141 Interpretation

In this Part, unless the context requires another meaning,—

applicant means—

(a)

the person who lodged the application, for a matter that is an application for—

(i)

a resource consent; or

(ii)

a change to or cancellation of the conditions of a resource consent:

(b)

the person making the request, for a matter that is a request for a change to a plan—

(i)

including a request that has been accepted by a board of inquiry under section 149M or the local authority under clause 25(2)(b) of Schedule 1; but

(ii)

excluding a request that has been adopted by the local authority:

(c)

the person making the request, for a matter that is a request for the preparation of a regional plan—

(i)

including a request that has been accepted by a board of inquiry under section 149M or the local authority under clause 25(2)(b) of Schedule 1; but

(ii)

excluding a request that has been adopted by the local authority:

(d)

the requiring authority that lodged the notice of requirement, for a matter that is a notice of requirement for a designation or to alter a designation:

(e)

the heritage protection authority that lodged the notice of requirement, for a matter that is a notice of requirement for a heritage order or to alter a heritage order:

(f)

the local authority, for a matter that is—

(i)

a change to its plan (including a request for a change that has been adopted by the local authority); or

(ii)

a request for the preparation of a regional plan that has been adopted by a local authority; or

(iii)

a variation to its proposed plan

local authority means—

(a)

the consent authority that would process an application lodged under section 88 or 127 or, if an application is lodged with the EPA, the consent authority that would have been responsible for processing the application if it had been lodged under section 88 or 127, for a matter that is an application for a resource consent or for a change to or cancellation of the conditions of a resource consent:

(b)

the territorial authority responsible for the district plan or proposed district plan, for a matter that is a request for a change to a district plan, a change to a district plan, or a variation to a proposed district plan:

(c)

the regional council responsible for the regional plan or proposed regional plan, for a matter that is a request for the preparation of a regional plan, a request for a change to a regional plan, a change to a regional plan, or a variation to a proposed regional plan:

(d)

the territorial authority responsible for dealing with a notice of requirement given under Part 8 or, if a notice of requirement is lodged with the EPA, the territorial authority that would have been responsible for dealing with the notice if it had been given under Part 8, for a matter that is a notice of requirement

matter means—

(a)

an application for a resource consent; or

(b)

an application for a change to or cancellation of the conditions of a resource consent; or

(c)

a request for the preparation of a regional plan (including a request that has been accepted or adopted in whole or in part by a local authority) or part of such a request; or

(d)

a request for a change to a plan (including a request that has been accepted or adopted in whole or in part by a local authority) or part of such a request; or

(e)

a change to a plan or part of a change to a plan; or

(f)

a variation to a proposed plan or part of a variation to a proposed plan; or

(g)

a notice of requirement for a designation; or

(h)

a notice of requirement for a heritage order; or

(i)

a notice of requirement to alter a designation or a heritage order.

Section 141: replaced, on 1 October 2009, by section 100 of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 31).

Section 141 matter paragraph (c): amended, on 19 April 2017, by section 80(1) of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).

Section 141 matter paragraph (d): amended, on 19 April 2017, by section 80(2) of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).

Section 141 matter paragraph (e): amended, on 19 April 2017, by section 80(3) of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).

Section 141 matter paragraph (f): amended, on 19 April 2017, by section 80(4) of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).