OBTAINING A BUILDING CONSENT
You will need to apply to your local Council for a building consent if you intend to carry out any building or construction work, as defined in the BUILDING ACT 2004
We provide you with a direct link to the Building Act 2004 below.
We provide you with a direct link . . . .
We also provide you with a direct link to the Government legislation site where you can look up ALL Acts of Parliament and Regulations and Rules. An Act is also known as a Statute. A Regulation is also sometimes known as a Rule. This Government legislation site is still going through some teething problems. But you will be able to access all legislation and find specific Acts and Rules and individual sections.
Local & Private Acts
For a very helpful link, visit the Website of Land Information New Zealand through our direct link below. We repeat the link for your convenience at the bottom of this page.
. . . . LINZ Website
WHEN IS A BUILDING CONSENT REQUIRED ?
Building or construction work that requires a building consent includes the following: