Where required under the Regional Water and Land Plan the developer shall obtain an earthworks consent from the Bay of Plenty Regional Council and shall comply with all conditions specified in that consent.
A copy of the consent shall be submitted to Council as part of the application for development or, if not available at that time, before any work commences on the site.
Earthworks volumes in excess of 5000m³ (made up of the total cut and fill volume) and disturbed areas greater than 1 hectare are subject to a Bay of Plenty Regional Council Earthworks Consent.
For earthworks volumes less than 5000m³ the City Plan shall apply.
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