Building Services Fees

Building Services Fees and Charges Guidance

Link: Building Services Fees and Charges Guidance(PDF, 206KB)

Building Consent Charges

Building Value Basis for Charge 2021/22 charges (incl GST)

Estimate only - includes allowance for PIM/BC, processing and acceptable RFI's, required inspections and CCC
Under
$5,000

540.00
$5,001 -
$19,999

Non Habitable
1,344.00
Habitable 2,076.00
$20,000 -
$50,000

Non Habitable
2,818.00
Habitable
3,178.00
$50,001 -
$100,000

Non Habitable 3,533.00
Habitable 3,893.00
$100,001-
$200,000

4,433.00
$200,001 - $300,000
5,580.00
$300,001 - $400,000
5,760.00
$400,001 - $500,000
6,120.00
$500,001 - $600,000
7,200.00
In excess of $600,000
$7,200 plus $495.00 for every $100,000 over $600,000
7200.00 plus $495 per $100,000 value
Accreditation
levy
0.04% of the estimated value of all new Building work. (inc SFH, COA, Marquee, discretionary exemption, consent amendment, pool barrier) 0.04% value of Building work

 

Building Research Association of NZ (BRANZ) and MBIE Levies

BRANZ Levy Projects under $20,000 are exempt No Fee
$20,000 and above - per every $1,000 or part thereof. 1.00
MBIE levy
Projects under $20,444 are exempt No Fee
$20,444 and above- per every $1,000 or part thereof.
2.01

Note: Additional fees may apply depending on consent application e.g. current certificate of title, compliance schedules.

Sundry Building Consent Charges

Activity Basis for charge 2021/22 charges (incl GST)
Code Compliance Certificate $90 per 30 minutes or part thereof + Inspections at $180 each $90 per 30 minutes or part thereof + Inspections at $180 each
Heater
320.00
Certificate of Acceptance $650, plus Building Consideration / PIM, plus consent plan review, plus inspections @ $180 each $650, plus Building Consideration / PIM, plus consent plan review, plus inspections @ $180 each
Waiver to Building Code
$180 per hour or part thereof
Demolition Consent if requested $180 per hour or part thereof
Amend issued building consent $180 per hour or part thereof, plus estimated inspections at $180 each $180 per hour or part thereof, plus estimated inspections at $180 each
Minor Variation If not conducted within allotted on-site Inspection time of 1hour or if completed in office. $90 per 30 minutes or part thereof plus additional Inspections if required at $180 each $90 per 30 minutes or part thereof + Inspections at $180 each
Extend building consent timeframes Fixed fee 90.00
Compliance Schedule Based on 2 hours 360.00
Compliance Schedule - Amendment Based on 1 hour 180.00
Application to erect marquee
$180 per hour or part thereof plus Inspections at $180 each
Certificate of Public Use Application fee (for an agreed duration) Based on 2 hours , then $180 per hour after plus Inspections $360 plus Inspections at $180 each
Certificate of Public Use - first request extension of timeframe Extension of timeframe up to 6 months 360.00
Certificate of Public Use - second request extension of time frame Extension of timeframe up to a further 6 months 720.00
Certificate of Public Use - third & subsequent request extension of time frame
Extension of time frame up to a further 6 months, and for each subsequent application
2,000.00
Certificate of Title on behalf of owner Administration charge including 3rd party fee 60.00
Linking of Titles
295.00
Notice on Certificate of Titles
295.00
NZ Fire Service Section 46 notice No charge from FENZ No charge from FENZ

 

Other Building Charges

Activity Basis for charge 2021/22 charges (incl GST)
Inspection Fee
180.00
Re-inspection Fee
180.00
Inspection Fee in other districts Charged at a cost in relevant district Actual cost
Cancelled inspection $90 Charged after 3pm the day prior, $180 charged on Day of inspection 90-180
Specialist (other engineering review) Actual cost of advice plus $60.00 administration fee $60+ actual cost
Exemption under schedule 1 (k) (discretionary exemption to obtaining consent) Based on 2 hours, $180 per hour thereafter 360.00
Discretionary Exemption for the installation of insulation in exterior walls Fixed fee 180.00
Building Warrant of Fitness Receiving information (Annual form 12 acceptance) 75.00
Audit $180 for the first hour and $90 per 30 minutes or part thereof after
Swimming Pool Receiving information (IQP Pool Inspector) 90.00
Swimming Pool inspection $180 for the first hour and $90 per 30 minutes or part thereof after
Application for outdoor swimming pool/fence. Based on 2 hours , $180 per hour thereafter 360.00
Notice to Fix Base fee to prepare notice, plus investigation at $180.00 per hour, plus Inspections at $180.00 per hour each or part thereof. 500.00
Certificate under Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act
150.00
Request for information to be placed on a property file Administration fee only (no technical validation) 60.00

 

Property Information Services

Activity Basis for charge 2021/22 charges (incl GST)
Land Information Memorandum Commercial/Rural 400.00
Land Information Memorandum Commercial/Rural - urgent 795.00
Land Information Memorandum Residential 330.00
Land Information Memorandum Residential - urgent 635.00
Project Information Memorandum / Building Consideration Under $5k 180.00
Project Information Memorandum/ Building Consideration $5k and over 360.00
Viewing of Property File Viewing by non-property owner 45.00
Viewing of Property File Viewing by property owner 15.00

Urgent photocopy request, viewing fee plus per page rate 15.00 + per page rates below
Scanning or Copying of property file Per page rates plus viewing fee

A4 Black and White 0.06

A3 Black and White 0.10

A1 Black and White 0.40

A4 Colour 0.35

A3 Colour 0.40

A1 Colour 0.70
Information on Disk Large property plans/files No longer provided
Request for specific documents
No longer provided - replaced by viewing fee No longer provided
New Rapid Number Per number 140.00
Rapid Plate installation If qualified BCO required to install 75.00
Replacement Plate
30.00
Rapid Book - A4 format Colour - To be advised at time of request TBA

Other fees that may apply