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Request an exemption from needing a building consent​

When you could get an exemption

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 from needing a building consent.

To be considered for an exemption, the building work must not have started.

Exemption application fees

Read fee table.
DescriptionFee
Application for exemption from building consent requirements base fee (non-refundable, additional charges may apply)$440

Apply for a building consent exemption

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​Apply for exemption

We only accept online applications for this service. If you are unable to apply digitally, visit one of our service centres for assistance in making your online application.

Call us on 09 301 0101 to speak with our building and planning help desk if you have questions regarding your application.


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