You can book a building inspection with the Council online or by phoning the inspections booking team on (03) 941 8222.

Please note: ensure you have a clear timeline for your building work and book inspections in advance to avoid delays onsite.

  • Inspections are carried out between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Consent documents are required on site and available (this may include hard copy or electronically readable). An inspection may not proceed if these are not provided
  • To provide us with the best opportunity for booking an inspection on your requested date, please submit this request at your earliest opportunity taking into consideration the above mentioned demand for inspections
  • Log fire inspections are always in high demand. Please book a log burner inspection by phoning our Booking Team on (03) 941 8222  or 0800 800 169
  • Christchurch City Council reserves the right, from time to time, to contact customers in regard to the services provided
  • If you wish to change or cancel your inspection, please call our Bookings Team on (03) 941 8222. Cancellations must be made by 4pm the working day prior to your inspection taking place. The Council charges for cancellations made on the day for when the inspection is scheduled to take place.

Use this online form or phone the inspections booking team on (03) 941 8222.

Is this a Project Management Office (PMO) building inspection booking?
Is this a reinspection?
Morning or afternoon?
Generally inspections are carried out between 8am and 5pm. If an inspector is unavailable during this time you will be contacted to arrange another time.
Would you like 30 minutes notice? (This will be either a phone call or text)
All approved consent documents must be available on site for this inspection. If the documentation is not on site during the inspection, the inspection will be failed. You will need to re-book for an additional inspection for which charges will apply.