About this document
This is a guide to building work that does not require a building consent under the Building Act 2004. It concentrates on the list of exemptions contained in Schedule 1 of the Building Act, and provides examples of certain work.
This guide provides information on each of the Schedule 1 exemptions including what the law says, guidance and useful examples. We also highlight some key changes.
Please note that this guidance will be updated to include exemption 21A Means of restricting access to small heated pools.