What is in a LIM?
A LIM is a comprehensive report containing everything the Council knows about a property or section and can include:
- Valuation data
- Yearly rates payable for the property.
- If there are any unpaid rates.
- Any charges for water.
- Information about Building Permits and Consents for the property.
- Any information in regards to whether it is a protected or historic building, or site, and if there are any protected trees.
- Any Resource Consents issued for the property.
- Any relevant planning issues or planning zones that impact the property.
- Any Resource Consents issued in the immediate neighbourhood.
- Information on subdivisions and developments affecting the property and the immediate area.
- Drainage information relating to both private and public sewer and / or storm water on the property.
- Special land features including potential erosion, avulsion, falling debris, slippage and possible hazardous substances.
- Consents, certificates, notices, orders or requisitions affecting the land or buildings.
- District Plan classifications that relate to the land or buildings.
For further details regarding what a council is required to provide you in a LIM, check out the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.
The LIM will be up-to-date and contain a summary of all the information a council has on its files as of the day it is issued.