Resource Consents

You will need a resource consent for any development, subdivision or other proposed use of a site that does not comply with the District Plan.

Pay a resource consent

Select "Property" from the drop down list.

Apply for, Change or Cancel a Resource Consent

Resource consent applications take between 20 and 70 working days, depending on whether your propose...

    Pre-Application Meetings

    At a confidential pre-application meeting, you can have a discussion with Council staff before you s...


      This page shows the current fees schedule for resource consents and associated services. Owners of l...

        Resource Consent Process

        A resource consent will be for either a land-use consent or a subdivision consent.

          Subdividing Property

          Subdivision is the legal division of land and/or buildings for separate ownership. It can be a lengthy and costly process, and generally involves a number of parties.

          Demolition or Removal of Pre-1930s Buildings

          Your responsibilities when demolishing or moving a pre-1930s building in one of Wellington's distinct character areas.

            Forms & Guidelines

            A full list of forms and document guidelines about resource consents.