Building Control Fees

Building Control Fees

All charges are 15% GST inclusive. Effective 1 July 2018

Project category

Consent fees 

All consents are charged an additional accreditation fee of $46

 1

Minor works
(Category 1 level 1) 

  • Solid fuel heaters
  • Plumbing or drainage
  • Demolition
  • Garden shed (up to 20 m2)
  • Solar heating panels
  • Marquees
  • Installation of basic warning system
$370
 2

Minor building works
(Category 1 level 2)

  • Carports
  • Para pools and equivalent type
  • Decks/pergolas
  • Shade sails/archgolas
  • Retaining walls
$550
 3

Standard buildings (non-habitable)
(Category 1 level 1)

  • Garages
  • Haybarns
  • Implement sheds
  • Concrete masonry swimming pools
  • Conservatories
$629
 4

Structures
(Category 2 or 3)

  • Bridges
  • Reservoirs
  • Dams
  • Tanks
  • Retaining walls
 At cost per hour
 5

Detached habitable buildings with no plumbing or drainage
(Category 1 level 1)

  • Sleepout
  • Alterations and additions up to 30 m2
  • Cowshed extensions
 $995
 6

Detached Habitable Buildings with Plumbing and Drainage
(Category 1 level 1)

  • Sleepout with toilet and shower
    Alterations and Additioanls up to 30 m2
 $1425
 7

Alterations and additions up to 60 m2
(Category 1 level 2)

Other new buildings up to 60 m2, eg industrial workshop, commercial office (excludes dwellings)

$1890
8 Dairy sheds
(Category 1 level 2)
$1180
9 Re-sited/Transportable dwellings
(Category 1 level 2)
$810
10 Dwelling single  storey up to 100 m2
(Category 1 level 2)
$1940
11 Dwelling single storey up to 250 m2
(Category 1 level 2)
$2415
12 Dwelling single storey in excess of 250 m2
(Category 1 level 2)
$2520
13 Dwelling two storey or more up to 250 m2
(Category 2)
$2985
14 Dwelling two storey or more in excess of 250 m2
(Category 2)
$3755
15 Small commercial/industrial up to 300 m2
(Category 1 level 2)
$3225
16 Commercial/industrial in excess of 300 m2
(Category 2 or 3)
At cost per hour
17

Multi use consents

  • Dwellings
  • Other buildings

 

$1795
$540

18 Compliance schedules (new and amendments) $345
19 Section 77 Building Act 2004 Certificate for construction over two allotments Actual legal costs
20 Section 73 Building Act 2004 Notice when building on land subject to a natural hazard Actual legal costs
21 Building warrant of fitness audit $170
22 Variations (amendments) $170

23

Certificate for Public Use $345
24 Certficate of Acceptance $170 per hour plus
Building Consent Fees
25 Peer review Cost plus 10%
26 Second hand building report and inspection - 
Additional travel costs apply to inspections outside the district at 80c per km
$405
27 Pool inspections $170
28 Pool fence exemptions $630
29 Notice to fix $270
30 Exempt building work $61
31 Extension of time $170

 

Note - Additional fees may apply

  1. All fees stated are inclusive of GST.
  2. The above fees are building consent fees only. You may incur additional fees for planning and engineering approval, if required.
  3. Should any particular job significantly exceed the set fee, an additional charge based on the actual time will be payable.
  4. Fixed charges are payable on application. At the end of processing, inspection fees and additional levies may be payable.
  5. Building consent fees include the cost of the Code Compliance Certificate.
  6. We are required to collect fees on behalf of others:
    • Building Research Association Levy
      For every building consent with an estimated value of $20,000 and over, $1.00 per $1,000 is payable.
      (NB: GST is not applicable to this levy.)
    • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Levy
      For every building consent with an estimated value of $20,000 and over, $2.01 per $1,000 is payable.
    • Accreditation Levy of $48.00 per building consent
    • Development Contributions
      Please be aware that there could be a development contribution fee charged for your building project. Development Contributions are payable under the Local Government Act 2002 for some projects. A Code Compliance Certificate will not be issued until the Development Contributions applicable to the project are paid in full. Development Contributions are adjusted at 1 July each year in accordance with our Development Contributions Policy.
  7. Lapsed consents: Building consents lapsed prior to the first inspection being carried out will be refunded the charge already paid, less the cost of the work already carried out.