Non Notified Resource Consents

This note has been updated for 2017 and 2020 amendments but not updated for best practice.

This note has not been updated for any RMA amendments arising out of the Natural Built Environment Act and Spatial Planning Act.

Non notified resource consents make up the majority of resource consent applications under the RMA and follow a shorter and simpler process than notified applications. This guidance note outlines how the non-notified resource consent process works, the key statutory considerations and provides best practice advice on preparing s42A officer reports for non-notified applications.