Building Services During Level 4 Period

There will be a few changes to the services our Building Unit can offer under the Level 4 alert period.

We can:

  • Receive consent applications submitted on-line
  • Process consent applications within communication limits from Covid-19
  • Grant and issue building consents electronically – hard copies won’t be available
  • Process planning checks and PIM applications
  • Receive and process Code Compliance Certificates
  • Issue Code Compliance Certificates
  • Receive and process amendments to compliance schedules
  • Take urgent service requests
  • Complete dangerous or insanitary building inspections
  • Receive and issue BWOFs
  • Respond to technical queries over the phone and via email

What we can’t do at this level includes:

  • Site visits
  • Building inspections
  • Non urgent service requests
  • BWOF audits
  • Swimming pool Inspections.

Throughout this time, please feel free to get in touch with the Building Unit on 03 311 8906 or via email buildinginfo@wmk.govt.nz.

For the latest information and for updates to the status of all facilities and services, please keep an eye on our COVID-19 page.