Resource Consent Application Forms

If your project needs resource consent, the next step is to apply for consent. This page contains the relevant application forms. 

Applying Electronically

The following application forms can be completed and submitted electronically:

  1. Form 9 Application for Resource Consent.
  2. Form 10 Application for Change or Cancellation of Resource Consent Condition.

Simply click on the 'Writeable PDF' application form links available below, type into the form, save a copy for your records and then email the form and the required documentation that needs to be included to recordsprocessing@horowhenua.govt.nz

You can also pay the fees associated with your application using internet banking. Please include confirmation of your payment when submitting your electronic application. For full information on how to make payments please view our Paying Us page.  No action will be taken on your application until payment has been receipted by Council and matched to your application.

Please note: Council's firewall will prevent some items from being sent to us. It will also block large files (total file size must not exceed 10 Mb). If you experience difficulty, or need to transfer large files, please contact Council's Customer Experience Team. 

Resource Consent Application Form

Please use the following Resource Consent Application form if you are planning to submit a Land Use or Subdivision application.

Resource Consent Application Form (Writeable PDF)(PDF, 883KB)
Resource Consent Application Form (Print Version)(PDF, 88KB)  

Application to Change or Cancellation of Resource Consent Conditions (s.127)

Please use the following form if you require a change or cancellation of resource consent conditions.

Application for Change or Cancellation of Resource Consent Conditions (Writeable PDF)(PDF, 828KB)  
Application for Change or Cancellation of Resource Consent Conditions (Print Version)(PDF, 27KB)  

Request for Application Relating to Resource Consent to be Determined by Environment Court

Please use the following form if you would like your application for Resource Consent, which has been notified, to be determined by the Environment Court instead of Council.

Request for Application Relating to Resource Consent to be Determined by Environment Court(PDF, 21KB)  

Request for Hearing by Commissioner

Please use this form if an application for resource consent is notified and a hearing of the application is to be held, and you wish for the application to be heard by one or more Hearings Commissioners who are not Councillors.

Request for Hearing by Commissioner(PDF, 21KB)

Affected Person's Approval Forms

Please use the following form if you require written approval from neighbouring or adjacent properties as part of your resource consent application.

Affected Person's Written Approval Form(PDF, 203KB)

Please use the following form if you are siting your accessory building less than 1 metre from your neighbour's boundary and require their written consent.

Neighbours Approval Form - accessory buildings less than 1m from boundary(PDF, 784KB)

Building Pre-Inspection Report

The Building Pre-Inspection Report, available for downloading below, must be filled in by an appropriately qualified person and provided with a building consent application (along with the $1,500 partially refundable monitoring fee) if a relocated building is to be considered as a Permitted Activity in accordance with the requirements of the District Plan.

Building Pre-Inspection Report - District Plan Schedule 15 (PDF version)(PDF, 316KB)
Example Building Pre-Inspection Report - District Plan Schedule 15(PDF, 380KB)

Inspection Form for Relocated Buildings that require resource consent

Please use the following form if you wish to apply for a land use consent to relocate a building on to a property. Please note that the form should be completed by a suitably qualified/experienced person.

Building Condition Report for Relocated Buildings(PDF, 39KB)

Resource Consent Bond Refund Application Form

Please use the following form if you have previously paid a bond to Council as part of a land use resource consent (eg for a relocated building) or as part of fulfilling the conditions of a subdivision consent (eg for completion of roading or services installation after issuing new titles) and you now wish to apply for a refund of the bond (or part of it) because the works that were required by the bond are now complete.

Please note that this form is not intended to be used for applications for refunds of vehicle entranceway bonds charged in relation to Building Consents – a separate form and process is followed for refunding these bonds. Please ask Council's Customer Services staff for the relevant form and process.

Resource Consent Bond Refund Application Form(PDF, 47KB)