Pursuant to clauses 79 and 81 of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991, the Minister for the Environment gives notice of approval of an extension to timeframes specified in the Direction published in the New Zealand Gazette, 14 January 2020, Notice No. 2020-go106.
The amendments are as follows:
- Steps 5 and 6 Timeframes are amended to extend the timeframe from 70 working days to 137 working days. The amended Timeframes provision states Step 6 to be commenced no later than 137 working days after the close of further submissions (Step 4).
- The total time period within which the streamlined planning process for proposed Plan Change 2: Pukehāngi Heights to the Rotorua District Plan must be completed, is amended to extend the timeframe from 180 working days to 247 working days. The amended Timeframes provision states Steps 1–9 to be completed no later than 247 working days after gazettal of the Direction.
These amendments take effect on the date of publication of this notice.
Effect of this Notice:
This notice amends the “Resource Management (Direction to Rotorua District Council to Enter the Streamlined Planning Process for a Proposed Change to the Rotorua District Plan—Plan Change 2: Pukehāngi Heights) Notice 2019”, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 14 January 2020, Notice No. 2020-go106, only to the extent specified in this notice.
Dated at Wellington this 16th day of June 2020.
Hon DAVID PARKER, Minister for the Environment.