Resource Management Act: RMA Link: Processes: Details

The RMAlink project aims to make community participation in all Resource Management Act processes more straightforward and less time-consuming. More effective participation from those with a concern for the environment will contribute towards improving environmental outcomes nationwide.

Processes: Details

Hosted by:

Wellington Community Network
Subject District and Regional Plan /Policy Processes

Text Plan Change


MFE (2000) The Private Plan Change Report. ME 346
Ministry for the Environment, Wellington.
Guidance note on the private plan change process. Available online at Printed copies not available.

MFE (2004) Making a Submission on a Proposed Plan, Plan Change, or Variation. ME530
Ministry for the Environment, Wellington.
A guide on how to make good written submissions to your council. One of the 'Everyday Guide to the Resource Management Act' series. Available online at

Web-Based Resources

Resources: See 'Planning Documents' section. Summary of process, with useful flowchart.