For zone-specific rules and information click on your zone - or find your zone using the tool below.
To see if you need a land use consent to farm:
- Select your zone. If you are unsure, use the 'find your zone' tool.
- Within your zone, open the 'farming land use consents' menu, then click on ‘when do I need a consent?’
- Read the rules carefully to see if you need a consent or if your operation is a permitted activity.
- If you do need a land use consent to farm, you can download your application form and planning assessment or contact an industry support partner for help.
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