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View all open publicly notified consents and the hearing decisions for closed notifications.

When a resource consent application is received by the council, we conduct an assessment of its environmental effects. If the environmental effects are more than minor, the resource consent will require public notification under Section 95A of the Resource Management Act.


  • Closing: CRC084105 Barford Limited
    Type: Consent Notification

    (Click on the CRC number in the notice to read the consent application)

    Barford Limited

    Address for service:      c/- Bowden Environmental, PO Box 404, Kaiapoi 7644. Attn: Mr Talbot


    This is a re-notification of consent CRC084105 which was originally notified under Clearwell Farm Limited for a water take located on Barford Road, Mayfield (Legal Descriptions Lot 1 DP 6030, Lot 3 DP 6030). This consent is being re-notified under Barford Limited, and now relates to a property located at 172 Maronan Valetta Road, Mayfield.

    CRC084105: - is an application for a water permit to take and use groundwater from bore K37/3269, 300 millimetres diameter, screened at 105 to 113 metres below ground level, at map reference Topo50 BY20:80756-38514, at a rate not exceeding 80 litres per second. This rate is a combined rate with water taken from this bore under consent CRC011735.6.

    This application is to replace water taken under a previous water permit at this property (CRC011735.5) that was permanently transferred away in 2012.

    The proposed annual volume of 1,020,224 cubic metres per annum will be subject to adaptive management with a base rate of 5 percent or 51,011 cubic metres and the remainder to be managed adaptively when groundwater levels permit.

    Water, in conjunction with water from consent CRC011735.6 will be used for the irrigation of 515 hectares of crops and pasture for grazing stock, located 172 Maronan Valetta Road, Mayfield.

    A consent duration of 10 years is sought. This is an application for new water from the Valetta Groundwater Allocation zone.

    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday 4th February 2015.

    (Please note that a copy of your online submission will be automatically sent to the Applicant)

Hearing Decisions

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  • 19 December 2014 Silver Fern Farms Limited (CRC143740)
    Commissioners Cindy Robinson and Dr Brent Cowie have granted consent to intermittently discharge treated waste water to the lower Waimakiriri River.
  • 01 October 2014 Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (CRC122897, CRC122898, CRC122899, CRC122900, CRC120610 and RC135478)
    The decision of the joint hearing of resource consents CRC122897, CRC122898, CRC122899, CRC122900, CRC120610 and RC135478 has been released. The Commissioners have granted consents for the use of land for earthworks associated with, and the construction, maintenance, and use of storage ponds,  and associated structures;  and the damming of up to 8.2 million cubic metres of water and discharges of dust to air and stormwater at the corner Wrights and Dixon Roads, Burnt Hill. The duration of the consents will be 35 years except for the discharge to air which will have a duration of five years. Correction to decision - 6 October 2014 (50 kb).
  • 05 September 2014 Christchurch Ready Mix (CRC142845 and CRC142846)
    The decision on the hearing of CRC142845 and CRC142846 has now been released. Commissioner D Chrystal has granted consent to use land for mineral extraction activities and the deposition of clean fill over an unconfined or semi-confined aquifer; and to take and use water for dust suppression at the Gartys Road, Leithfield, subject to conditions.
  • 25 August 2014 B L, L H & D A Baggott and C E McKay (CRC102890)
    The decision on the hearing has been released. Commissioner Withy has granted consent to take and use groundwater for irrigation at Woodfields Road, Rangiora.
  • 21 July 2014 Ngāi Tahu Forest Estates Limited (CRC132458, CRC142438 and CRC144606)
    The decision on the hearing of CRC132458, CRC142438 and CRC144606 has now been released. Commissioners P Rogers and E Christmas have partially granted consent in an amended form to take, divert and use water for irrigation; and a change of land use which may result in the discharge of nitrogen or phosphorus; for the area of land known as the Balmoral Forest, Culverden and subject to conditions.
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