Auckland Design Manual
Te Puka Hoahoa mō Tāmaki Makaurau
Building and developing is a complicated process. The Auckland Design Manual explains the importance of good design and helps people understand how to achieve a good design outcome for their project.
What is the Auckland Design Manual?
The Auckland Design Manual is a free guide to support you through the design concept and development phase of your project.
The guide sits alongside the Auckland Unitary Plan.
When and how to use the Auckland Design Manual
The Auckland Design Manual can support you at the key stages in your development process:
There are resources to suit every stage of your design development, such as:
- inspirational case studies
- residential design guides
- interpreting residential statutory standards guides.
|Building and renovation projects||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects||Building and renovation projects||Building and renovation project guides that can help you find out if you need a consent for your project and how to apply for one in case you have to. ||aspx|
|Check if you need a consent||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/understanding-building-consents-process/check-if-need-consent||Check if you need a consent||Step two: Check if you need consent for your project and whether you need a professional to carry out the work.||aspx|
|Engage a professional to help with your project ||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/understanding-building-consents-process/start-with-an-idea/Pages/engage-professional-help-with-project.aspx||Engage a professional to help with your project ||The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) website has information about getting professional help to prepare your resource consent application. ||aspx|
|What can I do in my zone?||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/understanding-building-consents-process/start-with-an-idea/Pages/what-can-do-zone.aspx||What can I do in my zone?||Find out how to check your property zone and the different activities allowed in your zone.||aspx|