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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 (241kb pdf)

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 Cost Estimates 2016

Basic 3 bedroom dwelling based at $300000 with 6 hours plan processing and 14 inspections $6965.70
Development Contributions $8605.00
  $15570.70
   
Basic 2 bedroom dwelling based at $220000 with 3 hours plan processing and 12 inspections $5676.90
Development contributions         $5593.00
  $11269.90
   
Basic 1 bedroom dwelling based at $130000 with 2.5 hours plan processing and 10 inspections $4987.00
Development contributions $4302.00
  $9289.00
   
Freestanding Solid Fuel Heaters 1 inspection only) $401.75
   
Inbuilt Solid Fuel Heaters  2 inspections $546.75

 

Other building consent fees (non refundable)

as at 01/07/2016

Building Consent Extension of time 
(To commence building work under a building consent)
 
Residential $95.00
Commercial $154.00
Building Consent Cancellation Fee $165.00
Amended Plans initial deposit only.(plus hourly charge fees as applicable).  
Amended building Consent, Applications –project Value up to $19,999 $320.00
Amended building Consent, Applications –project Value up to$20,000 to $99,999  $570.00
Amended building Consent, Applications –project Value up to $100,000 and over $900.00
Certificate of Acceptance Application (current Building Consent fees will also be charged in addition to the application fee)   
Residential (Non- refundable COA fee, plus normal BC fees) $650.00
Commercial (Non- refundable COA fee, plus normal  BC fees) $850.00
PIM Lodgement Fees (Deposit only if in processing, the PIM exceeds the deposit then, additional actual time will be charged at the appropriate hourly rate listed above)  
Residential $500
Commercial $665
Transportable Dwellings $500
Solar Heater - Installation only $260

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: 31/03/2017

Other Building Charges:

as at 01/07/2016

Site Inspections  
Residential $145./0.5hrs 
Commercial $185./0.5hrs
Building Inspections same day cancellation (each). $140.00
Neighbouring property building site damage inspection: (damage caused by building site construction activity or unconsented work).  $82.00 call out fee, plus $202/hr
Building Other Charges  
NZ Fire Service Review Unit Charges Actual Cost 
Development Engineering Assessment  
Crossing/Services $150.00/hr
Site/Hazards $150.00/hr
Engineering Site Inspections $150.00/hr
Review of Geotechnical Report Actual cost

Last Reviewed: 28/03/2017

Code Compliance Certificate Charges

as at 01/07/2016

 

Code Compliance Certificate (new) plus hourly charge fees as applicable).  
Project value up to $19,999 $128.00
Project value $20,000 to $99,999 $328.00
Project value $100,000 to $499,999 $481.50
Project value $500,000 and over $878.00
Code Compliance Certificate (over 5 years old) (Non- refundable CCC fee, in addition to CCC project value fees, plus hourly charge fees as applicable). $660
Decision to refuse Code Compliance. (Plus hourly charge fees as applicable). $60.00

Last Reviewed: 01/07/2016

LIM Report Fees

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Last Reviewed: 01/07/2016

Compliance schedule fees

Compliance Schedule (plus hourly charge fees as applicable).  
Schedule Application Base Fee $112.00
Plus Fee per Feature Identified in Schedule $27.00
Building Warrant of Fitness Site Audit per hour $165.00
Expired BWOF charge $165.00
Non- compliance (Notice to fix charge) $165.00
Process Building Warrant of Fitness $92.00
Amendment to Compliance Schedule $100.00
Annual BWOF renewal one specified system $90.00 
Annual BWOF renewal two or more specified systems $135.00

Last Reviewed: 01/07/2016