As referred to in the Operative District Plan Section 7: Hazardous Substances and Contaminated Land Rule 7.7.5 Activities - Council has adopted the "Hazardous Facilities Screening Procedure" (HFSP’) contained in the document titled “Land Use Planning Guide for Hazardous Facilities – A Resource for Local Authorities and Hazardous Facilities Operators, Ministry for the Environment (February 2002)” as the approach to managing hazardous facilities. This document focuses on assessing potential adverse effects of three kinds:
(a) effects caused by fire and/or explosion;
(b) effects on human health;
(c) environmental effects.
View the Land Use Guide for Hazardous Facilities (1.5MB) as one complete document or download in smaller sections as below.