When processing applications, councils must comply with the timeframes in the RMA.
Table 3: Total working days for processing non-notified consents and notified consents
|Type of application||Total working days|
|Non-notified consent (no hearing)||20|
|Non-notified consent (with hearing)||50|
Non-notified fast track consent
(District land-use consent with controlled activity status)
|Limited notified consent (with hearing)||100|
|Limited notified consent (no hearing)||60|
|Publicly notified consent (with hearing)||130|
|Publicly notified consent (no hearing)||60|
Note these are indicative, and will vary if councils need to request further information or approvals.
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