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Licensed Contractors

A Licensed Contractor is an individual who is known by Council to possess the required knowledge, skill and safety awareness to connect to and work on Councils live reticulation networks for: 

  • Water Supply
     
  • Wastewater
     
  • Stormwater 

They are licensed via an approval and monitoring process. Companies that employ a Licensed Contractor are known as Approved Contractors. However, the license is awarded to the individual, not the company.

License Categories 

When engaging a Licensed Contractor, please ensure they possess the appropriate category for the work you want them to undertake. The license categories are:

A – Water Live: 20mm, 25mm and 50mm connections to mains up to and including 150mm internal diameter 
 
B – Water General: All size connections to all size mains 
 
C – Hydrant Use: Permits the use of a fire hydrant 
 
D – Drainage: Manhole entry and all connections to live sewer and stormwater systems

Approved Contractor Companies

List of companies who have Licensed Contractors (16kb xls)

Contact

If you have any questions regarding Licensed Contractors, please contact: 

Graeme Mills

Graeme Mills
graeme.mills@tauranga.govt.nz


Last Reviewed: 04/11/2016