Apply for a building consent to install a solar or heat pump water heating
E tono whakaaetanga mō te whakauru pūrere ā-papa hopu ngao o te rā me ngā papu whakawera wai
What you should know before you apply for a building consent to install a solar or heat pump water heating
We recommend that the supplier or installer of the appliance completes and submits the application on your behalf.
You will need to supply a letter authorising the installer to act on your behalf with the application.
After your device has been installed, your installer will also need to provide a completed producer statement construction (PS3) Solar or heat pump water heating.
Solar and heat pump water heating building consent fee
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|Subsidised fee for solar or heat pump water heating devices installed by an approved installer offering a producer statement||$254|
|Solar or heat pump water heating devices installed by a person who is not an approved installer (includes one inspection)|
$254 plus inspection deposit fee of $162
** The installer must be listed on our producer statement authors register.
How to apply for a building consent to install solar and heat pump water heating system
For more information on how to apply see:
Upload the completed AC1017 Lodgement checklist: Water heater (solar or heat pump)
You will need to login to complete the online application and pay by Visa, MasterCard or Account2Account (bank transfer).
Solar or heat pump water heating
Send the completed application form, supporting documents and cheque payment to:
Private Bag 92300
service centres nearest to the address of your project, and pay by:
Bring the completed application form and supporting documents to the
- MasterCard or Visa (A convenience fee of 1.75 per cent of your payment amount applies).
What happens next
We process the solar water heating applications within 20 working days.
We will let you know the decision by email and post.