Proposed charges for plantation forestry monitoring

Consultation open 10 December 2018 – 1 February 2019

The new National Environmental Standard for Plantation Forestry has significantly changed the way we monitor forestry activities in Tasman District. Under the new standard, the Council is now responsible for monitoring permitted activities such as earthworks, crossings, quarrying and harvesting.

The extra monitoring comes at a cost, so we are proposing to introduce charges on the individual or company being monitored so these extra costs don’t fall solely on general ratepayers.

Proposed charges
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