You can relocate an existing building instead of constructing a new building if it meets the requirements of the Resource Management Act 1991 and Building Act 2004.
If the building is detached and is less than three stories high you will not need consent as this is exempt building works.
You will need to:
If you are moving a building into or out of Porirua City, you will need a building consent from both the Porirua City Council and the other Council concerned.
You may need a resource consent, depending on whether the project involves any site earthworks and on the type and structure of the building, you may also need to get a resource consent from the council for the existing location.
As well as our standard resource consent application requirements, your application must include: