You may need resource consent if you're building a deck:
- close to a boundary
- that increases your site coverage over the threshold specified for your property in the District Plan.
If you’re planning work in a residential area, use our online tool to:
- check the details of your project against the District Plan
- get an indication of whether or not you need to apply for a resource consent.
Resource Consent Check
Note: If you need resource consent, you should get it before you apply for any other consents or permissions.
You need a building consent to build or replace a deck that's more than 1.5m above the ground at any point.