Before you can receive your resource consent you need to go through an application process, just the same as with any other license or permit. Talk to us first before you make your application to avoid unnecessary delays and extra costs.
To learn more about each stage of the process view our diagram of the application process.
Horizons provide a one hour free advice service. Contact us to discuss your proposal via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Horizons Consents Team on freephone 0508 800 800.
Your application will be processed with or without notification depending on the level of effects the activity will have on the environment.
This brochure explains how to make a submission on a resource consent application, and what is involved in pre-hearing meetings and a hearing.
This brochure provides a general guideline for the resource consent process, along with general information that you may want to know.