Commercial building consents

Learn about the special requirements commercial buildings have under the Building Act.

Commercial Building Consent Applications can be complex. Council recommends you engage a professional to help with the design work and drawings.

 

Role of building consent authorities and territorial authorities

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Commercial and public buildings have specific requirements under the Building Act, to make sure that they're accessible to people with disabilities, and to keep people safe in case of fire or other emergencies.

You'll need to consider some specific requirements if you're altering a commercial building, changing its use, or subdividing it.