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RM210207 East Leigh Ltd, Rochdale Rd, Riversdale

Notified Resource Consent Application

pursuant to section 2A and section 95A of the Resource Management Act 1991


Location:  Rochdale Road, Riversdale Beach, Masterton District

Applicant: East Leigh Limited

Proposal: Resource consent for subdivision and land use within the Rural Primary Production Zone

Summary of proposal: Masterton District Council has received a resource consent application (RM210207) for subdivision consent for a 21-lot subdivision located at Rochdale Road, Riversdale Beach, Masterton (legally described as Lots 200, 301 to 323 and 501 being a proposed subdivision of Lot 102 DP 517369 and Lots 12 & 13 DP 383390). The same resource consent application includes land use consent to allow dwellings on the proposed allotments to breach minimum setback distances in the Rural Zone, and subdivision consent for a proposed 2-lot boundary adjustment of Lots 13 & 14 DP 383390.

Resource consent is required under the following rules of the Wairarapa Combined District Plan:

  • For Subdivision: A Non-complying Activity under Rule 20.1.7(a) to create 21 allotments in the Rural Primary Production Zone, being a subdivision that does not comply with the minimum standards of Rules 20.1.2(b), 20.1.4(a) or 20.1.6(a)
  • For Land Use: For future buildings on the proposed allotments being a Restricted Discretionary Activity under Rule 4.5.5(e) being buildings that will not comply with the minimum setback distances specified in Rules 4.5.2(d)(i) and (iii) for dwellings (10m setback from front boundaries and 25m from all other boundaries) and Rule 4.5.2(c) (i) and (iii) for other buildings (10m setback from front boundaries and 5m from all other boundaries)

The Council’s Planning & Consents Manager, acting under Delegated Authority, has determined that the application should be publicly notified. Copies of this determination and the public notice, are in the following links:

210207 Determination for Public Notification of Application

Copy of Public Notice (advertised in The Wairarapa Times Age Saturday 11 December 2021)

Inspection of the application

Persons interested in the application should refer directly to the application documents. The application may be viewed at Council offices at 161 Queen Street, or downloaded from the links below:

Application Main Document (Including Appendices H-L inclusive)

Appendix A Proposed Subdivision Plan

Appendix B1 Certificate of Title 358614

Appendix B2 Certificate of Title 358615

Appendix B3 Certificate of Title 808940

Appendix C1 Landscape Character & Visual Assessment

Appendix C2 Landscape & Visual Assessment

Appendix D Geotechnical Engineering Evaluation

Appendix E Traffic Assessment

Appendix F Stormwater Assessment

(Appendix G Written Approvals – Information on written approval parties withheld for privacy reasons)

Making Submissions:

Any person may make a submission on the application prior to the submission deadline of 4:00pm on Tuesday 1st February 2022. However, a person who is a trade competitor of the applicant (or a surrogate of such) may only make a submission if that person is directly affected by an effect of the activity to which the application relates that—

(a)           adversely affects the environment; and

(b)           does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

All submissions must be in Writing in the prescribed Submission Form 13. Copies of this form are available from the Masterton District Council at the Council’s office at 151 Queen Street, Masterton, or can be downloaded from the following Link

Form 13 Submission on Application for Resource Consent that is subject to Public Notification

The submission forms and any accompanying documents may be addressed to:

Planning & Consents, Masterton District Council, PO Box 444, Masterton, or emailed to [email protected]  with the following email banner Submission on Resource Consent Application – East Leigh Ltd, Rochdale Road, Riversdale Beach (MDC Ref 210207)

A copy of any submission must also be sent to the following address for service of the applicant (as soon as reasonably practicable after service of the submission to the Council), either by written postal copy or emailed copy:

East Leigh Limited

c/- CF Consulting Services Limited

21 Ashton Fitchett Drive



Attention: Christine Foster

Email: [email protected]


The period for making submissions closes at 4pm on Tuesday 1 February 2022.

Additional Information to note:

Following the closing date for receipt of submissions, any submission(s) received will be assessed to determine whether a hearing needs to be held. If that is the case, this website will be updated with further details in due course.

If you have any questions about this application process, please contact [email protected]  or call (06) 370 6300.

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