With most good things comes a cost. Fees and levies depend on the type of building, the cost of the work, and the level of detail provided. Most consenting charges are payable through Napier City Council as outlined in the table below.
This depends on the type of building consent application, cost of work involved and the level of detail provided, and includes costs such as:
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A deposit is not required when a building consent is lodged.
An invoice is generated and sent to you for payment when the building consent has been approved after processing. The invoice will include all fees, levies and estimated inspections. When payment has been received the building consent is granted and issued.
Fees for building services can be paid in person at our customer service centre, or online through internet banking, debit cards or credit cards. You’ll need your invoice number and debtor number (building consent number) as shown on your invoice. Go to https://www.napier.govt.nz/pay-it and select the invoices tab.
Building Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024.
All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).
|Building Consents||Fee (incl GST)|
|Note: All building consent, building consent amendment, code compliance certificate, certificate of acceptance and certificate for public use fees are charged on an actual and reasonable cost recovery basis as per the below fees and charges. Fees are payable prior to the grant/issue of the applicable consent/certificate.|
|Note: Certificates of acceptance pursuant to section 96(1)(a) of the Building Act 2004 are subject to any fees, charges or levies that would have been payable had a consent been applied for before the work was carried out plus the current actual and reasonable costs associated with the application as per the below fees and charges.||Project Information Memorandum (stand-alone only)||$325.00||Compliance Schedule||$350.00|
|Building Administration Fees||Online Lodgement Fee||$144.00||Building Accreditation Fee||$20.00|
|Building Warrant of Fitness Fee||Administration and Audit Fee||$150.00|
|Hourly Rates||Building Consents Officer||$200.00||Building Administrator||$100.00|
|Inspection Fee||Inspection Fee||$200.00|
|Liquor Licence Fee||Certificate of Compliance Fee||$100.00|
|Fees Payable for Specific Works (Set by Legislation)||Building Research Levy per $1,000 value above $20,000*||$1.00||Building Levy per $1,000 value $20,444 and above||$1.75|
|Roading Fees in Association with Building Consents||Application Processing Fee||Replaced||Vehicle Crossing Inspection (covers 3 site visits. Any additional site visits are covered by the additional inspection fee)||$322.00||Inspection for Road Damage||$129.00||Inspection for Vehicle Crossing||Replaced||Site Inspections (for inspections in addition to the minimum set with the application)||$129.00|
|Sundry Inspections||Per Hour (minimum fee one hour)||$200.00|
|Building Statistics||Full Report||$25.00||Single Report||$15.00||Additional Sections||$6.00|
|Miscellaneous Charges||Fee (incl GST)|
|Property File Fee||Property File Management Fee (charged per consent)||$90.00||Certificate of Title||$25.00|
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