2017/048: Decision to grant a building consent subject to notification under section 73 for building work on land subject to a natural hazard

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This determination concerns the natural hazards provisions of the Act. The matter turned on whether the conditions under section 71(2) had been met and the consent could be issued without notification under section 73. Adequate provision had been made to protect the building work from the natural hazard (inundation) and the buliding work would not accelerate, worsen, or resulting in a natural hazard, but no provision had been made to protect the land.

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