Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Regulations 2003

Form 9 Application for resource consent or fast-track resource consent

Sections 87AAC, 88, and 145, Resource Management Act 1991

To [name of local authority]/the Environmental Protection Authority*

*Select one.
1

I, [full name, full address], apply for the following type(s) of resource consent: [for any activity in the coastal marine area, state coastal permit. Otherwise, state 1 or more of the following: fast-track resource consent application, land use consent, subdivision consent, water permit, or discharge permit].

1A

Omit this paragraph if the application does not qualify as a fast-track application under section 87AAC.

I opt out/do not opt out* of the fast-track consent process.

*Select one.
2

The activity to which the application relates (the proposed activity) is as follows: [describe the proposed activity].

3

The site at which the proposed activity is to occur is as follows:

[Describe the site, including—

(a)

its location, as it is commonly known and in a way that will enable it to be easily identified (eg, the street address, the legal description, the name of any relevant stream, river, or other water body to which the application relates, proximity to any well-known landmark, the grid reference (if known)); and

(b)

its natural and physical characteristics and any adjacent uses that may be relevant to the consideration of the application.]

4

Omit this paragraph if you are the only owner and occupier of the site to which this application relates.

The full name and address of each owner or occupier (other than the applicant) of the site to which the application relates are as follows: [list full names and addresses].

5

For this paragraph select the statement that applies.

There are no other activities that are part of the proposal to which this application relates.

or

The other activities that are part of the proposal to which the application relates are as follows:

[Describe the other activities that are part of the proposal to which the application relates. For any activities that are permitted activities, explain how the activity complies with the requirements, conditions, and permissions for the permitted activity so that a resource consent is not required for that activity under section 87A(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991.]

6

For this paragraph select the statement that applies.

No additional resource consents are needed for the proposal to which this application relates.

or

The following additional resource consents are needed for the proposal to which this application relates and have/have not* been applied for: [details].

*Select one.
7

I attach an assessment of the proposed activity’s effect on the environment that—

(a)

includes the information required by clause 6 of Schedule 4 of the Resource Management Act 1991; and

(b)

addresses the matters specified in clause 7 of Schedule 4 of the Resource Management Act 1991; and

(c)

includes such detail as corresponds with the scale and significance of the effects that the activity may have on the environment.

8

I attach an assessment of the proposed activity against the matters set out in Part 2 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

9

I attach an assessment of the proposed activity against any relevant provisions of a document referred to in section 104(1)(b) of the Resource Management Act 1991, including the information required by clause 2(2) of Schedule 4 of that Act.

10

Include this paragraph if the application is affected by section 124 or 165ZH(1)(c) of the Resource Management Act 1991 (which relate to existing resource consents).

The value of the investment of the existing consent holder is [specify].

11

Include this paragraph if the proposed activity is to occur in an area within the scope of a planning document prepared by a customary marine title group under section 85 of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011.

I attach an assessment of the proposed activity against the resource management matters set out in [relevant planning document].

12

Include this paragraph if the application is for a subdivision consent.

I attach information that adequately defines the following:

(a)

the position of all new boundaries; and

*(b)

the areas of all new allotments; and

(c)

the locations and areas of new reserves to be created, including any esplanade reserves and esplanade strips; and

(d)

the locations and areas of any existing esplanade reserves, esplanade strips, and access strips; and

(e)

the locations and areas of any parts of the bed of a river or lake to be vested in the territorial authority under section 237A of the Resource Management Act 1991; and

(f)

the locations and areas of any land within the coastal marine area (which is to become part of the common marine and coastal area under section 237A of the Resource Management Act 1991); and

(g)

the locations and areas of land to be set aside as new roads.

*Omit this paragraph if the subdivision involves a cross-lease, company lease, or unit plan.
13

Include this paragraph if the application is for a resource consent for reclamation.

I attach information that shows the area proposed to be reclaimed, including its location, the position of all new boundaries (if practicable), and the portion of the area (if any) to be set aside as an esplanade reserve or esplanade strip.

14

I attach the following further information required to be included in this application by the district plan, the regional plan, the Resource Management Act 1991, or any regulations made under that Act: [list all further documents that you are attaching].

Date:

Signature:

(Applicant/person authorised to sign on behalf of applicant*)

*Select one.

(A signature is not required if the application is made by electronic means.)

Contact details

*Electronic address for service of applicant:

Telephone:

Postal address (or alternative method of service under section 352 of the Act):

Contact person: [name and designation, if applicable]

Note an electronic address for service must be provided if you are applying for a fast-track resource consent application.
Note to applicant

You must include all information required by this form. The information must be specified in sufficient detail to satisfy the purpose for which it is required.

You may apply for 2 or more resource consents that are needed for the same activity on the same form. If you lodge the application with the Environmental Protection Authority, you must also lodge a notice in form 16A at the same time.

You must pay the charge payable to the consent authority for the resource consent application under the Resource Management Act 1991 (if any).

If your application is to the Environmental Protection Authority, you may be required to pay actual and reasonable costs incurred in dealing with this matter (see section 149ZD of the Resource Management Act 1991).

Fast-track application

Under the fast-track resource consent process, notice of the decision must be given within 10 working days after the date the application was first lodged with the authority, unless the applicant opts out of that process at the time of lodgement.

A fast-track application may cease to be a fast-track application under section 87AAC(2) of the Act.

Schedule 1 form 9: replaced, on 3 March 2015, by regulation 7 of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/386).

Schedule 1 form 9 heading: amended, on 18 October 2017, by regulation 15(1) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/231).

Schedule 1 form 9: amended, on 18 October 2017, by regulation 15(1) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/231).