How to apply online

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We are transitioning to a new customer portal (Objective Build) from March 6, 2023. If you have a current building consent application with us that was received prior to March 6, please view this document to find out how you will receive correspondence from us depending on the stage of your building consent application.

To ensure you don’t miss anything from us when your building consent transfers to Build, please create an account anytime.

Apply for your building consent through Objective Build

You can register for Objective Build here.

You can login to your existing Objective Build account here.


Hutt City Council partners with Objective, the New Zealand based company that provides all support using the online consents portal. The Objective team are excellent to deal with and can help you work through any issue with using the portal.

Please note – all other building consent enquiries can be directed to Hutt City Council - Telephone: 04 570 6666 | 0800 488 824

Email (Office hours only):

Here are your options for Objective Build support:

View short, easy to follow tutorial videos on the Objective website:

Or contact the Objective support team:



Phone: 0800 024 508

Objective Build support is available Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm