What you need to consider when obtaining a building consent for a commercial, public or multi-residential building.
Whether your build is simple or complex it is important to understand the consent process and how it protects people and property.
Most buildings that are commercial, public or multi-unit residential have additional requirements to make sure they remain safe to use once the building work is complete.
When applying for a multi residential, industrial or commercial building consent, please include and carefully complete these forms:
Other forms you will require if the items listed below are included in your application:
Section 72 of the Building Act 2004 is concerned with building on land which is subject to a range of natural hazards, such as flooding, slippage, erosion. There are difficulties in building on such hazardous land for both the owner and the Council. Refer to Building on land subject to a natural hazard for more information.