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You will need a resource consent if you are planning to subdivide, build, develop, or undertake an activity on a site in a way that doesn't comply with the Operative Wairarapa Combined District Plan (2011).
UPDATE FOR DECEMBER 2023
Masterton’s Regulatory Team has had another busy year and would like to thank you all for your support and wish you and your families a safe and enjoyable holiday season.
Resource Consents and Building Consents
Resource Consent and Building Consent applications lodged prior to 23rd November 2023 will have the best chance of being granted and issued prior to the Christmas holiday.
The Planning Team will not be processing any Resource Consent Applications between 20th December 2023 and 10th January 2024 as this a statutory close down period outlined in the RMA.
The Masterton Regulatory Departments will be closed from midday Friday 22nd December 2023 and re-open Monday 8th January 2024 at 09.00am.
The last building inspection timeslot for 2023 will be 3pm on 21st December 2023 and the first in the New Year will be 10am on 8th January 2024.
The last day for submitting an application for a non-urgent LIM Report is 8th December 2023 and the last day for submitting an application for an urgent LIM Report is 15th December 2023. The first day in the New Year for LIM applications is Monday 8th January 2023
Planning Fees and Charges
See all the fees and charges related to building, planning and development in the Masterton District.
Planning Forms and Applications
Find all of the relevant forms to apply for LIMs, PIMs and Resource Consents.
Talk to the Planning Team
If you’re just getting started, we can help you understand the rules that might affect what you want to do.