This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application for a 15 year Lease & Easement application from Trail Journeys Limited.
Applicant: Trail Journeys Limited
Location of proposed activity: Clyde Railhead, Otago Central Rail Trail
Map reference: Between approximate map references: Latitude 45.193097 and Longitude 169.335188
Summary of proposal: Access easement and lease of Clyde Railhead building to operate a rail trail information centre and bookings service for clients using the Otago Central Rail Trail and the Clutha Gold and Roxburgh Gorge trails. Services include arranging accommodation, itineraries, transport and bike rental. The site includes an information centre and toilet facilities for trail users.
Application documents: Application forms 3a and 3c (PDF, 2,101K)
How to make a submission
Any person or organisation can make a written submission to the Director-General on the application.
1. Prepare your submission
Tell us what you think using the submission form (DOC, 241K).
Once submitted, submitters' information is subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and may be released under that Act. If you wish to keep any part of your submission confidential, you need to state this in writing when making your submission.
Any person or organisation wishing to be heard in support of his/her submission, must request (within that submission) an opportunity to appear before the Director-General. If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week starting 2 September 2019.
2. Send your submission
Send your submission by post or email.
Department of Conservation
PO Box 5244
Attention: Lisa Wheeler, Senior Permissions Advisor
Submissions closed 5 pm Monday 19 August 2019.