Local Subdivision Update (October 2012)

Your local subdivision update

MATAMATA-PIAKO: Proposed New Rules notified.  Act now if you want to create lifestyle or 8ha rural blocks before the proposed 40ha minimum. WAIPA DISTRICT: Proposed New Rules notified, further submissions close 7th November.  Act now if you have a surplus house, 15 year association with your block or you want to subdivide lots with 25ha minimum average!

WAIKATO DISTRICT: Under Appeal to Environment Court – act now to benefit from old rules with more lifestyle blocks! 

FRANKLIN: Environmental Lots and Transferable Title Lots still possible.

HAURAKI DISTRICT: Rules appealed to Environment Court.  Last chance, whilst under appeal, if you want a lifestyle block or 6ha minimum block on the Plains …. pick up the phone now!

WESTERN BAY: New 6ha rural production lots with lifestyle block balance! – also subdivide when protecting stream banks, wetland or bush.  Minden Lifestyle zone is all go now!

THAMES-COROMANDEL: Draft Proposed District Plan is out for public comment now.  See it at your local Council Office, library, or on Line.

Brent Trail, Managing Director of Surveying Services, specialises in resource consent applications for subdivisions across the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, and Coromandel.  For further information call 0800 268 632 or email


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