Development & Operations

The Board are consulted on any development proposals to check there is no adverse impact on the area due to increased rates, surface water run off or infringement of Boards Byelaws.

As the Drainage Authority in the area the staff administer the issue of consents to discharge water within its area or for structures such as bridges and culverts proposed to be erected over watercourses. This is a requirement under the Land Drainage Act 1991 and the Board’s own Lands Drainage Byelaws available from the office.