Rule Activity Classification Conditions/Standards/Terms Control/Discretion Non-Notification
14-21 Discharges^ of cleanfill material* The discharge^ of cleanfill material* onto or into land^ pursuant to ss15(1) or 15(2A) RMA and any ancillary discharge^ of contaminants^ into water^ pursuant to s15(1) RMA or air pursuant to ss15(1) or 15(2A) RMA except as regulated by other rules^ in this Plan.

The stockpiling of gravel ancillary to gravel extraction and roading activities is not restricted by this rule^.
Permitted
  1. The siting, design, installation and management must be in accordance with A Guide to the Management of Cleanfills (Ministry for the Environment, 2002).
  2. The rate of cleanfill material* discharge^ must be no more than 2,500 m3/y per property*.
  3. The cleanfill material* must not be discharged^ within:
    1. a rare habitat*, threatened habitat*or at-risk habitat*
    2. land^ with a slope* greater than 20°
    3. 50 m from any historic heritage^ identified in any district plan^ or regional plan^.
  4. Records of the source and composition of all cleanfill material* discharged^ at the site* must be maintained and made available to the Regional Council upon request.
  5. The discharge^ of the cleanfill material* must be undertaken and maintained in a manner so as to ensure its long-term physical stability.
 
14-22 Composting* activities The discharge^ of contaminants^ onto or into land^ pursuant to ss15(1) or 15(2A) RMA, or into air pursuant to ss15(1) or 15(2A) RMA arising from a composting* activity. Permitted
  1. The material to be composted must be green waste*, and must not contain any hazardous substance* or sewage.
  2. The activity must not be located within:
    1. a rare habitat*, threatened habitat* or at-risk habitat*
    2. the bed^ of a river^ or lake^
    3. land^ with a slope* greater than 20°
    4. 50 m from any historic heritage^ identified in any district plan^ or regional plan^.
  3. All areas used for the composting* activity, including areas for storing compost*, must be located and managed in a manner that ensures at all times when such areas are in use:
    1. run-off from the area into surface water^ or an artificial watercourse* is prevented
    2. run-off from the surrounding catchment is prevented from entering the area.
  4. The discharge^ must not cause any offensive or objectionable odour or dust beyond the property* boundary.
 
14-23 Closed landfills* The discharge^ of contaminants^ onto or into land^ or into water^ pursuant to ss15(1) or 15(2A) RMA or air pursuant to ss15(1) or 15(2A) RMA from a closed solid waste* landfill*. Controlled   Control is reserved over:
  1. measures to avoid adverse effects^ on groundwater quality
  2. measures to manage the level of soil contamination
  3. measures to assist with maintaining or achieving the Schedule E water quality targets* for the relevant Water Management Sub-zones*
  4. management of odour
  5. stormwater management onto and from the site*
  6. contingency requirements
  7. monitoring and information requirements
  8. duration of consent
  9. review of consent conditions^
  10. the matters in Policy 14-9.
Resource consent^ applications under this rule^ will not be notified and written approval of affected persons will not be required (notice of applications need not be served^ on affected persons).
14-24 Discharges^ of persistent and harmful contaminants^ Any discharge^ onto or into land^ pursuant to ss15(1) or 15(2A) RMA, or into water^ pursuant to s15(1) RMA, other than for discharges^ of stormwater which are provided for by Rules 14-18 and 14-19, of:
  1. wastewater sludge originating from timber treatment processes using copper chromium arsenic (CCA) wood preservatives
  2. perchlorethylene-contaminated waste* from dry cleaning activities
  3. persistent organochlorine substances
  4. polyaromatic hydrocarbons
  5. tributyl tin.
Non-complying    
Rule Guide:
  1. The location of archaeological sites when defined by a single co-ordinate is unlikely to define the true extent of subsurface archaeological evidence. The 50 metre rule should apply from the outer perimeter of the site.
  2. Some discharges in rare habitats*, threatened habitats* and at-risk habitats* are regulated by Rules 13-8 and 13-9.

Discharges at other locations are regulated as follows:
  1. Activities not covered by rules - Discharges onto or into land or into water pursuant to s15(1) RMA that are not covered by the rules above are a discretionary activity under Rule 14-30.
  2. Activities that do not comply - Discharges pursuant to ss15(1) or 15(2A) RMA that do not comply with the permitted activity or controlled activity rules above, but which are not non-complying, are a discretionary activity under Rule 14-30.