Wellington City Council may grant a rate remission of up to a maximum of $5,000 (including GST) on a new residential dwelling, where construction is completed after 01 July 2017 within the boundaries of Wellington City Council.
To qualify for this remission, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
- be a New Zealand permanent resident or citizen
- this will be their first home
- the home must be a new build.
An application can be made after code of compliance has been issued for the building consent.
You can find out more about all the types of rates remissions in our Rates Remission Policy.
Rates Remission First Home Builders form (120KB PDF)