Performance Targets for Environmental Incident Response

To investigate and take follow-up action on incidents reported to the Council where there are adverse effects on the environment and/or alleged non-compliance with the Resource Management Act by:

· Providing a 24-hour, everyday environmental incident reporting, recording and response system.

· Reporting the response to incidents received to the incident reporter (as and when the follow up action is completed) and to the Council in the following month.

· Taking appropriate enforcement action in cases of significant non-compliance with statutory requirements.