Services

A - Z council services and facilities

You can locate some of our facilities and services here.

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Beaches

  The Kāpiti Coast coastline is approximately 40 kilometres long.  As well as being the location for significant urban development, our beautiful beaches are an important community asset with many unique characteristics and natural qualities.  

Biodiversity

Image: Pingao and Spinifex growing happily on the dunes at Waimeha Estuary, Waikanae . Biodiversity refers to the variety of living plants and animals on land, in fresh water and in the sea. Kāpiti has an attractive natural environment with a diverse...

Building

Council's Building team can help you with a range of building needs and requirements including: building consent applications and amendments project information memoranda (PIMs) building and plumbing inspections code compliance certificate applications...

Building Consent - Application Requirements

When you apply for a building consent you need to supply detailed information, documentation and a fee based on the value of the project. The following is essential reading for anyone planning a building project or applying for a consent: A Guide to...

Building Consent - Forms and Checklists

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...

Building Consent - Guidelines

If you’re planning any construction, demolition or alteration work, you probably need to obtain a building consent before the work begins. Some work may also require resource and earthworks consents, and vehicle access approval. A building consent...

Building Warrant of Fitness

Property owners are responsible for the safety and sanitation of their buildings. Certain systems and features such as fire alarms, lifts and air-conditioning require ongoing monitoring and maintenance. Where a compliance schedule has been issued for a...