Only Council-approved geoprofessionals can issue Producer statements relating to rockfall protection structures.
A Technical Guideline for Rockfall Protection Structures [PDF 731KB] has been developed by Christchurch City Council to assist property owners with the consenting process. This guideline specifies the use of an Approved Geoprofessional for the issue of Producer statements relating to Rockfall Protection Structures.
The Specification for Application to the Approved Geoprofessionals List for Rockfall Protection Structures [PDF 97KB] sets out the requirements and process to apply for accreditation.
Assessments of complete applications received by 30 June will be undertaken annually in July.
You can apply if you are:
Send the forms, any supporting information and the $1000 non-refundable application fee per applicant (not per company) to:
Infrastructure Design Standards Manager Technical Services and Design Team Christchurch City Council PO Box 73-011 Christchurch
Approval will be given in writing and is awarded only to the individual and not to commercial entities. It is not transferable and can be withdrawn by the City Council as stated in clause 2.4 of the Specification.
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