Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below for some of the more commonly asked questions, if you need more information please call or email us.

Common Questions

  • What is the subdivision process?
    The subdivision process usually involves the following:

    Initial Consultation and Recommendations
    Site Inspection, Site Survey and Scheme Plan Preparation
    Geotechnical Investigation
    Consultation with Enivironment Waikato
    Consultation with Iwi
    Consultation with Other affected Parties
    Preparation of Subdivision Consent Application and submission to Council
    Resource Consent issued
    Review of Conditions of Consent
    Final Survey / Prepare Plans and documents for submission to Land Information New Zealand
    Arranging for Conditions to be completed
    Council Inspection Signoff of Conditions
    Liaison with Solicitors and submission of documents to LINZ
    Plan and Legal documents approved by LINZ
    New Titles issued
  • How do I contact you?
    Call us on 07 8275071 or email us at office@cogswellsurveys.co.nz
  • How much does it cost?
    This can differ substantially between projects. In order to give an accurate estimate of the costs involved in a subdivision we would welcome the opportunity to speak with you and discuss your individual project.
  • How many links in a metre?
    Multiply the number of links by 0.201168 to get the distance in metres. Example 100 links equals 20.12m.
  • How many Acres in a Hectare?
    There are 2.47 Acres in a Hectare.
    Try this online conversion tool;
    http://www.metric-conversions.org/area/acres-to-hectares.htm
  • Can my property be subdivided?
    This depends on a number of factors, zoning, size, shape, land stability. Please contact us for a free no obligation initial consultation.