Tasman Resource Management Plan - Text

This page contains the content of the text volume of the Plan to view or download. It also contains an order form for obtaining a paper copy of the Plan.

You can also view a paper copy of the Plan at the Richmond, Motueka and Takaka Council offices and libraries as well as the Nelson Public Library.

View or Download the Plan Text    

You can download the entire plan as a single document, or in parts.

  • View a chapter or other document within Parts I to VI.

Entire Plan

Individual Parts

Part I - Introductory
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Meaning of Words
Chapter 3 - Local Authority Cross-Boundary Issues
Chapter 4 - Monitoring and Review Procedures
Part II - Land
Chapter 5 - Site Amenity Effects
Chapter 6 - Urban Environment Effects
Chapter 7 - Rural Environment Effects
Chapter 8 - Margins of Rivers, Lakes, Wetlands and the Coast
Chapter 9 - Landscape
Chapter 10 - Significant Natural Values and Cultural Heritage
Chapter 11 - Land Transport Effects
Chapter 12 - Land Disturbance Effects
Chapter 13- Natural Hazards
Chapter 14 - Reserves and Open Space
Chapter 15 - Strategic Infrastructure and Network Utilities
Chapter 16 - General Rules
Chapter 17 - Zone Rules
Chapter 18 - Special Area Rules
Chapter 19 - Information Required with Land Use Consent or Subdivision Consent applications
Part II - Appendices
Part III - Coastal Marine Area
Part III Introduction
Chapter 20 - Effects of Craft Using the Surface of Coastal Waters
Chapter 21 - Effects of Disturbance, Structures and Occupation on Coastal Marine Conservation, Heritage, Access and Amenity Values
Chapter 22 - Aquaculture
Chapter 23 - Natural Hazards and Hazardous Substances
Chapter 24 - Noise Emissions
Chapter 25 - Coastal Marine Area Rules
Chapter 26 - Information Required with Coastal Permit Applications
Part IV - River and Lakes
Part IV - Introduction
Chapter 27 - Activities in Beds & on Surfaces of Rivers and Lakes
Chapter 28 - Rules for Activities in Beds of Rivers and Lakes
Chapter 29 - Information Requirements
Part V - Water
Part V - Introduction
Chapter 30 - Taking, Using, Damming and Diverting Water
Chapter 31 - Rules for Water Takes, Diversions, Uses or Dammings
Chapter 32 - Information Required with Permit Applications for Taking, Using, Damming or Diverting Water
Part V - Annexes
Part VI - Discharges
Part VI - Introduction
Chapter 33 - Discharges to Land and Fresh Water
Chapter 34 - Discharges to Air
Chapter 35 - Discharges to Coastal Marine Area
Chapter 36 - Rules for Contaminant Discharges
Chapter 37 - Information Requirements for Discharge Permit Applications
Part VI - Annexes


Order a copy of the TRMP

A physical copy of the Plan (either the text and/or the planning maps) can be prepared for purchase. The text is available for $250 or $265 (depending on the binder preferred) and the planning maps for $300. To order a copy, please complete the form below and return to:

Pam Meadows
TRMP Administrator
pam.meadows@tasman.govt.nz  OR  fax 03 543 9524  OR  Private Bag 4, Richmond, Nelson 7050

TRMP Order Form

NOTE:  Due to the size, complexity and number of updates incorporated in the Plan, fulfillment of an order may take some time to process .  Please refer to the online version in the meantime.

For further enquiries regarding a hard copy of the TRMP Contact Pam Meadows, TRMP Administrator

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