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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 with limited means.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
Here you will find practical information on getting consents for everyday building projects.
Information shown on each page is intended as guidance only. Additional items may arise during processing.
Building Act allows councils to exempt some building work from requiring a
building consent. Requests for an exemption from building consent are
considered on a case-by-case for a wide range of work and projects where the
design and construction work is:
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) provides guidance on building
work that is automatically exempt under
the Building Act.
you wish to apply for an exemption from building consent, use the form Building consent application for dwellings and other work
that does not fit the criteria for specified minor works fixed fee (pdf, 1.3 MB).
note that the cost of processing an exemption can be similar to a fixed fee
job, but even a fixed fee job will incur additional charges if we need to seek