Objection leads to $1.76 m reduction in development contributions for Ryman village

In this article in the Property Lawyer (March 2019), Stuart describes the objection and reconsideration procedure available under the Local Government Act 2002. This allows developers to challenge development contributions. Reference is made to the successful objection by Ryman Healthcare for its retirement village in Pukekohe. The objection led to a substantial reduction in the development contributions payable by the retirement village operator. The objection decision can be read here.