If you are planning to carry out major excavations, filling, or earthworks on your property, you are likely to need a resource consent.
Every residential unit in a Residential zone, or building in a commercial or industrial zone is required to have access to sufficient water supply.
Find the specific floor level heights for your property that will be considered as part of any building consent.
Resource consent is required from Council for alterations to, or demolition of heritage items in the Christchurch City or Banks Peninsula District Plans.
The Council and Environment Canterbury have worked together to develop a streamlined consent process for residential land repair.
Relocating an existing building to a new site within the city in most cases, will require resource consent.
The rules around the placement of signs can be complex and various consents and permits may be necessary.
Trees are a major part of the city’s character and amenity. There are city plan rules to protect a number of the city’s most significant trees.
Various Resource Management Act rules and processes have been streamlined for businesses and residents relocating to temporary accommodation.
A vehicle crossing is the section of driveway from the front of the property boundary to the roadway. It is possible to widen or relocate your vehicle crossing.
Building and earthworks on contaminated land (HAIL land) may require resource consent from the Council or Environment Canterbury or both.