Introduction to the Council's property plans
Find out how you and the Council can work together to achieve the wisest and most productive use of your property.Secure the future of your farm with a property plan (785 KB pdf) See all the information sheets
These info sheets cover the what, why and how of streamside fencing and planting.Riparian Plans (9.7 MB pdf) See all the information sheets
General land management information
IMPORTANT: Many of the Council's guidelines and information sheets are currently being updated to take account of new Government freshwater regulations (September 2020). They will be published here as soon as possible.
In the meantime please contact the Council directly if you have any questions, particularly if your farm or business is undertaking or planning operational changes or developments involving any aspect of fresh water or waterways. Even if you haven’t needed a resource consent for such work in the past, it’s important you talk to Council staff.
These info sheets offer practical advice on controlling erosion, which is a key element of sustainable land management.South Taranaki and Regional Erosion Support Scheme (STRESS) (537 KB pdf) See all the information sheets