Your Guide to the Building Act
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.
- General Public Guidance Information(113Kb PDF)
- Dangerous Insanitary Buildings Policy (this document is currently being updated)
- Earthquake Prone Buildings Policy (this document is currently being updated)
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: