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Application Forms and Building Consent Fees

If the application form you are looking for is not on this page, please contact us.

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Building Information and Consents

Click on the image below to be redirected to the canibuildit.govt.nz website. We recommend this as a first step when you are considering a building project. It has easy to use tools to help you decide whether you need a consent or not, some building projects are exempt.

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Resource Consents and Land Information Memorandum (LIM)

If you are planning to buy, sell, or develop a property, you can request a LIM to find out what relevant data Kaikōura District Council holds for that property.

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Alterations, change of use and extensions

This page contains information on making alterations to existing buildings (Section 112), changing the use of a building (Section 115) and extensions to a buildings specified intended life (Section 116). There is also information on subdivision (Section 116A).

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Amending and lapsed consents

This page contains information on amending your consent (minor variations, major amendments and product substitution) and what happens when your building consent lapses.

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Applying for your building consent

There are other laws that need to be taken into account during the building process such as Building council bylaws, the Resource Management Act, health and safety requirements and laws specifying that qualified professionals must do certain plumbing, gas and electrical work.

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Become a Library member:

Please fill out the form below.

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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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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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Contact Us

Council Offices are open from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

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