Do I need a building consent?

If you are carrying out building work you may need to apply for a building consent.

Here are some examples of work that requires consent:

  • Any structural building including new buildings, additions, alterations, accessory buildings (sheds), and re-piling
  • Plumbing and drainage
  • Heating (fireplaces), ventilation and air conditioning systems

Siteworks for a building:

  • Retaining walls higher than 1.5 metres, or retaining walls with a building or driveway near the top
  • Fences higher than 2.5 metres and any swimming pool fence
  • Swimming pools
By | 2020-04-17T04:15:07+00:00 April 17th, 2020|