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Building for public use

This page contains information on things you need to think about when building for public use. If you own, occupy or control premises intended for public use affected by building work, you should know about safety measures for public access until the build is signed off as complete.

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Building Information and Consents

If you are planning to build or renovate your home or business premises, almost everything you build needs to meet a number of standards and regulations.

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Cemetery

Located on Scarborough Street, Kaikōura's Cemetery is in a peaceful setting, overlooking the township.

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Certifying building work

This page contains information on how building work is certified, including information on code compliance certificates (CCC). You are required to apply for a code compliance certificate once your building work is complete

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Civil Defence Status

There are no current Civil Defence emergencies in Kaikōura.

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Contact Us

Council Offices are open Monday - Friday 8:30am till 4:30pm.

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Dog Registration Form

Dog registration forms and payment are due by July 31 2020. A 50% penalty will be applied after this date.

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Drinking Water

Council operates 7 public water supply schemes and monitors 1 privately managed scheme. Together these schemes supply water/kātao to over 3,000 properties.

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Drinking Water Notices

Current Boil Water Notices: Suburban, Fernleigh and East Coast

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Earthquake prone buildings

On 1 July 2017 a nationally consistent system for managing earthquake-prone buildings came into effect. It changes the way earthquake-prone buildings are identified, assessed and managed.

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Health and Emergency Services

Most of the emergency services in Kaikōura are voluntary, with the exception of the Medical Centre, Police and Hospital. All of these services are looking for more volunteers, if you live in Kaikōura you may be able to help, please support your community and get involved.

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How consents are inspected

The grant of a consent is conditional on enabling the building work to be inspected. When a building consent Official carries out building inspections, the goal is to ensure that the work being inspected complies with the consented documents.

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