Resource consents allow people or organisations to do something that may have an effect on our environment.

This could be using or taking water, land, or coastal resources. They also allow the discharge of water or wastes into air, water, or onto land. Resource consents include conditions to protect people and the environment. We monitor consented activities to make sure that the conditions are being met.

Where to start

Do you need resource consent?
We deal with four types of resource consent - Land use consents, discharge permits, water permits

Application forms, information required to include with your application and process to lodge your application

You pay an initial fixed application fee when you lodge your resource consent application.

Mana whenua and Greater Wellington have an important partnership, which recognises the role and responsibilities of mana whenua as kaitiaki (guardians) within their own boundaries and particularly within their sites…

Updated July 11, 2023 at 10:44 AM

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