357C Procedure for making and hearing objection under sections 357 to 357B

(1)

An objection under section 357, 357A,or 357B must be made by notice in writing not later than 15 working days after the decision or requirement is notified to the objector, or within any longer time allowed by the person or body to which the objection is made.

(2)

A notice of objection must set out the reasons for the objection.

(2A)

A notice of an objection made under section 357A(1)(f) or (g) may include a request that the objection be considered by a hearings commissioner instead of by the consent authority.

(3)

In the case of an objection made under section 357 or section 357A, the person or body to which the objection is made must—

(a)

consider the objection within 20 working days; and

(b)

if the objection has not been resolved, give at least 5 working days’ written notice to the objector of the date, time, and place for a hearing of the objection.

(4)

In the case of an objection made under section 357B, the person or body to which the objection is made must—

(a)

consider the objection as soon as reasonably practicable; and

(b)

if the objection has not been resolved, give at least 5 working days’ written notice to the objector of the date, time, and place for a hearing of the objection.

Section 357C: inserted, on 10 August 2005, by section 124 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 87).

Section 357C(1): replaced, on 1 October 2009, by section 144(1) of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 31).

Section 357C(2A): inserted, on 18 October 2017, by section 168 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).

Section 357C(3): amended, on 1 October 2009, by section 144(2) of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 31).

Section 357C(3)(b): amended, on 4 September 2013, by section 61 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 63).

Section 357C(4): amended, on 1 October 2009, by section 144(3) of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 31).

Section 357C(4)(b): amended, on 4 September 2013, by section 61 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 63).