Improve a building’s ability to withstand the effects of earthquakes – and the safety of those in and around it.
Constructing, altering, demolishing or removing a building? You might require a building consent.
If your project's likely to affect the environment, you may need a resource consent.
Find a list of recently issued building and resource consents
Waste from construction and deconstruction (C&D) activities is a large source of waste in New Zealand.
Get free advice on how to make your house warm, dry, healthy and energy efficient - and save money too!
You can now save time and apply for your consents online.
Request an inspection, see our Eco Design advisor or register for an assessment of your home's earthquake resistance.
We are required to prepare a District Plan under the Resource Management Act 1991.
Some documents are just too large and complex to reproduce online – so here are links you might find useful.
Check out the fees that apply to building and resource consents.