Council discourages building projects that go over, or reroute, wastewater and storm water pipes. Get in touch before you apply for a building consent to do this.
Steps and specifications
Our Building Over Pipelines information sheet (PDF 181 kb) covers the steps you need to take, the specifications you need to meet and your responsibilities once your project is underway and complete.
You’ll need to make a request to build over or reroute the pipes (PDF 52 kb) and have your request approved before you can apply for a building consent.