COMPLIANCE SUPPORT AND MONITORING
Our team has significant experience in environmental compliance, and we understand that non-compliance with resource consents or permitted activities can soon escalate in seriousness and in some instances farmers and miners have found themselves subject to prosecution under the Resource Management Act.
It is important to deal with any non-compliance as soon as you are notified of it and take steps to ensure that it does not occur again.
Should you receive a formal notice from the Council in the form of an Abatement or Infringement Notice it becomes more important to quickly deal with the non-compliance that caused these notices to be served.
We can help you through the process and ensure you are aware of your obligations. We can also provide advice around whether the notices were justified or if you have any avenues of appeal or defence.
It is important that you do seek advice as soon as possible after receiving any form of notice from a Council or other regulator.
Once you have gained your resource consent, you are likely to be required to undertake monitoring of some sort.
Whether it is the compilation of an annual work programme or water sampling requirements, we can help you.
It is important to demonstrate a history of compliance to the Council and we can help you achieve this.