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The Rules and Standards in the District Plan determine the activity status of your application and how it will be assessed. Detail on these activity statuses is provided below. Please note that other consents or approvals may also be required such as a building consent (from Horowhenua District Council) or resource consent from Horizons Regional Council.
To find out if your proposed activity or development requires subdivision consent, land use consent, or approval as a deemed permitted boundary activity, check:
If you're unsure, please check with Council’s Duty Planner before you proceed with your activity or development.
Once you've checked the District Plan, you'll know the activity status of your proposal. The information below explains the different activity statuses and what this means for the consent process.
Resource Consent Required
Matters considered by Council
Resource Consent can be Declined?
Conditions can be imposed
Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity
separate process applies
Limited to matters of control listed in District Plan
No (unless there is significant risk from natural hazards)
Yes, but limited to matters of control listed in the District Plan
Limited to the matters of discretion listed in the District Plan
Yes, but limited to the matters of discretion listed in the District Plan
Any matters considered relevant
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