A Certificate of Acceptance provides some verification for a building owner/future building owner that part or all of certain work carried out complies with the Building Code.It's based on the Building Code at the time application is made, rather than what was in place at the time the work was actually carried out. You can get more information from the Department of Building and Housing.
If you have any questions, please phone us on 03 543 8400 to make an appointment with a Duty Building Consent Officer.
Although our process is digital we will still accept paper applications if necessary, although we do not recommend this option. You will need:
The set of documents can be posted or brought into a Council Service Centre.
Once we receive them, we will convert them into digital documents - however, this will incur a scanning fee. Alternatively, there are commercial providers who can also digitise paper documents. Documents over A3 size need to be scanned by a commercial provider.