Building consent applications require either a DEPOSIT or SET FEE to be paid at time of lodging the application. In the case of a deposit being required, costs over and above the deposit will be charged after the consent has been processed and fees calculated. The consent will not be released until any outstanding fees are paid.
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Deposits listed are with full cost recovery at 1 July 2016
|Property Information Memorandum (PIMs)||Deposit $125 with full cost recovery|
|Marquee / temporary building/ demolition||Set Fee $200|
|Spaceheater – Freestanding||Set Fee $400|
|Spaceheater – Inbuilt||Set Fee $500|
|Minor Alterations (<$20,000) eg remove internal wall, install shower||Deposit $380 with full cost recovery|
|Minor Work (<$20,000) Garage/Shed/Carport/Conservatory/Repile||Deposit $480 with full cost recovery|
|New work/Alterations (>$20,000) but not major construction/Multi-Proof Consents||Deposit $700 with full cost recovery|
|New Major Construction eg. Dwelling, commercial building||Deposit $2,500 with full cost recovery|
|Administration Fee – All||$120|
|Inspection Fee (per inspection)||$125|
|Processing of Consent Applications||$125 per hour|
|Code Compliance Certificate||$120|
|Compliance Schedule – where required||$120|
|Exempt Building Work||Deposit $150.00 with full cost recovery|
|Waiver request form||$150|
Levy Fees are payable on consent of a value in excess of $20,000
|Department of Building and Housing (as set by statute)||$2.01 per $1,000 or part thereof|
|BRANZ (as set by statute)||$1.00 per $1,000 or part thereof|
Building Consent Authority Levy (BCA) – applicable by value
|$10,000 – $20,000||$125.00|
|$20,000 – $49,999||$225.00|
|$50,000 – $99,999||$425.00|
|$100,000 – $199,999||$850.00|
|$200,000 – $349,999||$1,250.00|
|$350,000 – $499,999||$1,750.00|
Any costs over and above the deposit will be invoiced after the consent has been processed. The consent will not be released until any outstanding fees are paid.
|Land Information Memorandum (LIM)||minimum fee of $250|
|Building Compliance Certificate (Sale of Liquor)||Flat Fee of $50|
|Inspection and reports on unauthorised work||$125 per hour|
|Swimming Pool Fence Inspections (first free, subsequent inspections charged fee)||$125 per inspection|
|Field/Service/Site Inspection||$125 per hour|
|Building Information||$125 per hour|
|Notices to Fix||$125 per hour|
|Annual Administration Fee for Compliance Schedule (includes Audit if required)||$120|
|Design/Peer Review plus specific inspections by Specialist External Contractors||Full cost recovery|
|Certificates for Public Use||$30.00 administration fee $125.00 per hour processing fee|
|Amendment of Consents||$30.00 administration fee $125.00 per hour processing fee|
|Building Consent – Extension of time fee||$25.00|
|Registration Costs (Titles) Section 73, 77 and 83 of the Building Act Administration/Preparation of Signed Certificate *Plus Registration Costs to DLR as set by Land Information NZ||$66.50|
|Certificate of Acceptance – The full cost of processing a Certificate of Acceptance based on inspection and processing fees plus the full fee, charges and/or levies that would have been payable had the owner or the owners predecessor in title applied for a building consent before carrying out the building work. (Refer Sec 97 Building Act 2004).|
Customer Services staff will be unable to accept any building consent applications that do not contain all of the required documentation and/or are not accompanied by the deposit fee.
Any applications received by mail also need to be accompanied by the deposit fee.
If you have any further queries, please contact our Customer Services Team on 788 9111.
A printable version of the Fees and Charges above is available here: Fee & Charges