Private projects and RMA processes often involve a landscape component. We help councils and private individuals with landscape and visual assessments, landscape character studies, and strategic advice.
Landscape planning for councils
If you’re a council and need landscape peer reviews done for resource consent applications, you are in good hands with us. We also specialise in strategic landscape advice for spatial planning and district plan work.
Landscape planning for individuals
Landscape planning will help you make sure your residential, commercial, or industrial development design aligns with the district plan’s landscape values and policies. We'll help make sure your project meets the district plan’s requirements up front, so your resource consent application (if you need one) will be more effective.
We’ll do a site visit and carry out a landscape assessment of your project site. You’ll get a clear understanding of the characteristics of the surrounding area and whether your proposal impacts public and private views. You’ll get a detailed report (to lodge with your resource consent application) with recommendations to: