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A Land Information Memorandum (LIM) is a report prepared by Council
in relation to matters affecting land and buildings on a particular property as
at the day the LIM is produced.
Council recommends that a LIM be obtained prior to the purchase of property
or a piece of land.A Land Information Memorandum Form (PDF, 58KB) is available and we've also
LIM Brochure (PDF, 166KB) to help you through the process.
We have also listed on the right hand side, the links to Council's District Plan
which may also help.
How to apply for a LIM
Cost of a LIM
Processing Time of a LIM
Why should I get a LIM
Information provided in a LIM
What Council doesn’t put in a LIM
Options available to receive a LIM
You can download an application form (see above), or collect an application form from Council's offices or phone us to get the form posted to you.Once you
have the application, please fill in and either:Email: email@example.comPost: LIM Co-ordinator, Western Bay of Plenty District Council, Private Bag 12803, Tauranga 3143Fax: 07 577 9820
Pay by Cheque, Eftpos, Cash or Direct CreditCouncil bank
ANZ Bank Greerton Tauranga: 010 434 0180 600 00
Please put in reference: LIM and the address of property.
Example: LIM 1 Links Rd
There are two options: 10 working days and 4 working days.Please be aware the clock starts the first working day
after the LIM is received. Public holidays are not considered as working
10 Working Day cost is $260
4 Working Day (urgent LIM) cost is $390
LIMs involving Multiple Titles - price on application
(LIM provided in a printed hardcopy format and posted)
If you are considering purchasing property, we recommend you obtain a LIM
before you buy.
A LIM is a comprehensive search of Council's records that will provide
information on the land and/or any buildings known to Council erected on the
property.Please be aware no site visit is made by Council
staff.We recommend if you have any concerns about the property to
seek advice of a qualified independent professional.Please refer to the
Local Government Official Information and
Meetings Act 1987 Section 44A.
- Valuation details
- Annual rates – including water rates and outstanding balances
- Plumbing and drainage plans – does not include floor
- Any possible premises registration, dangerous goods (commercial
- Liquor licences (if applicable to site, usually commercial zoned)
- Enforcement, abatement notices
- Adjoining reserves and utilities projects
- Resource consents (within the past 7 years)
- Plan changes
- Natural hazards or features: flooding/instability/leaky homes, hazardous
- District plan information, including the zone the property is in
- Any other information Council considers (at its discretion) to
- Building consent plans
- Information on neighbouring properties
- Regional Bay of Plenty Council information
- Private covenants
Council will always post
the original hard copy of the LIM to you, but copies via email and fax are also available.