Building work that does not require a building consent
This guidance is issued under section 175 of the Building Act 2004.
Schedule 1 of the Building Act details the type of work that does not require a building consent. It clarifies the types of building work that are exempt and who can carry out this work.
In November 2013, Schedule 1 was amended to make the exemptions easier to use.
The second edition 2010 is superseded but is available as a guide to consent requirements for work done prior to 28 November 2013.