It’s the exasperated cry we hear every day. The realities of project deadlines, funding requirements, spiralling interest payments, contractor availability and basic human psychology dictate that everyone needs their resource consent as fast as humanly possible.Details
Are you looking at developing your property? Have you had orchards, vineyards, market gardens or growing houses on your property?
There are a few ways that you can get caught out when applying for subdivision consent if you have had any horticultural practices on your land.
It’s one of the ancient truths of planning – you can solve a lot of problems by some carefully placed plants. Does your development overlook a neighbour? Some pittosporum on the boundary could screen that neighbour! Is your garage within a front yard? A rewarewa tree could soften those dominance effects! Need to remove…Details
New Zealanders exporting cars to Australia are facing more stringent inspections from border control as Australian authorities crack down on the importation of asbestos. Asbestos imports were banned in Australia in 2003 however many cars still have asbestos containing materials. Exporters are finding that their cars are being delayed at customs and they are having…Details
Relationships with neighbours can be a very strange beast. Unless your neighbour shares your interest in hairless cats and Viking metal, or unless you have both managed to keep a pleasantly low profile (nice work for avoiding the social awkwardness that exists between two unrelated people who have nothing in common, besides sharing a boundary!),…Details