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Things to consider before you subdivide!

Whether you are considering subdividing your own property or looking to purchase in order to develop, there are key points to consider before you start. 1. The site At a most basic level when you consider any site for subdivision there must be healthy, stable and flood free building sites which can be accessed and…

Grasping the The Auckland Unitary Plan

As you may know, the unified Auckland Council is undergoing a process of introducing a new planning document, which will guide the growth of the Auckland region over the next 30 years. The plan will regulate all of the activities which are currently controlled by district, regional and coastal plans. Since the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan…

Resolving Subdivision Uncertainties

Uncertainty. We all deal with it, and for those of us whose cups are ‘half empty’, our minds easily begin to fill worry. How our business’ finances are going to look next month. Our parents health. The future of our children.etc. etc.
Subdividing property whether 2 lots or 70 is just another source of uncertainty.

Silverdale: A Hotbed of Growth

Over the past few years, Silverdale and the surrounding areas have become a hotbed for development. As part of our series to help you get to know about us and our work, we’ve interviewed Chris McKean, Silverdale Office Manager, about what it’s like to work there, and what we’ve been up to.

Subdivisions: Cutting through Red Tape

Subdividing your property can be onerous. In fact, the entire process can take 18 months! And that’s just the subdivision. The biggest bottleneck? Meeting Auckland Council requirements. Subdividing means applying for Resource Consent, LINZ approval and potentially needing to fulfill Section 88, Section 92, Section 357/133A, Section 223 AND Section 224c requests. I think you get the idea.