The discharge of contaminants into the air arising from the storage, transfer (excluding refuse transfer stations), treatment or disposal of liquid and solid waste is a permitted activity subject to the following conditions:
Explanation and Principal Reasons for Adopting Method 126.96.36.199
Rule 188.8.131.52 is restricted to activities lawfully established before the date of notification of this Plan and applies to waste management undertaken on both industrial or trade premises and non-industrial or trade premises. Examples of activities permitted by this Rule include municipal sewage treatment plants, trade waste, waste transfer stations, oxidation ponds, and waste from intensive indoor farms. The Rule permits the discharges only to the extent that they remain at the same or lesser scale and of a similar nature to that authorised at the date of notification of this Plan.
This Rule does not apply if the discharge to air is already addressed in other rules in this Plan.
This Rule also does not apply if the activity has already been authorised by a resource consent at the date of notification of this Plan.