Objective 12-1: Resource management in the Region
  1. The regulation of activities in a manner which maximises certainty and avoids unnecessary costs on resource users and other parties.
  2. The regulation of activities in a manner which gives effect to the provisions of Part I of this Plan, the Regional Policy Statement.

Objective 12-2: Consent duration, review and enforcement
  1. The provisions of the RMA dealing with the duration of resource consents, review of consent conditions, and enforcement procedures must be implemented in a manner that provides the maximum reasonable certainty to resource users, affected parties and submitters.
  2. The Regional Council will provide user-friendly consents of appropriate duration and will carefully monitor and manage compliance.