25.13.5 Restricted Discretionary Activities: Matters of Discretion and Assessment Criteria

​a) In determining any application for resource consent for a restricted discretionary activity, Council shall have regard to the matters referenced below, to which Council has restricted the exercise of its discretion.​ Assessment Criteria within Volume 2, Appendix 1.3 provide for assessment of applications as will any relevant objectives and policies. In addition, when considering any Restricted Discretionary Activity located within the Natural Open Space Zone, Waikato Riverbank and Gully Hazard Area, or Significant Natural Area, Council will also restrict its discretion to Waikato River Corridor or Gully System Matters (see the objectives and policies of Chapter 21: Waikato River Corridor and Gully Systems).

​Activity Specific​ Matter of Discretion and Assessment Criteria Reference Number
(Refer to Volume 2, Appendix 1.3.3)​
i.​ Any activity required to prepare a Water Impact Assessment as by Rule 25.13.4.6*​
  • J – Three Waters Capacity and Techniques
ii.​ Any activity required to prepare an Integrated Catchment Management Plan as by Rule 25.13.4.1(b)*​
  • J – Three Waters Capacity and Techniques
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