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Install wall insulation

Whakauruhia he puru ārai mātao ki ngā pātū

Check if you need a consent

You will need to apply for a building consent if you're installing insulation in:

  • an external wall
  • an internal wall that is a fire separation wall.

You don't need a building consent or a resource consent for any other insulation projects.

Our tip

If you need help to determine if an internal wall is a fire separation wall, contact us.

​Place a record of exempt work on your property file

Your building work must comply with the Building Code, even if no building consent is needed.

You can place a record of work you believe to be exempt, on your property file.

 ​In person

Bring the completed AC2111 Record of exempt building work form and supporting documents to one of our service centres (nearest to the address of your property), and pay by:

  • cash
  • cheque
  • Eftpos
  • MasterCard or Visa.

 By post

Send the completed AC2111 Record of exempt building work form, supporting documents and cheque payment to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

Fee for placing a record of exempt work on your property file


Read fee table.
Service Fee
Receiving third party reports or any other information to place on a property file$196

​Installations without building consent

In order to verify that the installed items are safe to be used and complies with the New Zealand Building Code, you will need to: