We publicly consult on a variety of issues every year. Read the current consultations and have your say in the future of your community.When making a submission online you can tick the box at the end of the form and a copy of your submission will be emailed to you. Please note, your submission, including your personal information, will be available to the public and media as part of our decision-making process.You can also contact us at any time with comments on any issue, whether they are part of a formal consultation or not.
If you are looking to Have Your Say on our latest Plan Changes, please refer to our District Plan section of the website.
There is a 20-working day period following public notification for written submissions to be sent to us.
A submission can support, object, or a mixture of both, to parts of or the entire proposal.The Resource Management Act (RMA) requires that a submission must be in writing and must contain the following information:
Send your submission to us and a copy to the applicant. We will formally acknowledge receipt of your submission. You may then be invited to participate in a pre-hearing meeting.
When the period for making submissions is finished a date is set for a pre-hearing or hearing meeting.