How Can I?

The process to go through and consents you'll need for common building projects, opening a restaurant, or having an outdoor fire.

Build a Garage

Council consents, services and fees that you may need to know about as part of building a garage.

    Alter My House

    Council consents, services and fees that you may need to know about as part of your alterations project.

      Build a Retaining Wall

      Council consents, services and fees that you may need to know about as part of your project to build a retaining wall.

        Carry Out Earthworks

        Council consents, services and fees that you may need to know about when carrying out earthworks.

          Create or Change a Driveway or Kerb

          You need vehicle access approval to create or change a kerb crossing or driveway.

            Build a Deck

            Council consents, services and fees that you may need to know about as part of building a deck.

              Open a Restaurant

              Council consents, services and fees that you may need to know about when opening a restaurant.

                Build a House

                Council consents, services and fees that you may need to know about as part of building a garage.

                  Remove a Chimney

                  To help make buildings more resilient in an earthquake, some chimneys may now be removed without hav...

                    Light an Outdoor Fire

                    You need to have a fire permit to light an outdoor fire in Wellington - find out how to get one.

                      Subdivide My Property

                      Council consents, services and fees that you may need to know about when subdividing.

                        Install a Solid Fuel Heater or Fireplace

                        If you are installing a solid fuel heater (like a free-standing woodburner, in-built solid fire plac...