Our policies and programmes support the work we do. You can read about them here.
This policy explains the EPA’s regulatory compliance approach.
These principles guide us in our approach to being a proactive regulator. We apply them when we are carrying out compliance, monitoring and enforcement activities.
These guidelines set out when we can intervene in a council's enforcement action under the Resource Management Act (RMA) 1991.
This policy sets out the guidelines and standards we follow when deciding whether to prosecute, and when conducting prosecutions.
The prosecution policy is based on the Crown Law Solicitor-General’s Prosecution Guidelines.