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If you're planning to do building work in Wellington City, you may need to apply for resource and building consents first.
Find out if you need consent, who you might need to hire, and how to get help from the Council.
Find out how to get advice before you apply, and which professionals you may need to hire.
A resource consent is a written decision from the Council about something that may affect the environment or your community.
A building consent confirms that proposed building work complies with the Building Code.
If you own a building with specified systems – like sprinklers and automatic doors – you're responsible for making sure they are regularly inspected and maintained.
Find resource consent and building consent related forms and guidance.