Application Forms & Guides

Take the above links for application forms, information sheets and guidance, check sheets and fee calculators.

Always download the latest versions of forms here.

It is recommended the relevant web pages and all downloadable documents are reviewed thoroughly before submitting an application.

Easter period

Applicants are advised to get applications in early and factor this into project preparation.

Over this period there are three non-processing days, defined by legislation:

  • Friday 19 April 2019 - Good Friday
  • Monday 22 April 2019 - Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April 2019 - ANZAC Day

Here the processing clock is stopped, in addition to Saturdays and Sundays.

Ministry guidance

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is responsible for a significant regulatory area and range of legislation

MBIE has its own web-based information on its Building Performance website, including non-local-specific guidance on:

Planning a build

Getting a consent

Building to the consent

Sign-off and maintenance