Please complete this form if you would like to submit a notice in advance of any forest activity.

The NES-PF regulations require those undertaking an activity in a forestry block greater than one hectare to give notice to Council. These activities include afforestation, forestry quarrying, river crossings, earthworks and harvesting. This is a free and easy to complete process that allows us to monitor the combined effects of activities in an area. 

Fill in the form below.

Note: Fields marked * must be filled in.

If the notice is being made on behalf of a trust, the Trustees must be named

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Time and duration of works

Only required for Afforestation and Forestry Quarrying
i.e. streams, wetlands, coastal environment and how setback from these features were calculated.

Information privacy issues

The information you provide in this notice is regarded as official information. It is required under the provisions of the National Environmental Standard for Plantation Forestry (2018) to comply with permitted activity regulations, and to assist in the management of the region's natural and physical resources. The information will be held by Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Quay Street, Whakatāne. This information is subject to the provisions of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, and the Privacy Act 1993. The information you provide in this notice will generally be available to the public. If there is information that you would like to remain confidential please contact a consents officer to discuss. Failure to provide this information will mean that Bay of Plenty Regional Council will be unable to process your application.