The simpli portal is a full end to end online lodgement portal for building consents. The portal allows applicants to submit, manage and track their building consents from the very first piece of information they enter into the application form through to the CCC being issued. The portal is unique as it allows the applicant to have a single logon and a view across all Councils/Building Consent Authorities (BCAs) that are connected, this creates consistency, transparency and a better user experience for everyone involved.
Online payments can also be made via the portal, some BCAs may not be able to offer this service just yet but will be able to over time. Payments are managed and completed by a trusted third-party vendor Windcave (Payment Express). Windcave is a high-growth, innovative global leader in payment technology delivering a range of secure solutions to major corporate, banking and SME clients globally with compliant payments solutions.
Solid Fuel Burner - Form 2
Use this form to apply for a Building Consent for a Solid Fuel Burner.
Amendment to Solid Fuel Burner - Form 2
Use this form to apply for an Amendment to an existing Solid Fuel Burner Consent.
Extension of Time
An extension of time may be issued at the council’s discretion, either to issue a Code Compliance Certificate or to extend the time to start works.
Notice of Owner Builder - Form 2C
A Notice of Owner-Builder should be used during the construction process when the Owner-Builder starts or stops using the Owner-Builder Exemption.
Code Compliance Certificate - Form 6
A Code Compliance Certificate is issued when a job is finished and the council is satisfied building and plumbing work complies with the Building Code and the building consent.
Memorandum from Licensed Building Practitioner: Certificate of Design Work - Form 2A
A Memorandum from Licensed Building Practitioner: Certificate of Design Work form is used to outline what Restricted Building Work design work was carried out or supervised on a project, and who carried it out or supervised it.
Memorandum from Licensed Building Practitioner: Record of Building Work - Form 6A
A Memorandum from Licensed Building Practitioner: Record of Work form is used to outline what Restricted Building Work was carried out or supervised on a building site, and who carried it out or supervised it.
Certificate for Public Use - Form 15
A Certificate for Public Use allows premises affected by building work to be used by the public.
Statutory Declaration as to Owner-Builder - Form 2B
A Statutory Declaration as to Owner-Builder form is used to show that the owner-builder criteria are met, for owner-builders who want to use the Owner-Builder Exemption (which allows them to carry out Restricted Building Work on their own home).
Certificate of Acceptance - Form 8
A COA may be issued for building work already done if
- the owner or any previous owner did the work; and
- a building consent was required for the work but not obtained; or
- if building work had been carried out urgently (see section 42 of the Building Act 2004); or
- if a building consent authority that is not a territorial authority or a regional authority is unable or refuses to issue a code compliance certificate in relation to building work for which it granted a building consent.
The work must-have been carried out after 1 July 1992 and comply with the current Building Code.