Consents and Compliance

NZ Transport Agency - RM19.387

Public notice is hereby given pursuant to S.95A Resource Management Act 1991 that the following application for resource consent has been received by Otago Regional Council.


NZ Transport Agency – Beaumont

Application No. RM19.387

To undertake various activities associated with the construction of a new bridge at Beaumont. The proposal is a discretionary activity under the following rules:

Consent Type


Rule and Plan




Land Use Consent



Disturbance of land at a contaminated site

Regional Plan: Waste Rule 5.6.1

Erection of structures (temporary working platform(s), new bridge, the placement of rip rap (rock armouring), deposition of material, and the associated disturbance to the bed of the Clutha River/ Mata-Au.

Regional Plan: Water Rule

Removal of vegetation in the bed, including associated disturbance of the beds.

Regional Plan: Water Rule


Water Permit


Diversion of watercourse (both temporary and permanent)

Temporary damming of watercourse

Regional Plan: Water rule


Purpose: To construct a bridge across the Clutha River/ Mata-Au at Beaumont

Location: Clutha River/ Mata-Au, approximately 140 metres west of the intersection of Millers Flat-Beaumont Road and State Highway 8, Beaumont at about NZTM2000 E1330223 N4920195

Legal Description of Properties: Crown Land, Road Reserve, Section 4 SO Plan 23609, Section 2 and 4 SO Plan 23610, Section 1 Block XX TN of Dunkeld, Section 1-6 and Section 13 Block XIII Town of Dunkeld

Reasons for public notification: The applicant requested public notification when applying for resource consent. Further information was requested from the Applicant, which the Applicant refused to provide also resulting in the requirement for the consent to be notified. Consequently, Council was unable to determine the effects of the activity, therefore there is the possibility that effects could be more than minor which would also require public notification.

Full details of this application are also available for inspection at Otago Regional Council, 70 Stafford Street, Dunedin during working hours (8 am to 5 pm). Enquiries may be directed to Rebecca Jackson by phone to 0800 474 082 or by email to



Submissions on the above application must be received by Otago Regional Council and the applicant (Clutha District Council) no later than 5pm on Monday 24 February 2020.

Printable submission form

Electronic PDF submission form (DISCLAIMER: You must have Adobe Acrobat installed onto your computer to use this editable version. This form cannot be filled in on your internet browser. REMEMBER to save the form to your computer after completing then attach and send via email to


Where to send your submission

Submissions must be forwarded to Otago Regional Council, Private Bag 1954, Dunedin, 9054 or by email to

You must also serve a copy of your submission to the applicant – NZ Transport Agency, by post at NZ Transport Agency c/- WSP Opus, Private Bag 1913, Dunedin 9054 or by email to

Note: The applicant has also applied to the Clutha District Council for resource consents in respect of the above proposal. Submissions on all aspects of the application will be heard together as part of a joint hearing process involving representatives from Clutha District Council and Otago Regional Council.


Submission requirements

Any person may make a submission on the application, but a person who is a trade competitor of the applicant may do so only if that person is directly affected by an effect of the activity to which the application relates that:

  • adversely affects the environment; and
  • does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

Submissions must be dated and signed (unless submitted electronically) and must include the following information:

    1. Your name, postal address and telephone number (email and fax number if applicable);
    2. Details of the application in respect of which you are making the submission;
    3. Whether it is in support of, or in opposition to the application, or is neutral;
    4. Your submissions, with reasons;
    5. The decision that you wish Council to make; and
    6. Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission and you must also serve a copy of your submission on the applicant as soon as reasonably practicable.



Consent Application


Further Information Request


Further Information Response


Notification Recommendation RM19.387

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