Answers to resource consent

 

1. As a builder, I only need to be concerned about the building consent, not the resource consent.

  • True
  • False

2. I am required to comply with resource consents conditions.

  • True
  • False     

3. My site may have a resource consent if:

  • the works breach a rule in a district or regional plan
  • large earthworks are required during the project
  • the dwelling is very close to a boundary
  • the site is in an identified hazardous or special area, or the environment may be affected from the activity on-site
  • all of the above

4. My subcontractors are required to comply with the resource consent conditions.

  • True
  • False

5. Failure to comply with resource consents conditions may result in:

  • site shut down
  • fines
  • prosecution
  • all of the above

Do you need resource consent?

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: