Last Modified: 15 January 2013
Land Information New Zealand | www.linz.govt.nz
Department of Building and Housiing | www.dbh.govt.nz
The Council has a statutory responsibility to administer the provisions of the Building Act 2004 and
the Building Amendment Act 2005, within prescribed time limits.
Responsibilities include processing applications for building consents, enforcing the provisions of
the building code and regulations, code compliance certificates and compliance schedules and
issuing project and land information memoranda.
New Zealand Homeowners Building GuideThe following New Zealand Homeowner’s Building Guides have been specially written to help give
advice and provide a resource for homeowners who are building a new home or building
renovations to their existing house.
Visit the NZ Homeowners Building Guide website for information and advice on NZ building codes,
building suppliers, building advice and so much more!