Step 1: Investigate, investigate, investigate! This is the first blog in our series on the “lifecycle of a resource consent”. We aren’t going to explain the legal process of getting a resource consent, but what is actually involved for you as a “developer”, or someone wanting to do something. It can be a daunting process, so we hope this blog series will demystify some it for you, helping you understand how everything fits together and flows one from the other. Let’s Start At
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 years being planners and love planning. But… what is a planner? What do we do? And why does someone need a planner?
What is a Planner?
We are Environmental Planners. That means we work on projects that sha
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