Applying for a Building Consent New system for online consent applicationsCustomers will now be able to apply for a building consent through Objective Build, a new service designed to create consistency, transparency and quality in building consent applications. More information Applying for a Building Consent Step by Step Find out about the building consent process from start to finish. Building Consent Application Forms A list of all application forms included in the building consent process. Building Fees and Charges View the building fees and charges for the 2023/24 year. Checklists These checklists will help ensure you have all the information you need to lodge a complete application. Construction of a Building on Land Subject to Natural Hazards Important for situations where people want to build on land that is subject to a real or potential hazard. Cross-lease Properties Many properties in Western Bay of Plenty have a cross-lease title. It's important to know what your rights and constraints are with this kind of title. Documentation Required Find out more about the documentation your building consent requires. Frequently Asked Questions Have a read through our frequently asked questions in the building consent process. Processing Your Application Read more about how your building consent application is processed and how long it might take. Safe Drinking Water This information is for safe drinking water and is not connected to Council water reticulation.