This one-day workshop draws on the presenter Dr Lee Beattie’s extensive experience, including as an Independent Hearing Commissioner and Chair of the Auckland Urban Design Panel. It is based around up-to-date case studies, interactive examples and exercises drawing on the relevant case law and how these should be applied in practice
It is designed to:
Provide participants with the essential skills to:
Develop the ability to scope planning proposals for clients
Develop effective and sound Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEEs)
Determine completeness and sufficiency of information required for the Council to accept your application under s.88 and the 4th schedule
Understand the Council's role in accepting applications
Determining when and where it's appropriate to request further information
Determining when to notify (public or limited) or not to notify resource consent applications
This one-day workshop draws on Lee’s extensive experience, including as an Independent Hearing Commissioner and Chair of the Auckland Urban Design Panel. It is based around up-to-date case studies, interactive examples and exercises drawing on the relevant case law and how these should be applied in practice, including:
Davison v Marlborough District Council 2017
Tasti V Auckland Council 2016
Watercare Services v AC 2011
Coro Mainstreet (Inc.) v Thames Coromandel District Council 2013
Sutton v Environment Canterbury 2014
Ports of Auckland v Auckland Council 2015
Northcote Manistreet Inc V North Shore City Council 2006
Affco NZ Ltd v Far North District 1994
How to scope a planning application
Develop effective Assessment of Environmental Effects which meet the requirements of the 4th schedule
How to apply s.88 and the 4th schedule to determine where or not to accept a resource consent application
How and when to request further information or commission reports under s.92.
Determining whether an application should proceed on a notified (public or limited) or non-notified bases under the RMA
Dr Lee Beattie
Dr Lee Beattie is urban planner and designer with over 25 years professional experience in an extensive range of urban planning and design issues. He has work in both local government and private practice and is currently a Hearing Commissioner for Auckland Council and Queenstown Lakes District Council, Deputy Head of the University of Auckland School of Architecture and Planning and Director of the University’s Urban design Programme.
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