The Tasman Regional Policy Statement (TRPS) is the strategic resource management plan to promote sustainable resource management in the Tasman District.
Operative since 1 July 2001, it contains the broad issues, objectives and policies for the district as well as methods of implementation; anticipated environmental results and performance monitoring indicators.
Purpose, scope and background and interpretation material.
This section also introduces the issues that are addressed, and the relationship between the various resource management planning instruments. There is also a glossary of specific terms used.
This section contains 10 general objectives which reflect the approach taken to the purpose and principles of the Resource Management Act 1991, and its key processes.
This part contains 10 sections, each of which identifies a broad issue within our district. For each section there is an introduction, followed by specific issues.
This section addresses developing relationships between tangata whenua and Council, environmental management kaupapa and tikanga and commercial interests of iwi.
This section deals with the varied urban development issues in relation to the more than 30 small urban settlements in the District and the two larger towns – Richmond and Motueka.
This section introduces the issues relating to land resources in the District.
This section introduces the issues relating to fresh water in the District. Coastal water is addressed in the coastal environment section.
This section introduces the issues relating to river and lake resources in the District.
This section introduces the issues in relation to the coastal environment of Tasman District.
This section introduces the issues in relation to contamination and waste in the District.
This section introduces the issues relating to natural environmental hazards as well as hazardous substances.
This section addresses energy and transport issues, objectives, policies and methods.
This section introduces the resource management processes which are the various ways or procedures for carrying out responsibilities under the Resource Management Act (RMA), or by using other Acts.
This section sets out our approach to monitoring and review of the Tasman Regional Policy Statement.