All developments shall obtain a Development Works Approval prior to the commencement of construction. Infrastructure development information shall be submitted to obtain Development Works Approval in accordance with QA-3.6 Minimum Information Requirements.
This information shall be reviewed and assessed to ensure that existing infrastructure is not compromised, nominated building platforms are provided and the development works will meet the requirements of:
- The Resource Consent conditions applicable to the works.
- The Building Consent conditions applicable to the works.
- The IDC.
Council will issue a Development Works Approval that shall become the compliance mechanism applied during the construction of the development works.
Development Works Approval is a confirmation that the detailed design has met all engineering and landform requirements, ensures that all design due diligence has been undertaken and provides the mechanism for achieving the appropriate outcome.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to use the collaboratively developed IDC technical and process requirements as this will provide a faster and fairer means of processing.
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Development works approval