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Building consent fees

Below are some building fees, for a full list of fees see Building Services fees and charges [PDF, 408 KB].

Work description


Additions, alterations, new structures  *charged at actual cost
Alterations and garages $400 deposit
New dwellings $600 deposit
Commercial up to and including $1 million $1200 deposit
Commercial or other over $1 million $2500 deposit
Fireplace - freestanding $319*
Fireplace - Inbuilt $429*
Marquees $100 deposit
Demolition - residential (includes 1 inspection) $177**
Demolition - commercial (includes 2 inspections) $323**
Footpath damage - refundable less admin fee of $56 $1000
Sign damage - refundable less admin fee of $56 $600
Certificate of Public Use - issue $180
Fast track garage (restrictions apply) $757**
Minor building work $462*

Swimming pools - up to the value of $19,000  

Type of pool


Swimming pool, fence & drainage (inground) $460* deposit**
Swimming pool, fence & drainage (above ground),
including fencing existing swimming pool
$315* deposit**

* Charge calculated on actual and reasonable costs associated with processing the consent.
** Plus $20 if certificate of title is not supplied
Pools on a hill or slope or with a value of over $20,000 will require a full actual and reasonable cost building consent.

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