Check if you need a consent to relocate your building
Tirohia mēnā me tono whakaaetanga rānei koe mō te neke i tō whare
You will need a building consent to relocate your building
You will need to apply for a building consent to relocate any building, including moving:
- a new building
- a second hand building
- on the same site
- onto another site.
You might need a resource consent to relocate a building
You may also need to apply for a resource consent if your building is:
- located in a special character area
- subject to historic heritage protection.
View the Auckland Unitary Plan to find out if your building falls into either of these categories.
Check what you need to do before you apply for a resource consent to relocate a building.
You should know
Your building work must:
- comply with the Building Code, even if no building consent is needed
- not damage public service drains if its foundations are close to the pipes.
How to check if you need a consent to relocate a building
Contact us on 09 301 0101.
|Advice before you start||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/ask-for-guidance||Advice before you start||If you are unsure about what you need to know or do before you apply for a building or resource consent, get in touch with us. We're here to help.||aspx|
|Building inspections||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/inspections-building-renovation-work/Pages/building-inspections.aspx||Building inspections||Find out who carries out inspections, who should be present at the inspections and when to book. ||aspx|
|Building consent fees and charges||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-consents/Pages/building-control-fees.aspx||Building consent fees and charges||View fees and charges when applying for a building consent.||aspx|
|Place a third party (safe and sanitary) report on your property file||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-consents/building-certificates-compliance/Pages/place-third-party-safe-sanitary-report-property-file.aspx||Place a third party (safe and sanitary) report on your property file||Find out what a third party report is and how you can place it on your property file. We are not liable for the contents of the report nor any representations made with in the report. ||aspx|
|Apply for a consent to relocate a building||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/relocate-a-building/Pages/apply-for-consent-to-relocate-building.aspx||Apply for a consent to relocate a building||Find out how to apply for a consent to relocate a building.||aspx|
|Altering an existing building||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/make-changes-existing-building/Pages/altering-existing-building.aspx||Altering an existing building||What to do if you intend to alter your existing building.||aspx|