About the resource management system reform
What will the proposed system look like?
The proposed reform of the resource management system will see a package of legislation enacted including the Natural and Built Environments Act (NBA), the Strategic Planning Act (SPA) and a response to climate change. The proposed NBA is the primary piece of legislation replacing the RMA.
Natural and Built Environments Act (NBA)
The proposed Natural and Built Environments Act is the main replacement for the Resource Management Act (1991). It’s all about enabling development within environmental limits.
Strategic Planning Act (SPA)
The proposed Strategic Planning Act (SPA) is one of the pieces of legislation the Government intends to enact in order to reform the resource management system and safeguard the wellbeing of future generations.