Factsheet 2: Advice for De-watering at Demolition Sites (pdf 651 kB)
If the dewatering can comply with Rule 5.92 of the Proposed Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan, plus WQL2 of the Natural Resources Regional Plan, the activity is permitted. If not, a consent is required.
Rule 5.92 (pdf 416 kB)
Rule WQL2 (pdf 24 kB)
If the discharge of pool water can comply with Rule 5.11 of the Proposed Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan, plus WQL4, the activity is permitted. If not, a resource consent is required.
Rule 5.11 (pdf 178 kB)
Rule WQL4 (pdf 50 kB)
All contractors must have all relevant consents or operate within the guidelines outlined in Factsheet 1 in order to continue operating.
The CBD red zone concrete crushing Non-enforcement decision has expired and consent may now be required to undertake concrete crushing activities in the CBD, please contact Environment Canterbury Customer Services on 0800 324 636 for more information.
Factsheet 1: Sorting and Processing of Earthquake Demolition Waste (at source) (pdf 134 kB)
The non-enforcement decision for the deposition of inert materials within Christchurch has been lifted. Associated activities are now required to comply with business as usual processes. Attached is a brochure which may be able to provide direction should you still need to deposit material into ground. While the factsheet uses in ground swimming pools as an example the same rules apply to the infilling of any land. Should you have any further questions or require clarification on any point please do not hesitate to contact the customer services team at Environment Canterbury on 0800 324 636.
Factsheet: Deposition of Material - Decommissioning/filling in an in-ground swimming pool (pdf 2 MB)
This document is intended to provide guidance on how to manage and control earthquake demolition waste from source to disposal. It needs to be read, completed and submitted to Environment Canterbury and CERA for approval before a demolition takes place. All waste shall be managed in accordance with the Plan submitted, relevant resource consents, as well as waste and health & safety laws and regulations. It will assist in managing the demolition and disposal pathway to ensure all waste is recycled or disposed of lawfully, safely and in an environmentally sustainable manner. Failure to comply with the plan and/or the correct disposal of waste may result in prosecution under the RMA and/or the withdrawal of demolition contract accreditation.
NEW online Waste Management form (pdf 173 kB)
Please print form, complete, scan and email back to us.
Printable Waste Management form (pdf 132 kB)
If you need to find the Lot / DP Number for your WMP – Use these links to the relevant rating page:
If you need to check if the site is on the Listed Land Use Register (LLUR) please use the following link:
Any general queries relating to earthquake demolition wastes can be directed to email@example.com or contact Environment Canterbury's Customer Services Team on (03) 353 9007 or 0800 324 636.
A mark in the relevant column indicates what activities the facility is authorised to undertake. It is intended that this list will be updated weekly as more facilities become compliant for these activity types.
*GA = General Authorisation
Table last updated 13 June 2013.
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