COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Order 2020

Schedule 6 The Vines Affordable Subdivision

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Schedule 6: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

Project referred to expert consenting panel

Heading: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

1 Name of project

The name of the project is The Vines Affordable Subdivision (the project).

Schedule 6 clause 1: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

2 Authorised persons

The authorised persons for the project are Jason and Angela Mudgway.

Schedule 6 clause 2: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

3 Description of project

(1)

The scope of the project is—

(a)

to subdivide land and develop up to 48 residential sections for future housing development; and

(b)

to provide the associated infrastructure for the subdivision and development of the sections, including roading, walkways, three waters services, and reserves.

(2)

[Revoked]

Schedule 6 clause 3: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

Schedule 6 clause 3(2): revoked, on 13 August 2021, by clause 5 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 8) 2021 (LI 2021/208).

4 Description of activities involved in project

The project may involve the following works:

(a)

earthworks (including bulk earthworks) and discharges associated with the earthworks:

(b)

landscaping, including plantings:

(c)

works to remove existing vegetation:

(d)

the construction of roading, walkways, and other transportation infrastructure required for the development:

(e)

the construction of water and wastewater infrastructure:

(f)

any other works that are—

(i)

associated with the works described in paragraphs (a) to (e); and

(ii)

within the scope of the project as described in clause 3 of this schedule.

Schedule 6 clause 4: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

5 Approximate geographical location

The project’s works will occur at 115 Main Road Hope (otherwise known as State Highway 6) south of Richmond, legal description Part Sec 15 Waimea East District.

Schedule 6 clause 5: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

6 No further provision required

No further provision is necessary to give effect to decisions made by the Minister under section 24 of the Act in respect of the project.

Schedule 6 clause 6: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

Statement of reasons

Heading: inserted, on 4 December 2020, by clause 4 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Amendment Order (No 3) 2020 (LI 2020/285).

This statement of reasons is published for the purposes of clause 4 of Schedule 3 of the Act

Having considered the application against the criteria in the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020 (the Act) and the Act’s purpose, and having sought and considered written comments from the relevant Ministers and the relevant local authority, the Minister for the Environment has accepted this application for referral for the following reasons:

  • the project will help to achieve the Act’s purpose; and

  • the project offers employment opportunities, providing the equivalent of 28 jobs during the 1-year development period; and

  • the project seeks to develop sections for future housing in an area that has a significant housing demand; and

  • any adverse effects arising from the activities that are to occur under the project or from any mitigation measures can be tested by an expert consenting panel, having regard to Part 2 of the Resource Management Act 1991 and the purpose of the Act.