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Apply for extension of a lapsing resource consent

Use this form to apply under Section 125 of the RMA to extend the lapse date of an approved resource consent. The application must be lodged prior to the lapse date.

You will need to pay a deposit when submitting this application, unless you are an approved credit customer. You can pay by either Account2Account or credit card (1.75 per cent convenience fee applies).

Guidelines for consent applications

Before you apply, make sure:

  • documents are provided in PDF format, not locked or password protected
  • documents are less than 300MB and follow our file naming conventions
  • drawings are presented in landscape view
  • you have the consent holder’s written approval to act on their behalf (if applicable)
  • you have a copy of the original resource consent
  • to provide evidence of progress or effort to date
  • you have a Record of Title, less than three months old (you can order one online at
  • you have written approval of people affected by your proposal.

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