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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 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.
A building consent is not required for a pergola of any size as long as there is no roofing or cladding attached to it. Pergolas may be attached to a building or stand alone.
If a roof is to be fitted to a stand alone pergola, a building consent is required. If the pergola is attached to a building, and you want to attach a roof, it may now be a veranda or porch.
A building consent is required prior to building a veranda or porch that is over 30 square metres in size, or between 20 and 30 metres if not designed by a Chartered Professional Engineer or designed and constructed by a Licensed Building Practitioner.
Please read these requirements for Verandas and Porches to be exempted from Building Consent.
All exempt work must comply with any other relevant legislation, such as the Building Code, the Resource Management Act 1991, and the Waimakariri District Plan.
Specific information to include in a building consent application for a veranda or porch:
Note: Using a qualified draughtsperson or architect should lead to reduced processing times and costs.