A porch or veranda is a flat platform that runs alongside a house, usually with a roof. They are typically elevated from the ground and made of timber. Answer the questions below and we’ll let you know whether you can go ahead without a building consent.
Porches and verandas are very similar to decks, which typically don’t have roofing. If you want to build a deck instead, see our decks and platforms questionnaire.
Exemption Guidance Document
Refer to Exemption 17 Know the Property
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This tool applies information and rules pertaining to the Building Act 2004 and the Tauranga City Plan. This tool is for general guidance only; any results do not constitute acceptance or agreement by TCC that a building consent is or is not required.
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