Existing Use Certificates

A person may request the consent authority to issue an existing use certificate. The consent authority must issue a certification if it is satisfied that the activity is allowed by section 10, 10A or 20A.  An existing use certificate is treated as an appropriate resource consent. 1031  Existing use certificate’s serve an important function in providing certainty  to owners or occupiers  that an existing use of land is lawful.

  1. Section 139A Resource Management Act 1991

Last updated at 3:30PM on December 11, 2014