Skip to main content

Ngā angawā me ngā tāpaetanga ratonga mō ngā tono whakaaetanga

Consent application service offers and timeframes

Processing a consent application

Our standard 20 working day consenting process applies for the majority of consent applications for medium to high complexity residential and commercial projects.

In addition to our standard consenting process, we offer tailored services to meet consenting needs, from simple improvements to large scale and complex developments:

  • streamline service - a fast consenting service for simple projects with a high quality online application
  • qualified partner service - a collaborative partnership approach to consenting between council and developers involved in large programmes of work with a focus on improving quality of applications and build. e.g. standardised, repeat new builds or selected customers with approved assurance plans.
  • premium service - for high complexity projects that will benefit from a higher level of council support and management through the consenting and compliance process.

 Related topics



Requests for further information - building consents for further information - building consentsRead about requests for further information to support a consent application and how long you have to respond.aspxBuilding and consents
Tracking the progress of your consent application the progress of your consent applicationFind out how to track the progress of your consent application.aspxBuilding and consents
Apply for a building consent for a building consentFind out how to apply for a building consent and view the relevant fees. aspxBuilding consents
Master and Dependent building consents and Dependent building consentsA Master and Dependent consent lets you lodge one application for multiple houses or units of a similar design. Learn the necessary criteria and how to apply.aspxBuilding and consents
Consent, licensing and environmental monitoring support for Māori and iwi, licensing and environmental monitoring support for Māori and iwiThis service provides guidance for iwi and Māori who need support with resource consents, building consents, licensing, and environmental monitoring. aspxBuilding and consents Licences and regulations consultation
Prepare your building consent application your building consent applicationFind out what you need to do to prepare your building consent application.aspxBuilding consents