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Notified resource consents

Outlined below are the latest notified resource consents and hearings. Also detailed on this page are the steps to follow if you would like to make a submission on one of these proposals.

Publicly notified resource consents

  • A subdivision consent to create five (5) lots of which four (4) will have identified residential building platforms, while the balance will contain an existing residential unit at 1172 Lake Hāwea Albert Town Road, Wānaka

  • Application under Section 88 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) for combined land use consent / subdivision consent to construct a residential unit outside and accessory buildings outside of a registered building platform; and to undertake a two-lot fee simple subdivision creating one additional residential building platform with associated vehicle access, landscaping and earthworks.

  • Two lot subdivision and de-amalgamation of Lot 1 DP 21087 and Lot 3 DP 447906 from Lots 404 – 406 DP 505513. These four lots are currently held together in Record of Title 763196. A residential building platform is to be identified on Lot 1. Consent Notice 10684127.10 is proposed to be cancelled. 

  • Consent is sought to undertake a two lot subdivision at 208A Lower Shotover Road, Queenstown


Limited notified resource consents

Section 95B of the Resource Management Act 1991, and Section 29 of the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act 2013, provides that only parties served with Limited Notifications are permitted to make a formal submission.

Scheduled resource consent hearings

Detailed in this section are all upcoming hearings. For information on hearing procedures, take a look at the pdf below. You can also view any application on eDocs by searching using the address or RM number.


Resource Consent

Time & Place Details

R F Monk and Cook Adam Trustees Limited



Hearing Postponed

Subdivision Consent to subdivide 216 McDonnell Road into four freehold titles, creation of three residential building platforms and amendment to the existing residential building platform  at 216 McDonnell Road, and to adjust the boundary of 218 McDonnell Road, with associated earthworks, vehicle access and landscaping.

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency



Hearing Cancelled

A Notice of Requirement has been received from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to alter existing Designation Reference Number 84 (Ref. No. 84) as shown in the Queenstown Lakes Operative and Proposed District Plans, for State Highway Purposes at State Highway 6, Frankton-Ladies Mile Highway, Howards Drive, Queenstown.

J Hunt & D Robertson


Friday 27th October 2023

9.00am at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Beach Street, Queenstown

To create additional lots and identify a residential building platforms, as well as carry out associated earthworks and landscape mitigation. Option A involves the creation of three additional residential lots with associated platforms but requires a road stopping application to be approved, with Option B pertaining to the creation of two additional residential lots with associated platforms at 125 Hunter Road, Whakatipu Basin

Suburban Estates Limited



Thursday 2nd November 2023

9.00am at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Beach Street, Queenstown

To undertake a two lot subdivision and to construct a residential unit within an open space activity area. Consent is also sought to vary consent notices registered against the Record of Title to reflect changes in allotment numbering created by this proposal at 5 O'Fee Way, Arrowtown

The Tiers Woods Limited



Thursday 23rd November 2023

9.00am at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Beach Street, Queenstown

Application under Section 88 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) to operate 8 units within ‘The Woods’ for visitor accommodation for up to 365 nights per year (Units 3-6 and 9-12), accommodating between 6 and 8 guests per unit.


Make a submission

Submissions must be received before the submission closing date.

If you would like to make a submission, the forms (13 and 21) to use can be downloaded below and are also on the Application Forms and Fees page.

Submissions can be posted, dropped into Council offices or emailed to 

For more details on the submission and pre-hearing process, please head to the FAQs page.