Waimakariri District Council
6 of 6 Application for Erecting a Marquee
All the relevant information on this form is required to be provided under the Building Act 2004 and/or Resource Management
Act 1991 for the Waimakariri District Council to assess your application. Under these Acts this information has to be made
available to members of the public if requested. The information contained in this application may be made available to other
units of the Council. You have the right to access the personal information held about you by the Council which can be readily
retrieved. You can also request that the Council correct any personal information it holds about you.
(a) Planning Check:
Where a PIM is not sought, a Planning Check will be undertaken to ensure your proposal complies with the District Plan.
(b) Building Consent (BC):
A Building Consent will be processed within a maximum allowable time of 20 working days provided all the information
required has been supplied. Processing time is stopped whenever further information is required and starts again when the
correct information is received.
A Building Consent lapses and is of no effect if the building work to which it relates does not commence within 12 months
after the date of issue of the Building Consent or any further period that the Building Consent Authority may allow.
(c) If the applicant does not own the land, they must provide written approval from the owner to submit this application.
BUILDING CONSENT FEES
The Building Consent Fee, payable at the time of application is $194.00 (GST inclusive).
During the process of construction, inspections will be necessary to conrm all work complies with your approved Building
Consent documentation. Please phone the Council Building Unit on 03 311 8906 at least 48 hours in advance of requiring an
inspection to ensure that this can be arranged.
The inspections required will be set out in the Building Consent documentation issued by the Council. Failure to have a prescribed
inspection carried out may put the issue of the Code Compliance Certicate at risk.
All inspections including re-inspections are subjected to a separate charge, even if carried out on the same day.
Your application will be assessed by the Planning Unit of the Council to determine whether your project complies with the relevant
District Plan requirements.
If your application does not comply with District Plan requirements you will need to either amend your proposal to comply or apply
for a Resource Consent. A Certicate will be attached to your Project Information Memorandum to notify that a Resource Consent
is required prior to building work commencing. It is recommended that you phone the Planning Unit on 0800 965 468 to discuss
CODE COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE
A Building Consent is not completed until it has been issued with a Code Compliance Certicate. The owner is required to complete
a separate application for a Code Compliance Certicate as soon as practicable after the building work is completed. In any event no
later than two (2) years after the granting of the Building Consent, Council is required to decide whether or not a Code Compliance
Certicate can be issued. If your project will not be completed within two years you will need to apply for a time extension*.
The owner may authorise an agent to submit an application on their behalf.
The Agent will be the rst point of contact for all communications with the Council/Building Consent Authority regarding this
application under Sections 33 and 45 and if authorised, the application for a Code Compliance Certicate under Section 92 of
the Building Act 2004. They will receive all correspondence and must be authorised by the Owner - see page 5. All amendments
require new authorisation.
EXEMPTIONS – SCHEDULE 1 OF THE BUILDING ACT 2004
A building consent is not required for the following building work:
Building work in connection with any tent or marquee, or any similar lightweight structure (for example, a stall, booth, or compartment
used at fairs, exhibitions, or markets) that:
(a) does not exceed 100 square meters in oor area; and
(b) is to be, or has been, used for a period of not more than one month.
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