Applicants shall be aware of the following:
- Departures will be considered for approval at Council’s discretion considering various factors including levels of service, asset life, whole of life cost, ability to maintain and health and safety. Council is not obliged to approve a departure.
- If the proposal departs from the requirements of the City Plan Performance Standards and/or Resource Consent condition, this is likely to require a formal variation to the Resource Consent.
- Approval of an IDC departure applies only to the project or works covered by the application.
- Council may consider the departure as an option for amendment and inclusion within the IDC.
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