Thinking of building?

Our role is to facilitate safe residential and commercial buildings throughout the district in accordance with the Building Act.

What we do

Process building consent applications for compliance with the Building Act, issue code compliance certificates, undertake inspections during construction and provide advice and information. We also monitor swimming pool and spa pool fencing for compliance and building warrants of fitness in commercial and public buildings.

We work towards the Community outcome: Safe Built Environment - Manawatu’s built environment is safe, reliable and attractive

Team purpose

To provide a safe environment for the community by effectively delivering statutory regulatory functions.

Monthly reports

View any monthly Building Services reports Council has made available by clicking the links below:

Building Consents Infographic for March 2024

Monthly Building Services Statistics - PDF file (external)

Last Month's Building Consents Issued - PDF file (external)