Submissions closed: Friday 26 October 2018 at 4:30pm
Hearing date: we have not set a date yet.
Processing of application suspended by applicant: 20 December 2018
The Tasman District Council has received applications for resource consent as detailed below.
You can view the application documents through the link at the bottom of this page.
The next step usually involves going to a Hearing. At a Hearing the decision maker(s) considers the evidence from everyone, and submitters who wanted to be heard can explain in greater detail their submission. We do not have a date for the Hearing yet.
If you made a submission and said you wanted to speak at the Hearing, we will email or write to you to tell you its date. When we let you know that date, we will also inform you exactly when the Council planner's recommendation on the application will be available on our website, which is at least 15 working days before the start of the Hearing.
The applicant also has to give the Council their evidence 10 working days before the Hearing, and we will make it available to you via links from this web page.
If you are a submitter and you are getting technical specilalists (eg a planner or some other professional) to provide evidence to support your submission, we will need a copy of their expert evidence at least five working days before the start of the Hearing.
If you are a submitter and have any questions, they can be emailed to the Council at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tasman District Council has received applications for resource consent as detailed below. The applications and supporting information may be examined in the main office of the Council (Richmond), the Motueka Office, the Golden Bay Office and the Murchison Office during normal office hours.
A copy of the application documents can be downloaded through the link at the bottom of this page, or may be requested by contacting the Resource Consents Administration Officer at the Tasman District Council offices by email (email@example.com) or by phone (03 543 8400).
Tasman District Council's Engineering Services Department.
This application covers the extraction of sand, gravel, and other material from the beds of rivers and other water bodies within Tasman District, but excludes all of the following:
Districtwide - subject to specific exclusions.
This application seeks to replace the gravel extraction component of the District-wide resource consent for river works NN010109 held by the Tasman District Council.
The Council has the responsibilities of a Catchment Board under the Soil Conservation and River Control Act 1941 (SCRCA). This application seeks various resource consents to be able to take gravel from riverbeds within Tasman District as part of those responsibilities, which are:
The application proposes that key sections of some rivers will be managed to keep their bed levels within defined levels. For the remainder, a defined decision-making process is proposed to ensure that any gravel extraction that occurs is the best practicable option for river management.
These types of consent are commonly referred to as ‘global’ consents. There will be two packages of consents for the Council’s river management activities - global river works, and global gravel extraction. The river works consents were granted in September 2016.
The applicant has applied for the followng resource consents:
Land use consent (under section 13 of the RMA) to extract sand, gravel, and other material from the beds of rivers in the Rural 1, 2 and 3, Open Space, Recreation, Conservation, and Rural Industrial zones (as defined by the Tasman Resource Management Plan), and to disturb beds of rivers within active flowing channels for the extraction of materials.
The sorting and / or crushing of extracted materials is specificlly excluded.
Coastal permit to disturb riverbeds (as part of the foreshore and seabed) by extraction of sand, gravel and other material from rivers that are within the Coastal Marine Area.
Discharge and coastal permit to discharge sediment and other contaminants into water from activities carried out in the beds of rivers (as a result of the works described in RM150369 and RM150372.
Anyone can may make a submission. Your submission must be in form 13(external link). Printed copies of the form are available at Council’s offices or on our website. Please use the reference number RM150369.
Send your electronic submission to the email firstname.lastname@example.org , or your written submission, marked for the attention of Resource Consents Administration, can be delivered by hand to any of our offices, or posted to: Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond 7050.
We must receive your submission form no later than 4.30 pm on Friday 26 October 2018.
The applicant's contact details are:
Tasman District Council - Engineering Services Department
Private Bag 4, Richmond 7050
FAO: Giles Griffith
Or email: email@example.com
While normally you must send a copy of your submission to the applicant as soon as reasonably practicable, in this instance we will make copies of all submissions received available for the Engineering Services Department (the applicant).