Building consents

We're responsible for issuing building consents within Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

Code compliance certificates:


Building consents:

  • Vetting applications: within four working days
  • Start processing a residential application: within 15 working days
  • Start processing a commercial application: within five working days

April 2024 statutory processing timeframes – within 20 working days:

  • Residential: 90.6% – May to date 89.5%
  • Commercial: 70.7% – May to date 67.8%

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