Local Update (August 2013)

Your local subdivision update

WAIPA DISTRICT: If you have a surplus house or 15 year association with your block and want to subdivide or want to subdivide lots of 25ha minimum average size ...  Act immediately!

WAIKATO DISTRICT: Before Environment Court – This could be your last chance to subdivide a lifestyle block if you have under 40ha.  Call us now!

HAURAKI DISTRICT: Lifestyle lots allowed in foothills on many blocks.

THAMES-COROMANDEL: New rules pending but rural subdivision still allowed. Discuss your subdivision plans with us now!

FRANKLIN: Environment Court decision changes rules!  See article.  Transferable Title Lots much more viable for some.

MATAMATA-PIAKO: Environment Court Appeal slows change.  Some smaller blocks allowed. Act now!

WESTERN BAY: 1ha blocks allowed where you can protect stream banks, wetlands and bush areas.  Also 6ha horticultural blocks allowed.

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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