Our services

Consentium is both accredited and registered to the following scope:

  • Public housing (as defined by Kāinga Ora Homes and Communities Act 2019) up to and including four stories owned and retained by Kāinga Ora.
  • Processing of building consent applications to verify compliance with the NZ Building Code including:
    • Building work on land that is subject to natural hazards where the hazard has been mitigated in accordance with s71(2)
    • Building work on two or more allotments if a section 75(2) certificate has been issued by the TA or conditions of section 76 have been met
    • Existing buildings that are being altered (excluding buildings subject to EPB notice s133AL) as long as the building’s accessibility and fire provisions are being upgraded to meet s112(1).
  • Inspection of building work to verify construction in accordance with the consented plans
  • Issue of Code Compliance Certificates in accordance with Section 95 of the Building Act
  • Issue or amend Compliance Schedules as required by Section 102 and in accordance with Section 103 of the Building Act
  • Issue notices to fix (NTF) under s164 of the Act and  provide copy of the notice to fix to the relevant TA within five working days of issuance - s164(2), s166

You can find our details on the Register of BCAs(external link).

A full list of services provided by Private Building Consent Authorities (BCAs), like Consentium, and other Territorial Authorities and BCAs, is below.

MBIE BCA TA Matrix [PDF, 394 KB]

You need to contact your local Territorial Authority:

  • Housing that is not public housing defined by Kāinga Ora Homes and Communities Act 2019, and that is not intended to be owned and retained by Kāinga Ora
  • Buildings with NCAS risk category C3
  • All buildings with other classified uses that is not housing (as described in ‘what is in scope?’) except for buildings that fall into classified use Outbuildings or Ancillary that are associated with the primary use of housing
  • Alterations to buildings subject to EPB notice (s133AT)
  • Alterations to existing buildings (s112 [part 2])
  • Building Warrant of Fitness (s108)
  • Building work on a site subject to natural hazards where the hazard has not been mitigated (s71 [part 1])
  • Buildings with specified intended life (s113)(116)
  • Certificate of acceptance (s96)
  • Certificate of public use (363A)
  • Change of use (S115)
  • Compliance Schedule Statement (s104A)
  • Exemptions from building consent (s42A)
  • Project Information Memorandum (s34)
  • All Resource Management Act (s37)
  • Development Contributions (s36)
  • The proposed subdivision of a building (s116A)
  • Waiver or modification (s67)
  • Engineering Plan approval (NZBC Clauses E1, G12, G13)
  • Vehicle Crossing (s335 Local Government Act 1974)
  • Swimming Pool fencing inspections (Clause F9 of the Building Act 2004)
  • Licensed Building Practitioner owner builder exemption (s87A of the Building Act 2004)

 

Page updated: 10 November 2021