Building Consent Fees

This page sets out the Schedule of Administrative Fees and Charges under the Building Act 2004.

The fees were set following public consultation and by resolution of Council under the Building Act 2004 at the Council meeting held on 9 June 2016 (item #364/16).

Fees applicable from 1 July 2016 and include GST.

Table 1 - Residential New Build Dwellings

Description

PIM set charge

Deposit at Lodgement
variable charge

Detached

-

-

1.1 Single Storey

$298.00

$1,371.50

1.2 Two/Three Storey

$298.00

$1,674.00

1.3 Relocated Dwelling

$298.00

$761.00

1.4 Multiple Dwellings / Apartments in one block

-

-

<$200,000

$298.00

$1,750.50

>$200,000 and <$350,000

$298.00

$2,054.50

>$350,000 and <$500,000

$298.00

$2,207.00

>$500,000 and <$1,000,000

$298.00

$2,207.00

>$1,000,000+

$381.00

$2,207.00 +
$230.00 per $500,000
or part thereof

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Table 2 - Residential Additions and Alterations

Description

PIM set charge

Deposit at Lodgement
variable charge

Additions

-

-

2.1 Single Storey

$298.00

$1,294.00

2.2 Two Storey

$298.00

$1,599.00

2.3 Alterations

-

-

<$5,000

$147.00

$761.00

>$5,000 and <$10,000

$147.00

$1,142.5

>$10,000 and <$20,000

$147.00

$1,371.50

>$20,000

$147.00

$1,520.50

Note - Charges for alteration work do not include charges for plumbing/drainage - See Minor Works Table 3 below.

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Table 3 - Minor Works

Description

PIM set charge

Deposit at Lodgement
variable charge

3.1 Heating Units*

$147.00

$381.00

3.2 Plumbing

$147.00

$304.00

3.3 Plumbing / Drainage

$147.00

$381.00

3.4 Swimming Pools, Spa Pool Fencing, Decks

$147.00

$230.00

3.5 Retaining Walls

$147.00

$685.50

3.6 Sheds/Carports

$147.00

$685.50

3.7 Farm Buildings

-

-

<$20,000

$207.00

$685.50

>$20,000+

$207.00

$839.00

3.8 Domestic Garages

-

-

<$10,000

$207.00

$685.50

>$10,000 +

$207.00

$839.00

*Fixed Fee

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Table 4 - Commercial and Industrial

Description

PIM set charge *

Deposit at Lodgement
variable charge

4.1 New Build

-

-

<$25,000

$207.00

$1,065.00

>$25,000 and <$50,000

$207.00

$1,294.00

>$50,000 and <$75,000

$298.00

$1,446.50

>$75,000 and <$100,000

$298.00

$1,674.00

>$100,000 and <$250,000

$381.00

$1,979.50

>$250,000 and <$500,000

$457.50

$2,281.50

>$500,000 and <$1,000,000

$457.50

$2,588.50

>$1,000,000

$457.50

$2,588.50+ $304.00
per $500,000 or
part thereof

4.2 Alterations and Additions

-

-

<$10,000

$207.00

$761.00

>$10,000 and <$25,000

$207.00

$912.50

>$25,000 and <$50,000

$298.00

$1,218.50

>$50,000 and <$100,000

$409.50

$1,520.50

>$100,000

$457.50

$1,520.50 + $237.00
per $50,000
or part thereof

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Table 5 - Other Fees and Charges

Description

Deposit at Lodgement
variable charge

Building Compliance

-

5.1 Notice to fix

$154.00

5.1.1 Fire Service Review

Cost + 10%

5.1.2 Structural/Fire Engineering/Other Consultation Review

Cost + 10%

5.1.3 Certificate of Acceptance

$409.50

5.1.4 Application for Amendment

$154.00 per hour or part hour

5.1.5 Certificate of Public Use - existing building

$409.50

5.1.6 Additional or Follow-up Inspections/actions relating to Building Compliance

$154.00 per hour or part hour

5.1.7 Extension of time

$78.00 Set Charge

5.1.8.1 Application for Code Compliance Certificate (Residential new buildings and Commercial Building works)

$350.00 Fixed Fee

5.1.8.2 Application for Code Compliance Certificate (Accessory buildings/alterations and works under $100,000). Minor works under $20,000 not included.

$220.00 Fixed Fee

5.1.9 Copies of Certificates or Documents

Standard charges

5.1.9.1 Building Warrant of Fitness annual review/Issue Compliance Schedule

$230.00 set charge

5.1.9.2 Amendment to Compliance Schedule

$154.00 per hour or part hour

Inspection for Compliance Schedule/Building Warrant of Fitness audit

$150.00

Lapse, Withdrawal or Cancellation of Building Consent

$154.00

Isolated Assessments/Reports

-

5.1.9.3 Demolition

$347.50

5.2 Producer Statements - Assessment

$154.00 per hour or part hour

5.2.1 Drainage and Insanitary Notice

$154.00 per hour or part hour

5.2.2 Dangerous Buildings Notice

$154.00 per hour or part hour

5.2.4 Alternative Solutions

$154.00 per hour or part hour

5.2.5 Waivers

$230.00

5.2.6 Statistics Report

$46.00

5.2.7 Sections 71 and 77 (Natural hazards and across two allotments)

$230.00

5.2.8 Plan Assessment and Processing

$154.00 per hour or part hour

5.2.9 Non-consent Inspections

$169.50 per hour or part hour

5.3 Audits

$169.00 per hour or part hour

Marquees

-

5.2.3 Marquee Consent only*

$114.50

5.2.3.1 Marquee Consent and Inspect*

$230.00

Interdepartmental Work

-

5.2.9.1 Hourly rates for work undertaken by other Council service areas

$138.00

*Fixed Fee

Administration Charges

Description

Administration Fee

Administration Fee and System Charge

Administration - Residential Consent

$69.00
(30 minutes administration)

$89.00
(30 minutes administration + $20 system charge)

Administration - Commercial/Industrial Consent

$138.00
(1 hour administration)

$158.00
(1 hour administration + $20 system charge)

Scanning/copying fee when application is in hard copy only

$70.00

n/a

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