Environment Southland produces plans under the Resource Management Act 1991, which regulate activities that may impact our natural resources including soil, air, water, and the coast.
Notices for prospective applicants:
- From the 4 April 2018, the relevant objectives, policies and rules in the decisions version of the proposed Southland Water and Land Plan, in addition to those in the existing Regional Water Plan, must be considered in all resource consent applications lodged with Environment Southland.
- You are welcome to request a free half-hour meeting to discuss resource consent requirements, or an application you have prepared before you lodge it for processing. Please phone us on 0800 76 88 45 to book an appointment.
A range of topic-based factsheets to help you navigate the resource consent process.
All our consent forms are available here.
Customary Marine Title
Recognises the iwi, hapu and whanau that have an interest in a specific area of the coast, and gives these groups certain rights.
You may make a submission on any advertised resource consent that we are processing.
Find answers to our most frequently asked questions.
Which rules apply?
What rules apply, now that the decisions on the proposed Southland Water and Land Plan have been notified?