Requirements for specific building projects that you may need to get a building consent for.
Guidance for gaining building consent if your project includes: a single stand-alone dwelling; an accessory building such as a garage, car port, gazebo or shed; a deck or retaining wall.
Guidance when obtaining a building consent for a commercial, public or multi-residential building.
If you need to demolish, remove or relocate a building you may require building or resource consents.
Sections 7 and 71-74 of the Building Act 2004 are concerned with building on land subject to a range of natural hazards, like flooding, slippage and erosion.
The staging of building work can be beneficial for both the owner and the Council.
If you are building a temporary business accommodation unit you are likely to have to apply for a building consent.
Information about building consent requirements to convert a residential garage or building into a habitable space (sleepout).
An owner who intends to change the use of a building must give notice in writing to the Council.
Information on building codes, zoning and consent issues for tiny houses.