From 31 August 2020 new types of building consent exemptions will be added to the Building Act.
Updated building consent exemptions
Our building consent system allows you to submit, manage and track applications for both building consents and code compliance certificates. Apply now.
Information about changes which affect building consents.
About building consents, the requirements, and the processes.
Information, forms, guides and checklists to apply for a consent.
The process Council undertakes when it accepts your application for consent.
What inspections may be required for a building consent, how to book an inspection and obtaining a code compliance certificate.
Frequently asked questions about building consents.
Fees and levies for building consents.
Some building work does not require a building consent.
Handy online form to request a geotechnical report.
Unhappy about a decision made by us as the Building Consent Authority? Here are the steps you can take to file a complaint or appeal.