Our Blog

We update our blog every week, here you can find information about: Resource Consent Fees, Resource Consent Meaning, Resource Consent Timeframes, Subdivisions and lots of other helpful information.

April 5, 2020

It seems like an age ago, but it wasn’t that many years back that Auckland was split into 7 cities/districts, which all had their own district plans controlling development. Following the creation of Auckland Council, a massive planning exercise was undertaken to look...

April 1, 2020

It’s a weird time; information about Covid-19 and the lockdown is everywhere and all consuming. Hopefully you’re all staying at home, in your bubble and playing your part in protecting your community.

Once the novelty of endless hours of Netflix wears off, what else can...

March 30, 2020

This is our second blog in our series on preliminary development queries you can answer or at least look into yourself. In this blog we’ll be looking at the Certificate of Title, sometimes shortened to the “title” or “CT”. This is a really important document to look at...

March 25, 2020

This is the first in our blog series themed around helping you find out about development from the comfort and corona virus- free confines of your own home.  Whether you need a resource consent or not, we hope the blogs will be helpful in your development planning.

 The...

February 10, 2020

We all know that house prices are getting out of reach for some, and more so for our children. We hear of parents wanting to help their kids out, often by allowing them to move back home to save money but also by providing some accommodation on their own land for the c...

January 20, 2020

When you hear the term Planner, what do you think? Hopefully it doesn’t conjure up images of Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey in the really cheesy Wedding Planner movie!

At Planning Plus, we’re a team of environmental planners. We’ve studied planning, spent many y...