMA) Compliance certificate or existing use of rights certificate $900
(Sections 168/168(A) Notice of requirement / request for a designation

- If Notified

- If Non-notified

$3,000

$2,000

(Section 176a of the RMA) Outline plans $800
(Section 176a of the RMA) Waiver of Outline plan​$300

(Section 181 of the RMA) Alteration to a designation

- If Notified

- If Non-notified

$3,000

$2,000

(Sections 182 and 184 of the RMA) Removal of, or lapsing of a designation $650

​(Section 189 of the RMA) Heritage Order

- If Notified

- If Non-notified

$3,000

$2,000

(Section 195A of the RMA) Alteration of a heritage order

- If Notified

- If Non-notified

​$3,000

$2,000

(Section 196 of the RMA) Removal of heritage order $650
(Section 221 of the RMA) Consent Notice $650
(Section 223 of the RMA) Approval of Survey Plans $500
(Section 224 of the RMA) Approval of Consent Conditions
(includes 'c' and 'f' of the RMA)
$1,000 plus $125 revaluation fee for each new Certificate of Title created
Approval pursuant to Section 226 of the RMA $1,000
(Section 235 and 237B of the RMA) Instrument Creating Esplanade or Access Strip $600
(Section 240 of the RMA) Deed of Covenant $500
(Section 241 and 243 of the RMA) Revocation of easements and cancellation of compulsory amalgamation condition $500
(Section 327A of LGA) Cancellation of Building Line Restrictions $600
​(Section 348 of LGA) Rights of Way not requiring subdivision consents​$600
Hearings, site visits and deliberations by Hearings Committee
(refer to hourly rate for staff time charge-out rates also)
$3,000
Other certificates, approvals, authenticated copy of resolution, etc $600
Certificates of Title $30
Bonds $600
​Application pursuant to Overseas Investment Act 2005​$500
​​Inspection Fees
(for example engineering - third party and subsequent inspections)
​Actual Cost
Enforcement action such as abatement notice and enforcement order Actual cost         (plus legal fees)
Return of equipment seized under Section 323 or 328 of the RMA​Actual Cost
Application for private changes to District Plan (subject to waiver by Council) $10,000
Proposed District Plan paper copy (Parts A to D) (text) $100
Proposed District Plan paper copy - Appendices A to I (excluding E) $100
Proposed District Plan - Appendix E (colour) each volume $150
Proposed District Plan Maps - colour $150
Section 32 Analysis $100
Proposed District Plan CD $30
Officer's Hourly Rates
(Based on an average of all officers involved in processing, excluding Engineers)
Actual costs apply for Engineer's charges
$135

Additional Fixed Fees

​At any time after the receipt of an application and before a decision has been made, Council may fix a fee pursuant to Section 36(1) of the RMA which is in excess of the fixed charge set out in this Fees and Charges Schedule.

In that event Council may require that no further action will be taken in connection with the application until that fixed fee is paid in accordance with Section 36(7) of the RMA and Pursuant to Section 36(3) of the RMA makes additional charges.

Resource management (Infringement) Regulations 1999

All fees are set by statute (for info only)

Contravention of Section 338 (1) (a):
Contravention of Section 9 (Restrictions on use of land)
$300
Contravention of Section 338 (1) (c) - An abatement notice - other than a
notice under Section 322 (1) (c)
$750
Contravention of Section 338 (2) (a) - Section 22
(Failure to provide certain information to an Enforcement Officer)
$300
Contravention of Section 338 (2) (c) - An excessive noise direction under
Section 327
$500
Contravention of Section 338 (2) (d) - An abatement notice for unreasonable noise under Section 322 (1) (c) $750

 

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