Whakaaetanga whakatū whare me te matawai | Building consents & inspections
If you’re planning any building, alterations or demolition work, read up on your compliance obligations before you start.
Find out when you need building consent.
Apply for a building consent
Use our online service to apply for a building consent, or print a paper application.
Building consents online
Our online system allows you to submit, manage and track a building consent from anywhere, at any time.
How to book a building inspection and what you’ll need.
Commercial and industrial buildings
How to get building consent for work on industrial or commercial buildings, and your responsibilities as a building owner.
Swimming pools and spas
Installing a pool? Make sure you know your legal obligations first.
Building consent complaint process
Here are the steps you can take to file a complaint or appeal about our work relating to building consents.
Building consent fees and payments
Current fees for all Council building services and ways to pay.
Restricted building work and LBPs
Learn what restricted building work is and why you need licensed building practitioners.
Changes to an existing building
If you want to make physical changes to a building or change the way it's used, you need to let us know.