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The building consent fees and charges outlined below are lodgement fees only. They represent the maximum fee to be charged at the time of application for building consent.

However, the quality of information, size and complexity of a project will dictate the actual amount to be charged which may be less or more than stated below.

Once the building consent has been approved the balance of the fees will need to be paid in full upon collection of the consent.

Please note that your final building consent fees may also include development contributions.

All fees listed below are inclusive of GST.

Building Consent Lodgement Fees (non refundable)

as at 01/07/2014

Please note: lodgement fees can only paid by cash, cheque or credit card (not internet banking).

 

Residential Dwellings

Alterations/Additions ($10,000 and under)
does not cover Cert. of Acceptance, Safe & Sanitary, or Solid Fuel Heater applications)

$300.00

Alterations/Additions (over $10,000) 
does not cover Cert. of Acceptance, Safe & Sanitary, or Solid Fuel Heater applications)

$500.00

New dwellings

$1,000.00

Multi unit developments (greater than three units) - (initial lodgement only - portion may be refunded if actual costs incurred are less than lodgement fee)

$1,500.00

Transportable dwellings

$500.00

Solar Heating installation (balance to be rate funded)

$260.00

Commercial / Industrial

Additions and alterations

$500.00 

New buildings

 $1,500.00

PIM only

 

PIM lodgement fee - Residential

$400.00

PIM lodgement fee - Commercial

$498.00

Other Building Consent Charges

Issue Building Consent

$120.00

Issue PIM or Advice Note $142.00
Issue Code Compliance Certificate $90.00
  • Building Code Plan Processing Fee @ $187 per hour
  • Inspection Fees @ 125 each.

Process PIM/ Plan Development Engineering Assessment for Residential

$259.00
Process PIM/Development Engineering Assessment for  for Commercial $356.00

Other Building Consent Charges could include:

  • Asset Bond $770 or $1550 with Inspection Fees of either $215 or $310 
     
  • Water/Drainage Connection Applications $130
     
  • Value based Government levies for work $20,000 and over.
     
  • Earthworks Monitoring for work over 100m2 $190

Last Reviewed: 01/07/2014

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Residential

Commercial

Freestanding solid fuel heaters $346 $346
Inbuilt solid fuel heaters  $471 $471
Marquees $346 $346
Sewer/drainage  $346

N/A- has to be full consent 

Removal/Demolition (includes refundable bond $1,331 $2,111 


Last Reviewed: 08/07/2014

Other Building Charges:

as at 01/07/2013

For an inspection as requested by a client and the project is not ready for inspection:
Inspections

$125.00

For a general inspection not requiring a specific certificate

$125.00

For an inspection requiring specific certification requested by an owner (ie, lifts, electrical, ventilation, fire alarms, etc)

Charges based on an hourly rate

Where in any particular case, a charge is inadequate to enable Council to recover its actual and reasonable costs in respect of the matter concerned, Council may require payment of an additional charge.  
Safety and Health Assessment of non-consented building works (Safe & Sanitary)

$250.00

NZ Fire Service Review Unit Charges

Actual Cost


Last Reviewed: 04/07/2014

Code Compliance Certificate Charges

as at 01/07/2014

Issue certificate only

$90.00

Additional copy of certificate

No charge


Last Reviewed: 04/07/2014

LIM Report Fees

as at 01/07/2013

Residential

10 working day service

$219.00

5 working day service

$326.00

Commercial and Industrial

10 working day service

$219.00


Last Reviewed: 24/01/2014

Compliance schedule fees

Schedule application base fee

$107.00

Plus fee per feature identified in Schedule

$27.00

Issue additional copy of Compliance Schedule

$15.00

Building Warrant of Fitness site audit

$165.00

Process Building Warrant of Fitness

$92.00

Amendment to Compliance Schedule

$58.00

Plus fee per feature removed/added

$27.00


Last Reviewed: 24/01/2014