The Council provides information about properties in Christchurch in a variety of formats for you to view and purchase. This includes rating, consent and planning information, building and drainage plans, licensing details and more.
If you are planning to buy, sell, or develop a property, you can request a LIM to find out what relevant data the Council holds for that property.
You can get a copy of a property file from the Council if you are considering buying a property, applying for building and resource consents, or for insurance claim purposes.
The Council can provide information about the owner or ratepayer for a property. Request a Land title if you are applying for building or resource consent.
The Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA) is the independent Government regulatory body for the real estate industry in New Zealand. Among the information and services it provides is a comprehensive section for people buying property.
A PIM is a report issued by the Council that contains information known to the Council about your property and may be relevant to your building proposal.
A pre-application meeting is an opportunity for you to discuss your proposed building project with Council staff and prepare your consent application.
Request a drainage plan from the Council. A drainage plan shows the pipelines and waterways on, or flowing from, a property.
You can request printed or electronic aerial photographs for a large number of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula properties.
You can subscribe to a monthly list of all building consents issued.
The Government’s leaky homes Financial Assistance Package is available to homeowners in Christchurch.
Regulatory and property information fees and charges 2016 - 2017.