Developer hits out on council's consent bid

Thursday 5 August 2004

An Invercargill property developer has lashed out at the way the Invercargill City Council has handled its resource consent application and at interference from Cr Heather Thomson.

By The Landlord

KGR Properties was granted consent on Tuesday to go ahead with its $5 million Northwood Estate subdivision but only after it had to go through an extended process not normally required for a controlled activity – something allowed under council rules relating to that land.

KGR property manager David Blue said yesterday the council seemed to have put up barriers to the application "all the way" .

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