The main checks undertaken during the common types of building inspections carried out by Hurunui, Waimakariri, Christchurch, Selwyn and Ashburton Councils.
For more details of the specific inspections process in your area, select the relevant Council:
Further details are available in our guide to building inspections(external link). This information will be updated regularly when requirements change.
Each building site is unique and will have its own individual requirements so it’s important you read the documents and pay particular attention to any conditions listed on your building consent construction documentation and advice notes.
It is your responsibility to determine if a resource consent is required and, if so, that it has been applied for and approved before any work begins.
All consent documentation must be kept on-site at all times. To help identify your particular site, please ensure adequate signage is in place, especially in remote or rural locations.