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Apply for a project information memorandum and / or building consent

Use this form to apply for:

  • a residential or commercial building consent
  • a project information memorandum (PIM) 
  • an Amendment to a building consent.
  • a streamline building consent

You need to pay a fee when you submit this application, unless you are an approved credit customer. Payment options include credit or debit card, Online EFTPOS, or Account2Account. A card payment fee of 1.75 per cent will apply for credit or debit card payments.

 

 

Guidelines for consent applications

 

To avoid processing delays and additional costs, make sure:

  • all relevant documentation has been supplied with your application
  • the site plan information is clear and complete
  • you have applied for a pre-application meeting if the proposed building work is subject to a claim under the financial assistance package (FAP) scheme
  • documents are provided in PDF format, not locked or password protected
  • documents are less than 300MB and follow our file naming conventions
  • drawings are presented in landscape view
  • you have the owner's written approval to act on their behalf (if applicable)
  • you have evidence of ownership - either a Certificate of Title (CT) that is less than three months old, a lease agreement, a sale and purchase agreement, or another suitable document (you can request a CT from us for a fee) or you can order one online at www.linz.govt.nz
  • you have body corporate agreement to apply (if applicable)
  • you attach a completed lodgement checklist with your application.
 
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