Resource Management

CLC Consulting Group Ltd cater for all clients regardless of size, experience or background. Our current client base includes:

  • Earth WorksPrivate land owners
  • Large corporate businesses
  • Land development services/ feasibility study
  • Resource management services
  • Consenting services
  • Project management and coordination of specialist inputs
  • Consultation/stakeholder management
  • Community engagement
  • Iwi consultation
  • Preparing submissions on plan changes, district plans and resource consents
  • Research and analysis

With any land development projects there are no two properties that are the same, there are both physical and non-physical attributes which influence how and if a property can be developed or the proposed activity approved. It is essential that the land development requirements and constraints for a property are disclosed at the earliest possible opportunity. This enables developers and business owners to make informed decisions about the viability of developing a property.

Resource Consents

Resource Management

A Resource Consent is a formal approval from Council for such things such as the use or subdivision of land, the taking of water, the discharge of contaminants in water, soil or air, or the use or occupation of coastal space. It is not just new buildings that may require resource consent, a new use of an existing building may also require resource consent. CLC deals with both regional and district consents. Regional consents focus on the management of our air, water, land and soil whereas district consents focus on managing subdivision and land use.

Our Process

  1. Resource managementInitial preparations and assessment
  2. Fee estimate and overall feasibility
  3. Confirm consent requirements
  4. Preliminary design (may include a topographical survey and scheme plan)
  5. Attend a pre application meeting with Council if necessary.
  6. Prepare assessment of environmental effects and assessment against statutory requirements.
  7. Seek any specialist reports that may be required (such as a geotechnical engineer or arborist).
  8. Confirm plans/ drawings to support application.
  9. Seek written approval from affected parties (if required)
  10. Apply for resource consent (generally a processing time of 20 working days if not publicly notified).
  11. Comply with any s92 information requests from Council.
  12. Resource consent received and consent conditions reviewed.

Our Experience and Expertise

Resource managementThrough our experience in dealing with strategic and integrated land use planning and resource management issues we provide our customers with the benefits of our extensive local knowledge and experience with land development. We have extensive understanding of local government processes and long-established relationships with planning and engineering staff at Auckland Council. We have a robust understanding of resource consent procedures and Council rules and policies; this is particularly of benefit at the early stages of project planning.

We are dedicated to robust project partnerships, teamwork and open communication.

Our areas of particular expertise include:

  • Resource management and planning advice
  • Strategic planning
  • Feasibility studies and project scoping
  • Regional and District Plan resource consent application
  • Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE)
  • Change of use resource consent applications
  • Subdivision resource consent applications
  • Consultation and community engagement

Stuart JonesWho to Contact?

For any resource management enquiries please

Email Stuart Jones or call on +64 9 576 3276.  

Learn more about Stuart here

Our Projects

View some of our resource management projects below:

Selwyn Road, Kohimarama

The applicant sought land use consent approval from Auckland Council for the removal of an existing two-level residential dwelling off a rear site with a subsequent replacement of a new two-level residential dwelling in the Residential 2B zone. The demolition of this pre 1940s dwelling was to have little to no adverse effects on the architectural value or character of the area. The dwelling demonstrated little architectural value due to numerous modifications and lack of one consistent discernable style. Subsequently the dwelling was located down a right of way and therefore its demolition did not affect the streetscape character, as it did not actively contribute to it. We undertook a site and context analysis and provided a structural report to support this application. Consent for this proposal was granted in 2013.

Malcolm Total Logistics


Project: The applicant sought resource consent approval to store and manage hazardous substances (Classes 2, 3 and 9) as per the rules within the Operative Manukau City District Plan 2002. The applicant proposed to utilise the existing purpose built warehousing building with storage and office facilities. Land-use consent was required as under the Hazardous Facilities Screening Procedure, all activities with an effects ratio greater than 1.5 in this Zone are classed as discretionary activities. We undertook a qualitative risk assessment to support the application and gained written approval from all affected parties. Resource Consent was granted in 2012.

Contact Details
Phone: 64 9 576 3276
Auckland Office
4 Johns Lane
Auckland 2010
Postal Address
PO Box 51-547
Auckland 2140
New Zealand
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