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 you do? Take it as an opportunity; an opportunity to really investigate development of your property. Can you add another dwelling, a minor dwelling or subdivide? If your land big enough for a terraced housin
The new year is a time when people often reflect and plan the year ahead. This could mean house renovations, a new job or business, or developing land. If this means developing your land, where do you start? There are many bylaws, standards and laws governing development, and it can be confusing to make your way through them. Once you’ve decided what you would ideally like to do, a visit to your local Council’s website or office is a good start. Here you can investigate the v
Big changes are afoot with the new Resource Legislation Amendment Bill. The Bill itself contains close to 40 changes and is the most comprehensive package of reforms to the Resource Management Act (RMA) since its creation 26 years ago. But what do all these changes actually mean in a practical sense? Let’s have a look at a few of the important ones now.
What Does The Bill Aim To Do?
The changes are designed to improve the resource management system. There is a focus on mor