Building and alteration

If you're planning to build, carry out alterations or renovate your home or business, this is the place to start.

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Everything you need to know about Building Consents - how they work, when you need one, and how to apply for one. If you are planning to build, carry out alterations or renovate your home or business, this is the place to start.

Some forms of heating need building consents... and we also have some suggestions for you about energy efficiency when you're thinking about your heating and insulation needs.

Find out about the rules for swimming pools and how to keep your family and friends safe, and details of the three-yearly inspection process.