Strategic and Environmental Planning

 

Planning is the means for deciding how communities and the environment will be enhanced and protected, and how that process will be managed.

Over 25 years, APR Consultants has developed broad experience and expertise in planning processes, requirements and legislation. APR's commitment to sustainable development is underpinned by its role as co-ordinator for the Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter.

Services include:

Local Government Planning

  • Annual Plans and Long-Term Plans
  • Community Outcomes consultation
  • Community Outcomes  monitoring and reporting
  • Community development

Business and Economic Planning

  • Economic development strategies
  • Tourism and event strategies
  • Business plans
  • Marketing plans

District and Town Planning

  • District Plan Reviews
  • Submission analysis
  • Preparing amendments to plans
  • Assessments of district community facilities and community needs
  • Preparation of recreation and leisure strategies and management plans
  • Land-use studies and assessment of urban and rural development options

Environmental Reports

  • Environmental impact assessments of projects
  • Environmental audits and preparation of environmental protection plans

Resource Management

  • Preparation of resource consent applications and submissions for commercial and non-commercial projects
  • Resource management applications

Sustainable Development

  • Key driver and sponsor of the Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter
  • Sustainability assessments