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Resource & Building Consents; Council costs for attendance at mediation and Court hearings

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From: Will Maxwell-Steele

Dear Auckland Council,

Please provide the following information.

Resource & Building Consents (General):

- Total number of resource consents issued in 2018

- Total number of building consents issued in 2018

- Total number of resource consents issued in 2018 that had building consents issued for the proposal within 3 months of RC approval

- Average processing time for resource consents in 2018, including time where the "clock is stopped"

- Number of resource consents issued in 2018 where the "clock was stopped" 3 or more times

- Number of resource consents that exceeded 90 days from the date the application was lodged to the date the consent was granted or declined

Council initiated resource consents:

- Number of resource consents applied for by departments within Council (excluding CCOs) in 2018, and the number which were approved

- Number of resource consents applied for by CCOs in 2018, and the number which were approved

- Number of times Council departments have filed any type of proceedings against each other in 2018 (for example, Healthy Waters filing an appeal against the regulatory arm refusing a consent, if that has happened)

- Number of times Council and CCOs have filed proceedings against each other in 2018

- The total costs incurred (in terms of salaries and payments to internal and external staff and consultants) in 2018 in relation to the attendance of Environment Court hearings or mediations, where Council is both the applicant and the respondent (regulator).

- The average number of internal Council staff and external staff or consultants who, in 2018, attended Environment Court hearings or mediations, where Council is both the applicant and the respondent (regulator).

I look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.

Yours faithfully,

Will Maxwell-Steele

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Dear William

 

Thank you for your request for information about Resource & Building
Consents

 

I have attached an information sheet on our processes and requirements
under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

 

We will respond to your request within 20 working days of receipt of your
request.

 

If you have further questions please feel free to contact the Privacy &
LGOIMA team on 09 301 0101, quoting reference 8140004231

 

Kind regards

Grace Heinemann

Privacy & LGOIMA Business Partner

Democracy Services

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Dear William,

 

I refer to your request which we received on 19 February 2019 requesting
information about Resource & Building Consents; council costs for
attendance at mediation and court hearings.

Under section 14 (1) (b) of the Local Government Official Information and
Meetings Act 1987, Auckland Council is extending the time limit for
responding to your request. The reason for this extension is that
consultations necessary to make a decision on the request are such that a
proper response to the request cannot be reasonably be made within the
original time limit.

We will reply to your request by 22 March 2019, but we will try to get the
response to you sooner.

Please accept my apologies for the delay in getting this information to
you. If you have any further queries please contact me on 09 301 0101,
quoting LGOIMA No. 8140004231.

You have the right in accordance with section 27(3) of the LGOIMA to make
a complaint to the Office of the Ombudsmen about this extension.

 

Thank you for your patience while we are working on your request.

Ngā mihi

Samantha

Samantha Sinclair | Privacy & LGOIMA Business Partner
Democracy Services | Auckland Council

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