Regulation 19 – The fees schedule

Last updated: 16 May 2024

Regulation 19 links to Schedule 2 of the Regulations, which sets out the fees payable for accreditation assessments.

Amendments to the BCA Accreditation Regulations

On 16 May 2024 the following regulation change was notified in the New Zealand Gazette and will come into force 28 days later on 17 June 2024.

Regulation 19 and Schedule 2

Accreditation fees have not been adjusted since 2017 and were at the outer end of their review cycle. Fees are subject to the transitional provisions in Part 2 of Schedule 1 of the Regulations, meaning any adjusted fees do not apply to applications made or assessments started before 17 June 2024.

The objective of the regulation

Regulation 19 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006 (the Regulations) links to Schedule 2 of the Regulations, which sets out the fees payable for accreditation assessments.

The regulatory guidance below has been developed to support understanding of the Regulations.

Regulation 19 is available on the Legislation website.

MBIE’s guidance on meeting the accreditation requirement

The accreditation body will provide all applicants, accredited organisations and building consent authorities (BCAs) with a fee estimate before it begins an assessment. A detailed invoice will be provided upon completion of an assessment and receipt of a determination stating whether accreditation has been granted or declined.

Fees for accreditation assessments provides further information.

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: