Building & consents

We're big on property development here in Porirua City. Here are all the details you need to ensure your building project gets the big tick for compliance and consent.

Building consents 

No matter how big your project is – whether it involves renovating a skyscraper or building a shed – you may need to apply for a building consent and/or a resource consent.

Resource consents 

Looking to do a project that is slightly out the ordinary - then you might need a resource consent. Check in with us for free advice on where you stand.

Building Code 

If you're building a whare here in Porirua City you need to ensure you meet the Building Code so it lasts for the next generation.

Vehicle crossings 

Connecting your whare to the road with a new driveway? Here are all the details you need to know about vehicle crossings in Porirua City.

Naming streets 

If you are subdividing land and want to name any new ara, let us know.

Signs 

If you're looking to sell a property, showcase an upcoming event, put up an electioneering sign, or promote a product with a sign, check with us first to see if you need a permit.

Silt and sediment control 

We're looking to the future – promoting proactive building practices that ensure mud and sediment don't fill up our Porirua Harbour.

Earthquake-prone buildings 

A new national system for managing earthquake-prone buildings in New Zealand came into effect on 1 July 2017.