You may, in some cases, require a building consent from the Christchurch City Council when undertaking your property’s land repair works.
A building consent is different to a resource consent as it ensures that building work is structurally sound and that drains are properly installed.
As a general guide, a building consent is likely to be required for the following types of work:
For more information, or to check whether there are any exemptions that may apply to your proposed building or drainage work, contact the Council on (03) 941 8999.
Please note: In some cases when a building consent is obtained the land repair works are exempt from needing a resource consent, so it is best to check the building consent requirements first.