The Council has a statutory responsibility to administer the provisions of the Building Act 2004 within prescribed time limits.

Responsibilities include processing applications for building consents, enforcing the provisions of the building code and regulations, processing applications for code compliance certificates, issuing compliance schedules and issuing project information memoranda.

Refer to the Resources & Links sections for links to more building information and resources.

Forms, fees, checklists & guides

All building and planning related application forms, fees, checklists and guides can be viewed and/or downloaded from one place — our Building Toolkit.

View all forms, fees, checklists and guides in the Building Toolkit

Helpful websites

The following websites have been specially developed to help give advice and provide a resource for homeowners who are building a new home, renovating their existing house and so much more.

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Last updated on 12 Sep 2016