LIM information about special features of the land, like other categorisations such as District Plan zones, helps anyone who is thinking about buying, building, repairing or investing in property to make informed decisions. Public bodies like the Council also use this information to make sound decisions about building or rebuilding community facilities and infrastructure.
The 2017 Report was received by the Council on 9 November 2017 and LIMs have been updated to reflect the information in the report. When a LIM is applied for on a property within areas the report identifies as potentially impacted by coastal hazards, the LIM will state either one or both of the following:
The revised LIM wording meets the Council’s statutory and legal obligations (and is in line with recent case law).