Planning and Resource Consents

  • The Resource Management Act 1991 (the RMA) (Section 36) allows fees to be charged to cover actual and reasonable costs to process an application. Where a deposit is required and the total cost to process an application exceeds the Deposit, additional fees will be charged.
  • Discounts will be allowed on charges for applications for resource consent and applications to change or cancel conditions if these are not processed within statutory timeframes. Such discounts will be in accordance with the Regulations to the RMA
Planning Services Basis for charge 2024/25 charges (incl GST)
Notified Resource Consent
Land-use Per application - deposit* 6,000.00
Subdivision Per application - deposit* 6,000.00
Limited Notified Consent
Land Use Per application - deposit* 4,000.00
Subdivision Per application - deposit* 4,000.00
Non-notified Resource Consent
Land-use No Deposit Actual Cost
Subdivision No Deposit Actual Cost
Sundry Certification
Miscellaneous Certification (includes Section BB - Permitted Marginal Activity) Per certificate - fixed fee* 160.00
Section 87BA Notice – Permitted Boundary Activity Per certificate - fixed fee* 500.00
Section 139 Certificate of Compliance / Existing Use Rights Certificate No Deposit Actual Cost
Section 223 Certificate Per certificate - fixed fee* 160.00
Section 224 Certificate Per certificate - non-refundable deposit 350.00
Section 226 Certificate Per certificate - deposit* 400.00
Post-consent procedures
Section 125 extension of time for land use consent No Deposit Actual Cost
Section 127 change / cancel consent conditions No Deposit Actual Cost
Section 135 Compliance monitoring Per consent - base fee $130, plus $130 per hour after the first hour* 130.00
Section 138 Surrender of consent
No fee
Section 357 Objection No Deposit Actual Cost
Plan change Per application - deposit* 20,000.00
Designation or Heritage order
Requirement - Notified Per designation / order - deposit* 6,000.00
Requirement - Non notified No Deposit Actual Cost
Extension of time to a designation No Deposit Actual Cost
Variation No Deposit Actual Cost
Removal No Deposit Actual Cost
Section 176a Outline Plan No Deposit Actual Cost
Waiver of Outline Plan No Deposit Actual Cost