Submission of commercial building consents

Applications can be complex. Council recommends you engage a professional to help with the design work and drawings.

Referral to Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ)

Some building consents require referral to FENZ.  Please see the Gazette article for details.

How to make an appointment for further advice

For commercial projects over $50,000 and/or a change of use, a pre-application meeting will be required a minimum of three weeks before the submission of the building consent.

Please phone 03 546 0200 if you would like to make an appointment to speak to the Duty Building Officer.

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Processing building consents

Certificate for public use