Consents & Environmental Management

Consents & Environmental Management

At PDP we provide specialist services in the development of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and in the undertaking of environmental audits, in addition to environmental planning services to help you navigate the environmental regulatory process.
Services that we provide:
  • Planning assessments
  • Resource consent applications including the preparation of Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE)
  • Community and iwi consultation
  • Policy and Plan development, monitoring and review
  • Resource consent processing on behalf of local government
  • Development of corporate environmental policy
  • Identification of “gaps” in existing management systems
  • Identification of significant environmental effects and legal requirements
  • Environmental audits (e.g. to assess compliance with statutory and other requirements for pre-purchase inspections and due diligence tests)
  • Development of objectives, targets and environmental programmes to improve environmental performance
  • Development of procedures to implement an EMS
  • Environmental training for staff and contractors
  • Carbon management services
  • Developing solutions for sustainable development
  • Site selection and risk management

Our specialists can help you obtain a resource consent.

  • Preparation of Assessment of Environmental Effects documents, resource consent application and project management
  • Technical assessments for environmental impacts on ground, water and air
  • Coordination of technical inputs to resource consent applications
  • Consent processing for district and regional councils
  • Public and iwi consultation
  • Submissions to planning documents, legislation and consent applications
  • Expert evidence at council and Environment Court hearings
  • Negotiation of resource consent conditions with Council Staff