Appeal rights

The applicant and any person who made a submission on the application can appeal the decision to the Environment Court, except that there is no right of appeal in relation to decisions on: 964

  • A boundary activity (unless it is a non-complying activity);
  • A subdivision (unless it is a non-complying activity); or
  • A residential activity (unless it is a non-complying activity).

A submitter can only appeal in respect of a matter raised in that person's submission on the resource consent application.  4527

A notice of appeal must be in accordance with the prescribed form and lodged within 15 working days of receiving notice of the decision. A notice of appeal must also be served on the applicant and other parties who made submissions on the application within five working days of lodgement with the Environment Court. 964

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  1. [3] Augier v Secretary of State for the Environment (1978) 38 P & CR 219 (QBD)

  2. Section 120 Resource Management Act 1991

  3. Section 120(1B), RMA

Last updated at 11:49AM on January 5, 2018