Comments on the resource consent application or notice of requirement must be invited from the persons or groups set out in clause 17 of Schedule 6 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020.
On 26 November 2021 the Ōmāhu Residential Development Expert Consenting Panel released Minute 1 recording their decision on parties to be invited to comment and the date these need to be received by the EPA.
Minute 1 of the Panel (PDF, 346KB)
We received 8 comments which are listed below. Personal details have been redacted.
Comments from Auckland Council (PDF, 1.3MB)
Comments from Auckland Transport (PDF, 267KB)
Comments from Lik Chong (PDF, 1.8MB)
Comments from Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga (PDF, 176KB)
Comments from Te Waihanga NZ Infrastructure Commission (PDF, 637KB)
Comments from Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage (PDF, 63KB)
Comments from Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations (PDF, 46KB)
Comments from Waka Kotahi NZTA (PDF, 206KB)
Comments from Watercare Services (PDF, 78KB)
Applicant's response to the comments
On 20 December 2021, the applicant provided a response to the comments made on the Ōmāhu residential development application. This includes a response from Commute Transportation Consultants.
Response from the applicant (PDF, 141KB)
Appendix A - transportation consultant response (PDF, 1.8MB)
Notice of consent application and invitation to comment
An example of the notice of consent application and invitation to comment issued to the parties/persons identified in the Act can be viewed below:
Letter to local authorities (PDF,119KB)
Letter to iwi authorities and treaty settlement entities (PDF, 153KB)
Letter to owners/occupiers of land on which the project is to be undertaken (PDF, 120KB)
Letter to owners/occupiers of land adjacent to land on which the project is to be undertaken (PDF, 120KB)
Letter to the Ministers of the Crown (PDF, 119KB)
Letter to the listed Organisations and the Director-General of Conservation (PDF, 119KB)
Letter to appropriate parties identified by the Ōmāhu Residential Development Panel (PDF, 119KB)
Letter to those parties identified in the Order in Council (PDF, 119KB)
Letter to requiring authority (PDF, 120KB)
In addition to the parties directly specified in the Act, the panel must determine who must be invited for comment in accordance with subclauses (a),(b)(c),(f) and (g) of clause 17(4). They are listed in the document below:
List of persons invited to comment by the Ōmāhu Residential Development Panel (PDF, 135KB)
Comments had to be received by the EPA no later than 17 December 2021.