The Christchurch City Council is responsible for issuing building consents within Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.
Due to receiving a large number of building consent applications, processing your application may start later than normal.
To help with processing your application, please ensure you:
Contact us if you have any concerns.
A building consent is a formal approval to undertake building work in accordance with approved plans and specifications. A building consent establishes that your proposed building work complies with the building code.
After we have issued the building consent we undertake inspections during construction and issue a code compliance certificate when the building work is all completed.
The processes and procedures for submitting queries, concerns or complaints about our building control functions.