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Auckland Council

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 (deposit plus additional charges where applicable)$440

Apply for a building consent exemption

 By post

Send your completed application form cheque payment to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

 In person

Bring your completed application form to any one of our service centres and pay by:

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

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