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Planning framework
New Zealand planning framework

The type of MDH you can build and where you can build it is governed by the planning framework under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).

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Pre-application meetings

Some councils offer non-regulatory pre-application processes.

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Resource consents

Resource consents are permits that allow an individual or organisation to use or take water, land (including subdivision) or coastal resources.

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Building consents

The New Zealand Building Code is the primary driver of the building consent process.

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Specified systems

Specified systems help ensure people remain safe and healthy when they enter, occupy or work within a building.