Requirements and building consents needed for projects in and around your property.
You might need a building consent for minor residential works where your planned alterations are to walls or plumbing within your building.
Information to give guidance when you need a building consent to install a solar water heater or other solar hot water systems.
Building consents are needed for some minor residential plumbing and drainage works.
Information about connecting your building to the Council water supply.
We explain how to prevent backflow when you connect to the public water supply.
You must obtain a building consent to install or move a solid or liquid fuel space heater in your building.
Safety is central to the legal requirements for new swimming pools, spas and/or associated fencing. We explain how to apply for consent to ensure your pool fence complies.
Your rights and responsibilities if you are wanting to build or repair a deck or fence on your property boundary.
Some shade sails, canopies and awnings are exempt, however, these building projects must comply with the building code.