Building consent fees
Below are some building fees, for the full list of Building Services fees and charges [PDF, 539 KB].
|Additions, alterations, new structures||*charged at actual cost|
|Alterations and garages||$520 deposit|
|New dwellings||$780 deposit|
|Commercial up to and including $1 million||$1200 deposit|
|Commercial or other over $1 million||$2500 deposit|
|Fireplace - freestanding||$353*|
|Fireplace - Inbuilt||$470*|
|Demolition - residential (includes 1 inspection)||$198**|
|Demolition - commercial (includes 2 inspections)||$354**|
|Footpath damage - refundable less admin fee of $56||$1000|
|Sign damage - refundable less admin fee of $56||$600|
|Certificate of Public Use - issue||$190|
|Fast track garage (restrictions apply)||$757**|
|Minor building work||$512*|
Type of pool
|Swimming pool, fence & drainage (inground)||$512* deposit**|
|Swimming pool, fence & drainage (above ground),
including fencing existing swimming pool
|3 yearly inspection fee||$156|
* Charge calculated on actual and reasonable costs associated with processing the consent.
** Plus $25 if certificate of title is not supplied
Pools on a hill or slope or with a value of over $20,000 will require a full actual and reasonable cost building consent.