Application for lease from RD Petroleum Limited
IntroductionHave your say on an application by RD Petroleum Limited for a 10 year lease in Doubtful Sound, Fiordland National Park. Submissions closed 18 March 2022.
This application is notified under section 17SC of the Conservation Act 1987. The Minister of Conservation has received an application for a 10 year lease from RD Petroleum Limited to continue occupation of a bunded 50,000 litre storage diesel fuel tank in Fiordland National Park.
Applicant: RD Petroleum Limited
Location of proposed activity: Deep Cove Wharf, Doubtful Sound, Fiordland National Park.
Map reference: (NZTM GPS Coordinates: X:1142706.740 Y:4949325.747)
Concession type: Lease
Summary of proposal: For the continued occupation of a bunded 50,000 litre storage diesel fuel tank.
- Concession application form 3b (PDF, 890K)
- Easement application form (PDF, 392K)
- Additional information (PDF, 3,084K)
How to make a submission
Any person or organisation may make a submission in writing to the Director-General on the proposal.
Submissions closed 18 March 2022.
1. Prepare your submission
2. Send us your submission
Send your objection or submission by email or post. You will get a confirmation email or letter when an objection or submission has been received.
Department of Conservation
Ōtepoti/Dunedin Service Centre
Level 1, John Wickliffe House
265 Princes Street
Attention: Lisa Wheeler (94747-OTH Application)
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 4 April 2022.
No details at this point. Details, such as submissions and the decision outcome, will be added when they are available.
DOC comment regarding publicly notified applications
The Minister of Conservation has made no determination regarding the suitability of this proposed concession on public conservation land. This public notification should not be interpreted as an intention on the part of the Minister of Conservation to grant the proposed concession.