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Exemptions and Objections Subcommittee

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This page contains information about the Exemptions and Objections Subcommittee, its purpose, terms of reference and Councillor membership.
Updated: 12/08/2020 8:41 a.m.

Parent Committee

Planning and Development Committee



Councillor Shelley Deeming


Her Worship the Mayor Sheryl Mai

Councillors Ken Couper, Greg Innes


As required.

The relevant legislative requirements shall be taken into consideration when setting meeting dates.




To hear and determine objections, appeals and applications in respect of the regulatory functions and responsibilities of Council.


  • Hear and decide s357 objections under the Resource Management Act where staff  recommend decline.
  • Determine and grant of Territorial Authority consents under S100 of the Gambling Act 2003 (as it relates to Class 4 Gambling Venues) and s65C of the Racing Act 2003 (as it relates to Board Venues).
  • Determine applications for exemptions under the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987.
  • Consider objections relating to the classification of any dog as a dangerous dog under the Dog Control Act 1996.
  • Power to consider an objection to classification as a menacing dog under s33A and s33C of the Dog Control Act 1996.
  • Power to consider and determine an objection to any notice issued requiring abatement of a barking dog nuisance under s55 of the Dog Control Act 1996.
  • Hear and determine appeals in respect of an invoice under Council’s Development Contribution Policy (no ability to waiver).
  • Hear and determine objections in respect to s120 of the Reserves Act 1977.
  • Hear and determine statutory appeals or objections in respect to any matter where no specific delegation applies.

Terms of Reference

Committee Terms of Reference [1.22mb]

This document contains further explanation of the committee's purpose and responsibilities.



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