Building Consents

Building Control Fees and Charges

Click here for a full schedule of Building Control Fees and Charges

Quality Policy

The Waimate Building Consent Authority is committed to the concept of sustaining and improving the quality of building control and associated services provided to customers based on professionalism, technical excellence, care, attention and public accountability while complying with the Building Consent Authority accreditation requirements. The New Zealand Building Act and the New Zealand Building Regulations.

Waimate Building Consent Authority - Public Information Brochure

Applications Forms

Application Certificate of Acceptance

Application and Record Waiver - Modification

Application for Building Consent Amendment 

Application for Building Consent and or PIM 

Application for Building Consent Vetting Checksheet

Application for Section 72 of the Building Act

Application for Swimming Pool Fence Special Exemption

Application for Temporary Building

Certificate Imposing Condition

Certificate of Public Use

Notification of Licensed Building Practioner

Notification of Change of Use of a Building

Request for Building & Drainage File

Solid Fuel Burner Application

Compliance Schedule Application Forms

Application Forms

NB. These applications may be required to be accompanied by an 

Application for Services Water and Roading Pg1

Application for Services Water and Roading Pg2

Long Span Trusses

DBH Practice Advisory Notice 14

DBH Practice Advisory

Plumbing and Drainage

As Built Drainage Plan

Stormwater Disposal Test

Public Information

Building Work That Does Not Require a Building Consent

Pool Safety Guidance for Pool Owners


Managing your own Building Warrant of Fitness

Building Code & Compliance Schedule Handbook

Canterbury Nelson West Coast Building Guide

Links to Other Advisory Bodies

Environment Canterbury (ECAN)
Ministry for the Environment
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
NZ Homeowners Building Guide
Asbestos Awareness
Consumer Guide  for Building Authorities

For information regarding building control or to book a building inspection please contact