Pursuant to clauses 79, 80 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, 29 Apr 2020, Notice No. 2020-go1780.
The amendments are as follows:
- Step 2 timeframes are amended to extend the timeframe from 20 working days to 140 working days. The amended Timeframes provision states To be publicly notified no later than 140 working days after completion of the pre-notification consultation (Step 1).
- The total time period within which the streamlined planning process for the proposed change to Chapter 6 of the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement must be completed, is amended to extend the timeframe from 85 working days to 205 working days. The amended Timeframes provision states Steps 1-4 to be completed no later than 205 working days after this notice comes into force.
These amendments take effect on the date of publication of this notice.
Effect of This Notice:
This notice amends the “Resource Management (Direction to Canterbury Regional Council to Enter the Streamlined Planning Process for a Proposed Change to Chapter 6 of the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement) Notice 2020”, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 29 Apr 2020, Notice No. 2020-go1780, only to the extent specified in this notice.
Dated at Wellington this 6th day of August 2020.
Hon DAVID PARKER, Minister for the Environment.