Apply for Resource Consent

Please complete all "required fields" below then drag your files over the "Drop Files Here" Icon or click on the "Browse Files" link to upload documents from your computer. 

Once each of the files you would like to upload is listed in the box below your details, click "Upload".

You will know documents have uploaded successfully when "Uploaded" appears next to each file name. You will be able to scroll through the "Uploaded" list using the scroll bar to the right of the list.

Please wait for your files to upload as large files may take a while. If you have questions, contact:

Are you updating an existing Resource Consent / Building Consent application?

If your documents relate to an existing Resource Consent / Building Consent application, please include the RM / BC application reference number in the name of your documents.

  • Apply online

    Most applications are processed electronically, and there are advantages in submitting your application through our File Transfer Portal as this avoids the delay and costs of scanning.

    Name your files

    Please upload documents in PDF format. Ideally, please use our Preferred Document Names:

    • Application Form - Form 9

    • Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE)

    • Computer Register (CT)

    • Covenants & Consent Notice

    • Affected Party Approval/s

    • Landscaping Report

    • Ecological Report

    • Engineering Report

    • Geotechnical Report

    • Wastewater Assessment

    • Traffic Report

    • Urban Design Report

    • Waste Event Form


    Payment must be received to formally accept applications for processing. If you are unsure of the deposit amount, check the Consent fees section of this page or call 03 441 0499 to speak to the duty planner.

    Our bank details are Queenstown Lakes District Council, BNZ, Queenstown 02 0948 0002000 000. If you are paying from overseas please use BKNZNZ22 as your swift code.

    Please reference your payment 'RM' followed by the first 5 letters of the applicant's name, e.g RMAJONE. Alternatively if you are paying after you have lodged your application, use the RM# supplied.

    Payments referenced incorrectly may cause a delay in processing if we cannot identify your payment.

    Please Note: Manual Payment (at reception) can only be accepted after you have lodged your application and received an acknowledgement email with your unique RM reference number.


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