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Building consent fees

All applications are subject to the following payments:

  • Submission: deposit paid upon application (non-refundable)
  • Consent issue: additional costs will be invoiced and must be paid prior to issue of consent, including:
    • staff time at hourly charge out rate in excess of deposit (minus system fee)
    • estimated inspection fees
    • levies and development contributions as applicable
  • CCC issue:  outstanding costs must be paid prior to issue of CCC, including:
    • additional staff time at hourly charge out rate
    • additional inspection fees

Below is a list of fees and charges for building consents for Nelson City.  All fees apply from 1 July 2021.

Download a PDF version of the Building Unit Fees and Charges 2021

Building consents may also incur development contributions.

Payment options

From 1 December 2021 you will be able to pay building consent fees within the simpli portal.  Alternatively see general information on how to pay for consent fees.