Building consents

We're responsible for issuing building consents within Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

Code compliance certificates:


Building consents:

  • Vetting applications: within five working days
  • Start processing a residential application: within 13 working days
  • Start processing a commercial application: within five working days

March 2024 statutory processing timeframes – within 20 working days:

  • Residential: 84.9% – April to date 93.1%
  • Commercial: 71.4% – April to date 52.7%

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