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Regulatory Committee






Minutes of a meeting of the Regulatory Committee held in the Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert St, Auckland on Tuesday, 17 November 2020 at 10.02am.





Cr Linda Cooper, JP


Deputy Chairperson

Cr Josephine Bartley



Cr Dr Cathy Casey



Cr Fa’anana Efeso Collins

From 10.12am, Item 8


Cr Shane Henderson



Cr Daniel Newman, JP



Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM



IMSB Chair David Taipari



Cr Paul Young






Mayor Phil Goff



IMSB Member Glenn Wilcox




Regulatory Committee

17 November 2020




1          Apologies


Resolution number REG/2020/74

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr S Henderson:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)         accept the apology from Cr E Collins, Mayor P Goff and IMSB Member G Wilcox for absence.


Note:   Cr E Collins subsequently joined the meeting.



2          Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.



3          Confirmation of Minutes


Resolution number REG/2020/75

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 13 October 2020, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.




4          Petitions


There were no petitions.



5          Public Input


There was no public input.



6          Local Board Input


There was no local board input.



7          Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.




Designation of independent commissioners as duty commissioners to determine resource consent applications.


Cr E Collins entered the meeting at 10.12am.


Resolution number REG/2020/76

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by IMSB Chair D Taipari:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)      designate, in accordance with clause 3.3 of the Regulatory Committee Policy, the following independent commissioners to act as duty commissioners for the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021:

i)            Lee Beattie

ii)           Richard Blakey

iii)          Justine Bray

iv)          Mark Farnsworth

v)           Greg Hill

vi)          Barry Kaye

vii)         Cherie Lane

viii)        David Wren

ix)          Ian Munro

x)           Robert Scott

xi)          Dave Serjeant

b)      delegate, in accordance with clause 3.3 of the Regulatory Committee Policy, to the General Manager, Unit Managers and Principal Specialist Planners – Resource Consents, the authority to assign one or more duty commissioners to make decisions on resource consent applications where no hearing is required.

c)       delegate in accordance with clause 3.3 of the Regulatory Committee Policy, to the Chairperson, Regulatory Committee and the General Manager Resource Consents the authority to designate replacement duty commissioners, by the selection of an alternative professional planner commissioner from the independent commissioner pool.

d)      delegate in accordance with clause 3.6 of the Regulatory Committee Policy, the staff authority to assign additional or alternate commissioners beyond the “duty” group but from the approved list of independent commissioners, as may be necessary due to unavailability and/or depending on particular skills or knowledge required for a particular resource consent application or section 357 objection determination.





Summary of Regulatory Committee Information - updates, memos and briefings - 17 November 2020


Resolution number REG/2020/77

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)      receive the summary of the Regulatory Committee report – 17 November 2020.






Animal Management Bylaw Options Report


Resolution number REG/2020/78

MOVED by Cr C Casey, seconded by Cr E Collins:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)      agree that Option two: amend Bylaw is the most appropriate option to respond to the statutory review findings on the Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau Ture-ā-rohe Tiaki Kararehe / Auckland Council Animal Management Bylaw 2015.

b)      request that staff as delegated by the Chief Executive prepare a statement of proposal that amends the bylaw in (a) as detailed in Attachment A, of the agenda report, for Option two: amend Bylaw.





Regulatory Services update


A powerpoint presentation was provided and a copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.


Resolution number REG/2020/79

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)      receive the Regulatory Services overview and update presentation.




a     17 November 2020 - Regulatory Committee: Item 11, Regulatory Services update - powerpoint presentation



12        Consideration of Extraordinary Items


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.





12.00 pm                                            The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.