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A building consent confirms that proposed building work complies with the Building Code. If you need a building consent, you must get it before building work starts.
During alert levels 1-4 many of our services and facilities are impacted, including building consents. For more information visit our COVID-19 Services and facilities page.
You will need a building consent for most building work in Wellington City.
Once you know you need a building consent, there are things you need to do before you apply.
A building consent confirms that proposed building work complies with the Building Code.
Understand the costs involved when applying for a building consent and a code compliance certificate.
What you need to do while building work is happening.
You must apply for a code compliance certificate when your building work has finished.
How to make a complaint about a building consent process or decision.