If you are interested in selling or buying a property, you can apply for a Land Information Memorandum (LIM) to help you thoroughly check it out. You can apply online for a LIM report.
A LIM is a comprehensive report that has all relevant information the Council knows about a property or section.
LIM information includes:
Copies of floor plans are not included with this report.
To get a copy of the floor plans, contact Wellington City Archives on 04 801 2096.
To apply for a LIM, you will need to have a current (no older than 3 months) Computer Register (Record of Title) to attach to your LIM request. To get a copy of your Record of Title, contact LINZ or order one online.
We can't start processing your request until we receive a copy of the Record of Title.
Land Title Services, LINZ (Land Information New Zealand)
All LIM applications will be acknowledged by email. If you do not receive confirmation by email within two working days, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 801 4303.
Print out the application form below and either mail it to email@example.com, post it, or bring it in to the Council in person.
Payment can be made via credit card over the phone or through direct credit bank transfer, please specify which method you would prefer when you send in your application. We will then get in touch with you to request payment.
Please remember to include a recent copy of the Record of Title (Computer Register) with you application.
LIM Application (39KB PDF)
All charges include GST.
Any materials expenses are not included in these prices and are additional charges.
To apply for a Fast-track LIM, select the Residential LIM and pay the default fee of $333.25. Once you have applied, contact the LIM Team on 04 801 4303, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and request a Fast-track LIM. This request must be made no later than one working day after the original application. If your request is accepted, you will be asked to pay an additional fee of $166.25. Fast-track LIMs will not be released until this additional fee is paid.
Please note, conditions apply and applications will be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Fast-track applications will not be accepted for recent subdivisions or multi-unit properties. Contact the LIM Team on 04 801 4303 to check your eligibility.
A cancellation fee is applied based on the number of elapsed days from the date of request.
If the final process of compiling a LIM has already begun when you notify us that a LIM is not required, there will be no refund. In these cases, the LIM will be issued.
The following time frames exclude public holidays and do not apply for the period 25 December - 15 January.
A LIM usually takes up to 10 working days to process.
A LIM Fast-track Residential takes 5 days. (Criteria apply and applications will only be accepted on a case-by-case basis.)
Information on land and property is sourced from Council records, with the Council obliged to make it available on request under Section 44A of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.
Building Compliance and Consents – LIM team
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