In addition to completing the standard application form for a building consent, you must supply support documentation and specifications relevant to your project.
The application checksheets below detail all the information you must include with your application. The Council will not accept incomplete applications.
All forms and checksheets are available for download or print from the links below.
Checksheet: Single Residential Dwelling and Accessory Building - Form 333
Includes single stand-alone dwellings, additions and/or alterations, re-piling, garages, decks, gazebos, sheds, retaining walls etc.
Checksheet: Multi Residential, Industrial or Commercial Buildings - Form 337
Includes single stand-along dwellings, additions and/or alterations, re-piling, garages, decks, gazebos, sheds, retaining walls etc.
Checksheet: Minor Works - Form 336
Includes freestanding/inbuilt fires, and minor plumbing and drainage works.
All new wastewater (sewer) connections, whether for a new or existing property or subdivision must complete the application form below.
Water Demand Management Declaration of Compliance Form 164
Complete this form along with Form 256a, 256b or 443 for a new residential or relocated dwelling application.
Water supply connection/alteration form 159
This form is to be used when applying for a new water supply connection or when applying for an alteration to an existing water supply connection.
Advice of Licensed Building Practitioner(s) - Form 134
Owner must notify names of licensed building practitioners before restricted building work commences
Use these checklists to help you complete the Building Consent application forms. They also list the documents you will need to supply to the Council.
Checksheet: Temporary Buildings - Form 334
Includes marquees, stages over 1m in height, grandstand seating etc.
All documents are available for download or print from the links below.
The Building Consent Authority welcomes feedback from customers. We want to hear from you if you feel dissatisfied with any part of our service related to building consent processing, or inspection and issuing Code Compliance Certificates.
If you are unhappy with a technical decision made by us about your building consent please refer the matter to MBIE for a Determination. www.building.govt.nz/resolving-problems/resolution-options/determinations/