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Building consents - glossary of terms

Building consents summary

Application number

This is the building consent number.

Application type or application description

Provides a description of the consent application and the building work.


 

Status

The 'Status' relates to the progress of the building consent or the Code compliance certificate, depending on what stage the building project is at.

Status

Explanation

Approved

The consent has been approved and is ready for collection.

CCC

An application for a code compliance certificate is being processed.

Exempt

The application has been processed and the work has been deemed exempt from needing building consent.

Issued

The consent has been issued to the applicant.

Lapsed

Work was not started within the timeframe for the consent and it has lapsed.

On Hold

The application is awaiting further information.

Pending Payment

The application is ready to lodge however fees have not been paid. Fees must be paid within 24 hours or the application will be rejected.

Processing

The application is being processed.

Refused

The application has been processed and refused.


Tasks 

Tasks are completed at each stage of processing. Completed tasks and the date they were completed are listed.

Code compliance certificate processing - CCC applications will only be processed once the final inspection has taken place and been passed.

Pre-2009 consents

  • Task information for pre-2009 consents may not be complete.
  • Pre-1991 permits do not require CCC.

Tasks

Explanation

'Awaiting Uplift'

Consent is approved and waiting for applicant.

Building Processing
Final Report

Consent processing has finished but admin and scanning needs to be done before the consent is ready to issue.

City Planning - Heritage input

The application relates to the central area and is with a heritage officer for processing.

City Planning - Planning input

The application relates to the central area and is with a planner for processing.

'Create' tasks

An application has been received.

Drainage Processing

The application is with a drainage engineer for processing.

Finalise CCC

Code compliance certificate is prepared for scanning. 

Final Inspection 

Final inspection has been booked. The completed date shown may not be the actual inspection date. It indicates when the inspection process, including administration, is complete. Please contact us if you require further clarification.

Planning

The application is with a planner for processing.

Process CCC

Code compliance certificate application is processing.

Quality Control Audit for COA

The application for a Certificate of acceptance is checked for quality and completeness.

Quality Control Audit for Consent

The application is checked for quality and completeness.

Structural Engineering

The application is with a structural engineer for processing.


Decisions

Shows the most recent decision that has been made on the consent application.

Please note: if the current decision says that the building consent has been issued (Building Consent Issued) but the Status shows as On Hold, this means that a further application has been made - for a CCC - and this is awaiting a decision. Pre-1991 permits do not require CCC.

Current decision

Explanation

Approved for Uplift

The consent has been approved and is pending payment for outstanding fees or development contributions. Before 1991, this was the final decision in the consent process when the consent was issued to the applicant.

Building Code Certificate Issued

Building code certificate has been issued to the applicant.

Building Consent Issued

Consent has been issued to the applicant.

Cancelled

The application has been cancelled.

Certificate for Public Use Issued

Certificate for public use has been issued to the applicant.

Certificate of Acceptance Issued

Certificate of acceptance has been issued to the applicant.

Code Compliance Certificate Issued

Code compliance certificate has been issued to the applicant.

Code Compliance Certificate Withdrawn

The application has been withdrawn by the applicant.

Exempt Building Certificate Issued

The application has been processed and the work has been deemed exempt from needing building consent.

Exemption Granted

Exemption from requirement for building consent granted.

Extension of Time

Extension of time to start or complete work granted.

Interim Building Code Certificate Issued

Interim Building code certificate has been issued to the applicant.

Lapsed

Work was not started within the timeframe for the consent and it has lapsed.

Refused

Building Consent refused as proposed work would not meet Building Code.

Rejected

Rejected as insufficient information received for lodgement. Before 2009, rejected consents would be reinstated using the same building consent number once all required information was received. In these cases the decision would change from Rejected to Approved.

Safe/Sanitary

Issued Safe and sanitary report accepted.

Withdrawn

The application has been withdrawn by the applicant.

 

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