Building and resource consents

We’re here to help you to do things the right way and get all the information you need.

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.

You can now save time and apply for your consents online.

Find a list of recently issued building and resource consents

Improve a building’s ability to withstand the effects of earthquakes – and the safety of those in and around it.

Get free advice on how to make your house warm, dry, healthy and energy efficient - and save money too!

Landlords – insulate yourselves from worry.

Planning to put a pool on your property? Find out about safety barriers, pool inspections and how and when they need to happen.

When managed correctly, construction and demolition (C&D) waste can be recovered and re-used.

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 too large and complex to reproduce online. Here are links you might find useful.

Check out the fees that apply to building and resource consents.

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