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Apply for a common access way approval

E tono ohiatanga urunga ngātahi

How to apply for a common access way approval

 By post

Download and complete the forms.

Send your application form, supporting documents and cheque payment to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

 In person

​Download and complete the forms.

Bring your application form and supporting documents to one of our service centres (nearest to the address of your project), and pay by:

  • cash
  • cheque
  • Eftpos
  • MasterCard or Visa (A convenience fee of 1.75 per cent of your payment amount applies).

​Common access way application fee

Read fee table.
Service Fee
Approval of engineering works (major) and consent to drainage works - construction of private drains through adjoining premises of works on private land$1500
Approval of engineering works (minor) and common access way$600

Our tip

You may have to pay for additional costs or receive a refund where appropriate.

What happens next

We process common access way approval within 20 working days unless additional information if required.

We will let you know the decision by email or post.