Apply for a land information memorandum (LIM) from the Christchurch City Council.

A land information memorandum (LIM) is a document issued (at your request and on payment of a fee) by a territorial authority such as the Christchurch City Council. Anyone may apply for a LIM which contains information on any land within the territorial authority district. 

You can monitor the progress of your LIM [PDF, 81 KB]. For further information or enquiries about filling in this form, please phone (03) 941 8999.

This application is for a:

Our standard LIMs can take up to 10 working days to process.

Our 'fast track' LIMs are processed within 5 working days or less and incur a higher fee(external link) than a standard LIM application. 

If you have a pre-existing standard LIM application in progress and now want to change this to a Fast Track LIM please submit the details on our online Cancel or upgrade a LIM application form.

Applicant details
The property

You can find these legal descriptions in a rates search(external link) if you search for the property. Alternatively visit Land Information NZ(external link) for land title information.

Property use
Payment options


Fast track / Internet banking
Once you receive your invoice, Fast track and internet banking payments can be made to account 02 0800 0044765 03. Please reference the application number and invoice number at time of payment.

In person
Payment can be made by cash, EFTPOS, cheque or Visa/Mastercard credit card at any Council service centre(external link)

Post
Cheques can be posted to: LIM Applications, Christchurch City Council, PO Box 73013, Christchurch 8154.

Phone
We will contact you at the phone number you supplied to arrange your credit card payment (VISA/Mastercard).

My preferred method of payment is
My preferred method of payment for a fast track LIM is

Once you receive an invoice, internet banking payments can be made. Please reference the application number and invoice number at time of payment.

Once you receive an invoice, internet banking payments can be made to account