Residential and housing

Decks and fencing

Your rights and responsibilities if you are wanting to build a deck or fence on your property.

Home occupations

Information about specific planning requirements if you are wanting to work from home.

Minor residential units and family flats

Information about specific planning requirements if you are wanting to build an additional small residential unit on your residential zoned property.

Older person's housing units

Information about specific building consent requirements if you are building for older persons housing (OPH).

Residential intensification

The rules promote infill housing and intensification as a way of quickly increasing the availability of residential accommodation, without changing the overall character of residential areas.

Tiny houses

Information on building codes, zoning and consent issues for tiny houses.