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On-Site Effluent Treatment Regional Plan

The On-Site Effluent Treatment Regional Plan 2006 deals with the effects of domestic wastewater on water quality in the Bay of Plenty. On-site effluent treatment systems include septic tanks and associated soakage fields and advanced aerobic systems. 

Amendments

Plan Change 1 (Date Deferral for Small communities) incorporated 1 March 2011.
Plan Change 2 (Maintenance Zones) incorporated 12 August 2014.

Newsletters Size
Newsletter No. 8 - September 2014 (Kennedy Bay) 225KB, pdf
Newsletter No. 8 - September 2014 (Otautu Bay) 263KB, pdf
Newsletter No. 7 - December 2013 263KB, pdf
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) sheet 107KB, pdf

Operative On-Site Effluent Treatment Regional Plan and Maps

The Plan and maps are available to download:

Maps Size

Schedule 9 - Maps of Rotorua Lakes Catchments



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Schedule 10 - Maintenance Zone Maps



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Schedule 11 - Reticulation Zone Maps

Operating Reticulation Zones

Confirmed Reticulation Zones

Future Reticulation Zones





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For a printed copy of the Plan ($28) contact us.

Monitoring updates

Contacts

Contact Bay of Plenty Regional Council:

  • for copies of the documents or maps
  • for information on septic tank maintenance, nutrient management and reduction options
  • for information on the proposed plan change process and provisions

Phone or email:

Terry Long (Senior Project Implementation Officer) terry.long@boprc.govt.nz  ph: 0800 884 881ext 8215, or
Sam Weiss (Senior Project Implementation Officer) sam.weiss@boprc.govt.nz ph: 0800 884 881 ext 9341, or
Jodie Rickard (Planner) jodie.rickard@boprc.govt.nz ph 0800 884 881 ext 8317

Contact your district or city council for information on reticulated sewerage schemes:

  • Rotorua District Council (phone 07 348 4199)
  • Western Bay of Plenty District Council (phone 07 571 8008)
  • Whakatane District Council (phone 07 306 0500)
  • Opotiki District Council (phone 07 315 3030

Other Information