Building & Resource Consent Christmas Processing Times 2020/2021
Under the Building Act 2004 and the Resource Management Act 1991, the period between 20 December and 10 January each year are excluded from the working days count for all consent processing timeframes. This means that any weekdays during this time are not counted as working days.
Therefore, Council would like to inform the public that any Building or Resource consents received after 9.00am on Thursday 19 November 2020 are not guaranteed to be processed before Christmas, although we will do our best to make sure all complete consent applications are issued within their statutory timeframe.
Building and resource consents
If you need your resource or building consent processed before Christmas (barring any further information requests which stop the processing clock), it needs to be submitted before 9am on Thursday 19 November 2020.
Building inspections will be done through to 3pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020, all inspection should be booked by Monday 21 December. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Inspections can be booked again from Tuesday 5 January 2021 with the earliest inspections undertaken on Wednesday 6 January 2021.
If you need a LIM before Christmas you will need to apply for it before Wednesday 9 December 2020.
Legislation (The Building Act 2004 and the Resource Management Act 1991) states that the period between 20 December and 10 January each year is excluded from the working days count for all timeframes. This means that any weekdays during this time will not be counted as working days. Related:Liquor Licensing Deadlines Over ChristmasLiquor Licensing Deadlines Over Christmas