At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.
Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.
Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.
For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section
To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland
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Alert Online applications accepted
Our staff are continuing to work remotely, and online services are still available.
We will process building consent and code compliance certificate applications digitally (no hardcopies), and grant and issue them.
Any hardcopy applications received immediately prior to lockdown will be digitised and processed only at Level 2 or lower. We encourage applicants who want a faster service to re-submit through our digital portal.
All building warrants of fitness applications will be accepted and processed digitally.
Pre-application meetings are only available by phone or online conferencing. Free advice meetings by phone and video conferencing only.
Vehicle Crossing applications will be processed digitally and can be emailed to
Producer Statement registration and renewals will be processed digitally and can be emailed to
IQP applications will be processed digitally and can be emailed to
BWOF applications will be processed digitally and can be emailed to
apply for a new building consent online.
Breaking down the building consent process into 10 steps.
View fees and charges when applying for a building consent.
Find out what you need to do to prepare your building consent application.
Find out how to apply for a building consent and view the relevant fees.
A CCC is a formal statement confirming we are satisfied on reasonable grounds that all building work has been completed in accordance with the building consent we issued for your project.
A building consent alone is not enough to legally complete a project. You may need some of these related certificates or compliance checks.
Find out how to notify us of Licensed Building Practitioners (LBPs) doing, or supervising, your restricted building work.
Check if the work you want done needs to be done by a building professional.
Check if you need a minor variation or an amendment when you need to make a change to your building consent.
When you submit a producer statement, it helps us decide if your building work complies with the NZ Building Code.
Use our form to report faulty building work.
If you want to appeal a building consent decision, you can apply for a determination through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).
Buildings built from modular components, such as shipping containers, are an increasingly popular option for commercial and residential use.
A National Multiple-Use Approval (NMU) is a statement that a set of plans and specifications for a building complies with the Building Code. They are also known as a Multi-Proof.
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