As well as an application form there are a number of other documents and considerations before you submit your resource consent application.
In summary, a complete resource consent application must include:
Subdivision consent applications must also include a plan showing:
The amount of information that needs to be provided depends on the proposed activity and the complexity of the application.
It must be sufficient for the Council to understand the effects of the proposal and decide whether consent should be granted.
Otherwise, the Council may return your application due to insufficient information being provided.
Resource consent applications can be complex so you may wish to consider engaging an experienced professional, such as an architect or planning consultant, to prepare and submit the application on your behalf.
Refer to our land case consent application checklist [PDF, 147 KB], or the subdivision checklist included at the end of our subdivision consent application form.
Specific guidance is also available on landscape plan information requirements.