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Building consents

The information in this section relates to how to get a building consent, and related certificates and approvals. There is a link to the resource consent section at the bottom of the page.


There are legislative changes pending on building consents for; sleepouts, awnings, carports, solar panels, porches, verandas, pizza ovens and other outdoor fireplaces. For more information, see the MBIE website.

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Resource consents consentsFind information on types of resource consents, how to apply, subdivisions, fees, earthworks, access ways, water permits, road naming, appeals, conditions, ongoing monitoring and more.aspx
Resource consent fees and deposits (plus Notice of Requirement and Private Plan Change) consent fees and deposits (plus Notice of Requirement and Private Plan Change)Find out how much it will cost to apply for a resource consent application.aspx