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Consent exemptions

If the building work you want to do does need a building consent, but it is minor or low risk, we can consider granting you an exemption.

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Building and renovation projectshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projectsBuilding and renovation projectsGuides to help you find out if you need a consent for your project, including; decks, fences, garages, sheds, gazebos, pools, re-clad work, heating, sleepouts, home renovations, water tanks and more.aspx
Advice before you starthttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/ask-for-guidanceAdvice before you startIf 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
What is a consent and do I need one?https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/Pages/what-is-consent.aspxWhat is a consent and do I need one?Find out what a resource consent and a building consent are, and how to check if you need one.aspx
Why we have building and planning ruleshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/ask-for-guidance/Pages/building-planning-rules.aspxWhy we have building and planning rulesHow we ensure all significant building work is safe, durable, sustainable, and poses no health and safety risks to users.aspx
How we assess your resource consent applicationhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/resource-consents/receive-decision-resource-consent/Pages/how-we-assess-your-resource-consent-application.aspxHow we assess your resource consent applicationFind out how we process your resource consent application and how long it can take.aspx
How we assess your building consent applicationhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-consents/prepare-building-consent-application/Pages/assess-building-consent-application.aspxHow we assess your building consent applicationFind out what steps are involved in processing your building consent application.aspx