Good planning is key to high quality cities

Good planning is key to high quality cities

Introduction WPS Opus Principal Planner David Jackson has worked in central and local government, as well as consultancy.  He has a strong interest in urban planning and design, neighbourhood and centres development planning, as well as how to develop...
How to ensure a successful hearing process

How to ensure a successful hearing process

IntroductionDavid McMahon is an accredited Independent Hearing Commissioner and resource management consultant at RMG with particular expertise in statutory planning and process. He has been a Commissioner since 2001, and has worked on a large number of...
Bylaw powers vary — from strict to toothless

Bylaw powers vary — from strict to toothless

One of the complications of bylaws is the different enforcement provisions that apply, depending on the activity being regulated. Bylaws are taken far more seriously when infringement fines apply. However, this enforcement measure can only be taken where there is...