Why is it that the RMA specifies time frames for processing resource consents and yet at the end of a project, when a developers cash outlay is at or close to it’s maximum, there are no time frames around the processing of s224c’s?

The interest costs at this point are severe with delays biting hard. Isn’t this something that needs to be addressed in the RMA if we want affordable housing? Delays at the end of a project are often more costly than delays at the front end and the end user always pays. Just a thought!

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