Apply for a building consent

Holiday processing timeframes

The building consent processing clock will stop Friday 18 December. The clock will start again on Sunday 10 of January 2021 – the first working day will be Monday 11 January. 

We can process your application faster if you submit a good quality application. Read how to prepare a building consent.

Application

Note: the following link will take you to the Build Waikato website.

Download a application

Complete and send in your application along with the supporting documents (including the relevant lodgment checklist) via:

Email: building.applications@waidc.govt.nz (include a file share link (e.g. Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive) with your large supporting documents).

Post: Waikato District Council
Private Bag 544
Ngaruawahia
3742

In person: Ngaruawahia Office and our Tuakau Office

Cost

A full list of the application fees can be found in our fees and charges schedule.

What happens next?

We will contact you to confirm that your application has been received and provide you with a tracking number so you can track your consent online

It may take up to 20 working days to process your application and we will contact you if more information is required.

You need to pay all outstanding fees before your consent can be issued.