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Start with an idea

Tīmata me te whakaaro

Step one: Start with an idea. Draw a few sketches, do your research and engage a professional to help with your plans and provide advice.

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Ask for guidancehttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/understanding-building-consents-process/ask-for-guidanceAsk for guidanceStep three: If you are unsure about what you need to know or do before you apply for a building or resource consent, get in touch with us. We're here to help.aspx
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Request advice to make your home healthy and energy efficienthttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/sustainability-eco-design/create-healthy-energy-efficient-home/Pages/get-advice.aspxRequest advice to make your home healthy and energy efficientGet advice from our eco-design advisor on how to create a warmer, drier and more sustainable home.aspx