Find out what consents you may need if you're putting up a temporary building on your property.
About temporary buildings
Temporary buildings are structures like:
- grandstand seating
- stages that are more than 1m high.
Some of these temporary structures don't need a building consent, some will need an exemption approval and some might need a building consent. Talk to us about your project and we'll let you know what to apply for.
Note: All building work must comply with the building code and relevant legislation.
What you need to put up a temporary building
If you’re planning to put up a temporary building, you may need:
- a building consent
- a resource consent depending on the building’s location, size and how long it’s going to be up.
Before you apply
Talk to us before you apply for a consent for a temporary building. We’ll be happy to talk through your project and advise you on the next steps.
How to apply
If you do need to apply for a building consent for your temporary building, you’ll need to provide:
- a completed checklist (PDF 149 kb)
- your fire safety guidelines
- the access and egress points
- the number of toilets to be provided
- the safety planning guidelines if the building will be used for an event.
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