Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Regulations 2003

Form 7A Request for application relating to resource consent to be determined by Environment Court

Section 87D, Resource Management Act 1991

To [name of consent authority]


I, [full name of requester], request that you allow the following application or notice of requirement lodged by me to be determined by the Environment Court instead of by you:

Select one of the following.

  • an application for a resource consent.

  • an application to change or cancel a condition of a resource consent.


[Briefly describe the application to which the request relates in enough detail to identify the relevant matter, including any number assigned by the consent authority to the application.]


The reasons for the request are as follows: [set out why you are making the request and the factors you wish the consent authority to consider].


*Signature of requester or person authorised to sign on behalf of requester:

Electronic address for service of requester:


Postal address (or alternative method of service under section 352 of the Act):

Contact person: [name (and designation, if applicable)]

*A signature is not required if you make your request by electronic means.
Note to requester

If the consent authority determines that the application is incomplete, or if it receives the request after it has determined that the application will not be notified, or if it decides not to notify the application, it must return the request.

You may make this request only in the period starting on the day on which the application is made and ending 5 working days after the date on which the period for submissions on the application closes.

Schedule 1 form 7A: inserted, on 1 November 2010, by regulation 19(2) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SR 2010/279).

Schedule 1 form 7A: amended, on 18 October 2017, by regulation 15(1) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/231).