MDC Enforcement Policy


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MDC Enforcement Policy

With increasing pressure on resource use, Marlborough District Council’s regulatory functions are subject to greater interest from resource users and the wider community. This policy is intended to provide a clear understanding of Marlborough District Council’s management of compliance and enforcement of the Resource Management Act.

The policy sets out the purpose and principles by which we promote and enforce compliance with the Resource Management Act.

This policy is intended to ensure a consistent and integrated approach to compliance and enforcement by Marlborough District Council.

The Marlborough District Council compliance team also apply the 4 Es approach (Engage, Educate, Enable and Enforce) and 3 contact concept (Prior, Present and Post) in its programmes.

It is intended that the policy will encourage a regional culture of proactive compliance, accountability, consultation and cooperation in governing resource use in Marlborough.