Council has a guide to the Building Act and the necessary processes. We recommend that you read it before beginning your project. If you have any queries on building or associated work Council staff are always happy to assist you where we can.
Other Relevant Legislation
The Building Act applies only to the physical aspects of the building work. Building proposals may also be affected by other legislation such as:
- Resource Management Act 1991 - planning and resource management
- Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 - employee issues