Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...

Proposed charges for plantation forestry monitoring

Consultation has now closed.

The new National Environmental Standard for Plantation Forestry has significantly changed the way we monitor forestry activities in Tasman District. Under the new standard, the Council is now responsible for monitoring permitted activities such as earthworks, crossings, quarrying and harvesting.

The extra monitoring comes at a cost, so we are proposing to introduce charges on the individual or company being monitored so these extra costs don’t fall solely on general ratepayers.

Proposed charges
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