Christmas processing hours

Please note that the period from 20 December 2023 to the close of 10 January 2024 is excluded from the 20-working-day period for all councils that process under a statutory clock. This applies to both Building Consents and Code Compliance Certificates.

We have a specified closedown period over Christmas. This means that any applications submitted on or after Wednesday 20 December may not begin to be processed until 8 January 2024.

Please remember that it's important that your application has all the required information to ensure there are no delays in processing. If you need to chat about the timing of your consent please give us call on 0800 732 732.

Are you ready?

What do you need before you make your application.

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Staged building consents

An explanation of staged consents and when they may be used.

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How do I lodge a consent?

How to lodge your online application for a building consent.

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Heating units

What you need when putting in a new heating unit.

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Supporting information

What documentation and information do you need to provide?

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How is a consent processed?

How does Council process your building consent?

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External parties

External reviews for building consents including Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).

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An explanation of MultiProof approvals.

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Change of use

Change the use, extension of life and subdivisions.

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