INFORMATION REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED //
Attach to this form any information required
(see below & appendix 1).
To be accepted for processing, your application should include the following:
Computer Freehold Register for the property (no more than 3 months old)
and copies of any consent notices and covenants
(Can be obtained from Land Information NZ at https://www.linz.govt.nz/).
A plan or map showing the locality of the site, topographical features, buildings etc.
A site plan at a convenient scale showing extent of earthworks in plan view.
Details of Earthworks: volume (m³) area (m²), height of any cuts & ll and
proximity to boundaries (cross sections to illustrate).
Geotechnical report on stability and hazards / engineering design of retaining walls where necessary.
Written approval of every person who may be adversely aected by the granting of consent (s95E).
Site management plan and landscape/remediation plan.
An Assessment of Eects (AEE).
n AEE is a written document outlining how the potential eects of the earthworks activity have been considered.
Address the relevant provisions of the District Plan and aected parties including who has or has not provided
written approval. See Appendix 1 for more detail.
We prefer to receive applications electronically – see Appendix 2 - Naming of Documents Guide
Please ensure documents are scanned at a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
Each document should be no greater than 10mb
Section 36 of the Resource Management Act 1991 deals with administrative charges and allows a local authority to levy
charges that relate to, but are not limited to, carrying out its functions in relation to receiving, processing and granting of
resource consents (including certicates of compliance and existing use certicates).
Invoiced sums are payable by the 20th of the month after the work was undertaken. If unpaid, the processing of an
application, provision of a service, or performance of a function will be suspended until the sum is paid. You may also be
required to make an additional payment, or bring the account up to date, prior to milestones such as notication, setting
a hearing date or releasing the decision. In particular, all charges related to processing of a resource consent application
are payable prior to issuing of the decision. Payment is due on the 20th of the month or prior to the issue date –
whichever is earlier.
If your application is notied or requires a hearing you will be requested to pay a notication deposit and/or a hearing deposit.
An applicant may not oset any invoiced processing charges against such payments.
Section 357B of the Resource Management Act provides a right of objection in respect of additional charges. An objection
must be in writing and must be lodged within 15 working days of notication of the decision.
LIABILITY FOR PAYMENT – Please note that by signing and lodging this application form you are acknowledging that the
Applicant is responsible for payment of invoices and in addition will be liable to pay all costs and expenses of debt recovery
and/or legal costs incurred by QLDC related to the enforcement of any debt.
MONITORING FEES – Please also note that if this application is approved you will be required to meet the costs of
monitoring any conditions applying to the consent, pursuant to Section 35 of the Resource Management Act 1991.
DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTIONS – Your development, if granted, may also incur development contributions under the
Local Government Act 2002. You will be liable for payment of any such contributions.
A list of Consent Charges is available on the on the Resource Consent Application Forms section of the QLDC website. If you
are unsure of the amount to pay,
please call 03 441 0499 and ask to speak to our duty planner.
Please ensure to reference any banking payments correctly. Incorrectly referenced payments may cause delays to the
processing of your application whilst payment is identied.
If the initial fee charged is insucient to cover the actual and reasonable costs of work undertaken on the application you will
be required to pay any additional amounts and will be invoiced monthly as work on the application continues. Please note
that if the Applicant has outstanding fees owing to Council in respect of other applications, Council may choose to apply the
initial fee to any outstanding balances in which case the initial fee for processing this application may be deemed not to have
Queenstown Lakes District Council
Private Bag 50072, Queenstown 9348
Gorge Road, Queenstown 9300
P: 03 441 0499
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