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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.
|Application for exemption from building consent requirements base fee (non-refundable, additional charges may apply)||$440|
Apply for a building consent exemption
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.
|Make a change to a building consent||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-consents/making-change-building-consent||Make a change to a building consent||Check if you need a minor variation or an amendment when you need to make a change to your building consent.||aspx||Building consents|
|What is a consent and do I need one?||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/Pages/what-is-consent.aspx||What 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||Building consents
|Owner-builder exemption for restricted building work||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/consent-exemptions/Pages/owner-builder-exemption.aspx||Owner-builder exemption for restricted building work||Before you apply for an owner-builder exemption, make sure you understand what is required.||aspx||Building consents|
|Add a record of exempt building work to a property file||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/consent-exemptions/Pages/add-record-exempt-building-work-property-file.aspx||Add a record of exempt building work to a property file||Find out how to place a record of work you believe to be exempt from a consent, on your property file. ||aspx||Building and consents|
|Building work you can do yourself (DIY)||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/consent-exemptions/Pages/building-work-you-can-do-yourself.aspx||Building work you can do yourself (DIY)||Find out if you need a building consent for your project, or if you can carry out the work without consent. ||aspx||Building consents|
|Restricted building work that needs to be done by a professional||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-consents/Pages/restricted-building-work-done-by-professional.aspx||Restricted building work that needs to be done by a professional||Check if the work you want done needs to be done by a building professional. ||aspx||Building consents|