360F Regulations relating to administrative charges and other amounts

(1)

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations for the purpose of specifying the charges that a local authority is required to fix under section 36(1) (see section 36(4)).

(2)

Regulations made under this section—

(a)

must not fix the amount to be charged by local authorities under section 36(1); but

(b)

may require local authorities—

(i)

to fix charges for hearings commissioners determining plan changes or resource consent applications, in accordance with a delegation from the local authority under section 34A(1), where a hearing is held:

(ii)

before a hearing commences, to set the overall charge payable by the applicant for a plan change or resource consent hearing:

(c)

may require local authorities to fix charges for the functions referred to in section 36(1)(b):

(d)

may require local authorities to fix charges listed in section 36(1) for notices issued under section 87BA or 87BB stating whether an activity is a permitted activity.

(3)

Regulations that relate to a function referred to in section 36(1)(b)

(a)

must specify the class or classes of application in respect of which each charge is to be fixed; and

(b)

must include a schedule of charges to be applied by local authorities, fixed on the basis of—

(i)

the class of application; and

(ii)

the complexity of the class of application to which the charges apply; and

(c)

may specify a class or classes of additional charges that may apply.

Section 360F: inserted, on 19 April 2017, by section 116 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).

Section 360F(2)(d): inserted, on 18 October 2017, by section 172 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).