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Fees & Charges

The fees and charges relating to building consents are set out in Council’s Fees and Charges Schedule.  The charges relate to all applications.

Full list of Fees and Charges (216kb pdf)

Please note that all lodgement fees are deposits unless otherwise stated.  All deposits are non-refundable. 

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.

Development contributions

Building Consent Lodgement Fees (non refundable)

as at 01/07/2015

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

 

Residential Dwellings

Alterations/Additions ($10,000 and under)

$300.00

Alterations/Additions (over $10,000) 

$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/Territorial Authority Assessment

 

PIM/Territorial Authority Assessment lodgement fee - Residential and Commercial

$500.00

Other Building Consent Charges

Issue Building Consent

$120.00

Issue Code Compliance Certificate $90.00
  • Building Code Plan Processing Fee @ $187 per hour
  • Site Inspection Fees @ $125 per 0.5 hours

Other Building Consent Charges could include:

  • Asset Bond $770 or $1550 with Inspection Fees of either $220 or $317 
     
  • Water/Drainage Connection inspections $133
     
  • Value based Government levies for work $20,000 and over.
     
  • Earthworks Monitoring for work over 100m2 $194

Last Reviewed: 21/07/2015

Other Building Charges:

as at 01/07/2015

 

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: 28/07/2015

Code Compliance Certificate Charges

as at 01/07/2015

 

Issue certificate only

$90.00

Additional copy of certificate

No charge


Last Reviewed: 28/07/2015

LIM Report Fees

How much does it cost for a LIM?


Last Reviewed: 10/07/2015

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