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Engage a professional to help with your consent application or project

It's really important to get the right people involved in your project.

​Professionals who can help you

To prepare your application, you need to get help from a professional where appropriate:

If you're undertaking a complex project, we recommend you seek advice early in the process. Contact us for pre-application guidance.

Further information

Visit the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment website to read about the skills and expertise of design professionals, and finding the right professional for your project.


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What can I do in my zone?https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/Pages/what-can-do-zone.aspxWhat can I do in my zone?Find out how to check your property zone and the different activities allowed in your zone. Includes information on different housing zones.aspxPlanning zones
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Free advice before submitting a consent applicationhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/ask-for-guidance/Pages/free-advice-consent-application.aspxFree advice before submitting a consent applicationGet 15 minutes of free advice to check if your project needs consents or permits.aspxBuilding and consents
Pre-application guidancehttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/ask-for-guidance/Pages/pre-application-guidance.aspxPre-application guidanceFind out what our pre-application guidance includes, how to request it, and what happens after you do.aspxBuilding and consents
Technical guidance documentshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-consents/prepare-building-consent-application/Pages/technical-guidance-documents.aspxTechnical guidance documentsA collection of documents written to provide guidance and instruction on a range of specialty subjects.aspxBuilding and consents