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Resource Consent Application Forms

You can download Bay of Plenty Regional Council consent application forms here, and fill them in electronically or by hand.

You need to fill out a specific activity consent form for each application you make. These forms are provided as a guide for general applications.

Further information may be required for your particular situation, or if your proposal is large. Consent applications will only be processed with an original signature and accompanying deposit fee. You can also obtain forms from any Bay of Plenty Regional Council office, or call the Consents Administration team on 0800 884 880 and request that forms to be sent to you.

To fill out the form electronically:

  • Click on the 'electronic' version of the application form. Choose 'Save' the document (to your computer), then open it.    
  • The form will open at the first fill-in field.
  • Use the TAB button or your mouse to move between fields.
  • Do not use the RETURN/ENTER button.
  • For the tick box fields use your SPACE BAR (or use the mouse to check these boxes).
  • Save the document again to ensure you have a copy, then print a copy and sign it.

You can also print out the form and then fill it in by hand.

Post to: Bay of Plenty Regional Council, P O Box 364, Whakatane 3158

Forms

The consent of people affected and submission forms have changed as a result of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009, which came into effect on 1 October 2009. Please delete any old versions you have downloaded.

If you need a map of your property to accompany your application you can use our Regional Mapping tool

Find out about Costs of consents.

See Applying for a Consent for more information about what to include in your application. 

Activity applications forms 

Land Use

   Size Type 
Form 1A Culverts, Bridges, Fords, Erosion Protection, Pipes and Associated Works - electronic  285KB  doc
Form 1A  Culverts, Bridges, Fords, Erosion Protection, Pipes and Associated Works - print  268.5KB  doc
Form 1B Diversion, Dredging, Wetland Disturbance, Gravel Extraction - electronic  106KB  doc
Form 1B  Diversion, Dredging, Wetland Disturbance, Gravel Extraction - print  102.5KB  doc
Form 1C  Lake Structures (New and Existing) - electronic  109KB  doc
Form 1C Lake Structures (New and Existing) - print  101.5KB  doc
Form 2A Land Disturbing Activities (such as Earthworks and Quarrying) - electronic  127KB  doc
Form 2A Land Disturbing Activities (such as Earthworks and Quarrying) - print 

 39.7KB

 pdf
Form 2B Land-disturbing activities (Forest Harvesting, Vegetation Clearance) - electronic

 132KB

 doc
Form 2B Land-disturbing activities (Forest Harvesting, Vegetation Clearance) - print

 120.5KB

 doc
  Application for bore, well, infiltration gallery or hole (does not require base form to be completed) - electronic 

 114KB

doc
  Application for bore, well, infiltration gallery or hole (does not require base form to be completed) - print

 84.5KB

doc

 

Discharge

(including coastal)  Size Type 
Form 3A

Onsite Effluent Discharge (Septic Tanks) - electronic

465KB doc
Form 3A

Onsite Effluent Discharge (Septic Tanks) - print

 462.5KB doc
Form 3B

Discharge Farm Dairy Effluent - electronic

143KB doc
Form 3B

Discharge Farm Dairy Effluent - print

 108.5KB doc
Form 3C

Land Use Activities in the Catchments of Lakes Okareka, Rotoehu, Okaro, Rotorua, and Rotoiti - electronic

 77KB  doc
Form 3C

Land Use Activities in the Catchments of Lakes Okareka, Rotoehu, Okaro, Rotorua, and Rotoiti - print

 74KB doc
Form 4A

Discharge Stormwater to Water and/or Land from Urban Residential, Rural - electronic

 103KB  doc
Form 4A

Discharge Stormwater to Water and/or Land from Urban Residential, Rural - print

 83.5KB doc
Form 4B

Industrial Discharges Including Stormwater - electronic

 128KB  doc
Form 4B

Industrial Discharges Including Stormwater - print

 94KB doc
Form 4C Discharge Contaminants to Air - electronic  109KB  doc
Form 4C Discharge Contaminants to Air - print  96.5KB doc

 

Water

(including coastal)

Size Type
Form 5A Take surface water (including intake structure) - electronic  82KB doc
Form 5A

 Take surface water (including intake structure) - print

69KB doc
Form 5B

Take groundwater - electronic

 67KB doc
Form 5B

Take groundwater - print

56KB doc
Form 5C

Dam water - electronic

 104KB doc
Form 5C Dam water - print 96KB doc
Form 5D Divert water - electronic  79KB doc
Form 5D

Divert water - print

62.5KB doc
Form 6A

Geothermal take and discharge (domestic and light) - electronic

 523KB doc
Form 6A

Geothermal take and discharge (domestic and light) - print

482KB doc

 

Coastal

  Size Type
Form 7A

Application for Coastal Structures - electronic

 116KB doc
Form 7A Application for Coastal Structures - print 107.5KB doc
Form 7B Application to Disturb Coastal Marine Area - electronic  97KB doc
Form 7B Application to Disturb Coastal Marine Area - print 92.5KB doc

 Other forms