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Building forms

Building forms and guides to assist you with your building project.  You can download the form or apply online for some types of consents.

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You can submit a building consent application online for:

  • building consent
  • building consent amendment
  • certificate for public use
  • solid fuel heater
  • swimming pool and/or pool fence

Apply online

Note: processing and inspection delays due to Covid-19 pandemic

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is having a flow-on effect on staff availability and recruiting for vacancies. Therefore we advise that statutory timeframes may be extended to enable the proper and fair administration of building consents.

We acknowledge that we're using consultancies extensively in order to ensure consents are processed. However, there may be some ongoing delays as there's a national shortage of qualified planners.

Building inspections may also have a significant time delay or could stop altogether if there’s widespread Covid-19 infections in our community and within Council staff.

We understand delays may impact your building project. Unfortunately it's an unavoidable situation that all councils are facing. Please contact our building team if you have any further questions.

Residential building forms

Residential building pamphlets, checklists and maps

Commercial building forms and pamphlets

Memorandum of completion and compliance forms

Independent Qualified Persons (IQP)

A person or firm registered by council as qualified to inspect certain compliance schedule items. 
The following link goes to the Hastings District Council's website

List of Registered Independent Qualified Persons

Other building related forms