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​​Building Services Fees and Charges Guidance

 Building Services Fees and Charges Guidance​ (PDF, 200KB)


​​​​​​​​Building Consent Charges

Building ValueBasis for Charge2020/21 charges (incl GST)
Estimate only - includes allowance for PIM/BC, processing and acceptable RFI's, required inspections and CCC
Under $5,000630.00
$5,001 - $19,999  

Non Habitable
1,350.00
Habitable 2,070.00
$20,000 - $50,000

Non Habitable
2,340.00
Habitable
2,700.00
$50,001 - $100,000 

​​​Non Habitable​2,880.00
Habitable 3,240.00
$100,001 - $200,000
3,780.00​​​
$200,001 - $300,000
4,860.00
$300,001 - $400,000​​​5,760.00
$400,001 - $500,0006,120.00
$500,001 - $600,0007,200.00
​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

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Building Research Association of NZ (BRANZ) and MBIE Levies ​ ​​

BRANZ Levy Projects under $20,000 are exemptNo Fee
$20,000 and above - per every $1,000 or part thereof.1.00
MBIE levy​
Projects under $20,444 are exemptNo Fee
$20,444 and above - per every $1,000 or part thereof.
1.75

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


Sundry Building Consent Charges ​

Activity​ Basis for charge​2020/21 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 Acceptanc$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 fee90.00
Compliance Schedule Based on 2 hours360.00
Compliance Schedule - Amendment Based on 1 hour180.00
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 time frame​Extension of time frame up to 6 months​360.00
Certificate of Public Use - second request extension of time frameExtension of time frame 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 fee60.00
Linking of Titles 295.00
Notice on Certificate of Titles 295.00
NZ Fire Service Section 46 notice​​No charge from FENZNo charge from FENZ


Other Building Charges​​​​

Activity​​ Basis for charge​​2020/21 charges (incl GST)​
Inspection Fee 180.00
Re-inspection Fee 180.00
Inspection Fee in other districtsCharged at a cost in relevant districtActual 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 therafter​​360.00
​Notice to FixBase 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 ​​​

​​ Basis for charge​​​​2020/21 charges (incl GST)​
Land Information MemorandumCommercial/Rural400.00
Land Information MemorandumCommercial/Rural - urgent795.00
Land Information MemorandumResidential330.00
Land Information MemorandumResidential - urgent635.00
Project Information Memorandum / Building ConsiderationUnder $5k180.00
Project Information Memorandum / Building Consideration$5k and over360.00
Viewing of Property FileViewing by non-property owner45.00
Viewing of Property File​Viewing by property owner15.00
 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 DiskLarge property plans/filesNo longer provided
Request for specific documents 
No longer provided - replaced by viewing feeNo longer provided
New Rapid NumberPer number140.00
​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


Page reviewed: 07 Jul 2020 10:35am