Do You Need A Consent?
Links to helpful online tools to work out whether you need a consent and what you will need to apply. Also information on applying for a discretionary exemption.
Alterations, Change of Use & Extensions
Change of use (Section 115), Extension to specified life (Section 116), Subdividing (Section 116A)
Processing your Building Consent
How long will it take to process, conditions on a consent, Fire & Emergency memorandums, complaints and determination processes.
Certifying Building Work
How building work is certified and how to apply for code compliance certificates (CCC) once your building work is complete.
Earthquake Prone Buildings
Information on the national system for managing earthquake-prone buildings. It explains why we have the system and how it works.
Building Consent Inspections
When are inspections needed, third party inspections, how to book an inspection, and everything else you will need to know about an inspection.
Guidance on Inspections
Contains guidance on what will be looked at during the relevant inspection.
PIMs & Why You Need One
Project Information Memorandum, what is it and why you need one.
Swimming pools, spa pools, small pools
Consents required for pools and pool fencing, compliance, and a self audit check sheet.
Building for Public Use & Building Warrant of Fitness
Compliance schedules and getting a Certificate for Public Use.