Find out when you need building consent, how to apply, and things you need to know before starting work on your project.
For further information, check out our guide: Building Consent Steps - Accepting and Processing Building Consents(PDF, 492KB)
Information on building consents and applying for a Property Information Memorandum (PIM) report.
You can apply for a Building Consent through the Simpli online consents portal, by mail or in person. Find out how.
Learn about how we process your building consent.
Information on how to book and prepare for your building inspections.
Once your building work is complete you will need to apply for a Code Compliance Certificate (CCC).
A Territorial Authority may issue a COA for building work already done in certain circumstances.
Information about work that is deemed exempt and how to apply for an exemption
Requirements for subdivision of existing buildings, Change of Use and extending the life of a building.
Check out the process map on Building Consent application, building inspection and completion of project
Waitaki District Council
Oamaru: 20 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400
Waihemo: 54 Tiverton Street, Palmerston 9430
Mail: Private Bag 50058, Oamaru 9444
Phone: 03 433 0300