Consent forms and fees

Take note exclamation mark. All forms on this page are in MS Word format. They can be downloaded to your computer and filled in off-line. Council does not have paper consent files so would prefer if they are then emailed to us at: [email protected]

Application forms - resource consent and bores

A signature is not required on an application form if it is completed electronically and emailed to us.

Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE)

Surface water 

To take or use surface water (from a river, stream, lake, spring or dam) 


To take or use groundwater 

Dams or weirs

To construct, use or repair a dam or weir

Beds or banks of a water body

To carry out works in the beds or banks of a water body 

Minor earthworks

For minor earthworks 

Discharge to land (treated effluent)

To discharge treated effluent to land  

Discharge to water (animal wastewater) 

To discharge animal wastewater to water 

Swing and pile moorings

This documentation is currently being updated. If you have any queries, please contact one of the consents team at 0800 002 004.

Details of the moorings guidelines for swing moorings can be found in the Mooring Guidelines 2012 - swing mooring table (PDF, 69KB)

Minor coastal activity

For a minor coastal activity 

General activities

For general activities

Affected person's written approval form

Use this form when you are obtaining written permission from potentially affected parties.


Submission form

Electronic submission

A signature is not required on a submission form if it is completed electronically and emailed to us.

Transfer forms - resource consent and moorings

Transfer of Resource Consent form 
Please contact the Consents team to request a Resource Consent Transfer form.

Transfer a Mooring form
Please contact the Maritime team to request a Mooring Transfer Form.

Phone: 0800 002 004
Email: [email protected]

More information on transferring moorings is available in our Moorings and Marinas section.

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