37 Territorial authority must issue certificate if resource consent required

(1)

This section applies if a territorial authority considers that—

(a)

a resource consent under the Resource Management Act 1991 has not yet been obtained; and

(b)

the resource consent will or may materially affect building work to which a project information memorandum or an application for a building consent relates.

(2)

The territorial authority must issue a certificate, in the prescribed form, to the effect that until the resource consent has been obtained—

(a)

no building work may proceed; or

(b)

building work may only proceed to the extent stated in the certificate.

(3)

The certificate must be—

(a)

attached to the project information memorandum; or

(b)

if no project information memorandum has been applied for, provided to the building consent authority.

Compare: 1991 No 150 s 35(1A)

Section 37 heading: replaced, on 1 February 2010, by section 13(1) of the Building Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 25).

Section 37(1)(b): amended, on 1 February 2010, by section 13(2) of the Building Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 25).

Section 37(2): amended, on 1 February 2010, by section 13(3) of the Building Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 25).

Section 37(3): inserted, on 1 February 2010, by section 13(4) of the Building Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 25).