Building Consents

Building Fees and Charges

Building Consents

Building consent fees exclude all travel charges (which are based on district rating zones), BRANZ Levy, DBH Levy and Building Consent Authority Accreditation Levy charges.
Additional inspections are charged as per the schedule of fees and charges.

NOTE: Building Research Association New Zealand (BRANZ) and Department of Building and Housing levies, are to be paid in addition to the total fee, as set by statute and may be subject to change

Log Fire — includes 1 Inspection, PIM, CCC, Processing

$299.00

Project Value $0.00 - $5,000 (Carports etc) — includes 2 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

$319.00

Project Value $5,001 - $15,000 (Minor Alterations, Additions, Garage, Farm Buildings) — includes 3 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

$694.00

Project Value $15,001 - $25,000 (Sleepout, Alteration, Additions, Farm Buildings) — includes 3 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

Residential: $823.00
Commercial/Industrial: $963.00

Project Value $25,001 - $50,000 (Large Alterations, Additions, Commercial) — includes 5 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

Residential: $1,155.00
Commercial/Industrial: $1,295.00

Project Value $50,001 - $100,000 (Large Alterations, Additions, Farm Buildings, Commercial, Industry) — includes 9 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

Residential: $2,280.00  Commercial/Industrial: $2,420.00

Project Value $100,001 - $300,000 (New Dwelling, Commercial, Industrial, Processing) — includes 13 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

Residential: $3,180.00 Commercial/Industrial:  $3,320.00

Project Value $300,001 - $500,000 (New Dwelling, Commercial Industrial, Processing) — includes 13 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

Residential: $3,780.00 Commercial/Industrial:  $3,920.00

Project Value $500,001 - $1,000,000 (New Dwelling, Commercial Industrial, Processing) — includes 13 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

Residential: $4,380.00 Commercial/Industrial:  $4,520.00

Project Value greater than $1,000,001 (New Dwelling, Commercial Industrial, Processing) — includes 13 Inspections, PIM, CCC, Processing

$4520.00 plus actual hours processing at $200.00 per hour

Additional Building Consent Fees

Additional Inspection Fee (plus applicable travel charge)

$125.00

Re-inspection Fee (plus applicable travel charge)

$125.00

Travel Charges, as per rating zones — Zone 1

$32.70

— Zone 2

$60.80

— Zone 3

$141.60

Septic tank & effluent field only

$444.00

Project Information Memorandum (PIM) Costs

Log Fire

$30.00

Under $15,000 (Garage, carports, minor alterations, additions)

$50.00

Over $15,000 (All residential dwellings, alterations, garages, farm buildings)

$260.00

All commercial & industrial work (new and alterations)

$400.00

Certificate of Acceptance

Lodging and administration

$350.00

Technical process — per hour

$270.00

Inspection (plus applicable travel charge)

$200.00

Other Fees

Processing Fees — Plan check/amended plans — per hour

$200.00

Compliance schedule (includes Compliance Schedule Statement)

$300.00

Compliance schedule amendments

$150.00

Warrant of Fitness reminders/acknowledgement of receipt

$100.00

Warrant of Fitness audit

$250.00

Notice to Rectify (Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings)

Actual cost

Marquees over 100m2 (plus applicable travel charge)

$75.00

Statistical reports — per year

$300.00

Statistical report — one off

$50.00

Reports and advisory functions

Actual cost

Mileage per km (where applicable and/or at current IRD rates)

$0.73

NZ Fire Service — section 46 notice. (plus any NZFS charges)

Current NZ Fire Service Charge

Notice to Fix

$300.00

Certificate under Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

$170.00

Application to extend time for which a building consent is valid

$130.00

Fencing of swimming pools exemptions (includes report to Council)

$260.00

Property file access and view records

$35.00

Monitoring of swimming pools

$260.00

Re-inspection of swimming pools

$260.00

Investigation of illegal building work

Actual cost

Section 75 — Construction of building on 2 or more allotments — sign off

$60.00

Certificate of Public Use

$400.00

Certificate of Title

$20.00

Levies

BRANZ Levy exemption up to $20,000

No Charge

BRANZ Levy on value over the exemption amount of $20,000

$1.00 per $1,000 of project value

DBH Levy exemption up to $20,444

No Charge

DBH Levy on value over the exemption amount of $20,444

$2.01 per $1,000 of project value

Building Consent Authority Accreditation Levy

$1.00 per $1,000 of project value