Building

If you are starting your project it may be easier to read through all council information together.

For your convenience you can download our complete information booklet [PDF, 497 KB] including all guidance on the Building Compliance Function.

The information is also available here on our website. See below our list of topics in which will take you to through our website and hopefully help find the information you are after.

Email us: building-cs@southlanddc.govt.nz

Lodge a building consent online through Simpli

Making a complaint

Advice before you start

Things you should think about before applying for a building consent.

Ask about your project

Contact us if you have any questions or book a 30min free meeting.

Amended building work

When work differs from the original plans.

Building consents

How does the building consent process work.

Building Warrant of Fitness

Maintaining specified systems.

Code Compliance Certificates

Getting full sign off for your build.

Compliance schedules

Does the public access your building?

Change of Use (Section 115)

If the use of the building has changed.

Do I need a building consent? (external link)

Can your project get an exemption from building?

Inspections

At stages in the process of your build your build will need inspecting.

News and notices

Keep up to date with the latest news and notices from the building team.

Swimming pools and spa pools

All swimming and spa pools.

Register a pool or spa

All swimming and spa pools.

Building guides and forms

All forms and guides in one place