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.

              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...

                  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...

                      Light an Outdoor Fire

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

                        Open a Restaurant

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