Useful links

A list of useful resources for building and construction projects.


Building Code

Technical reviews



Sources of professional advice include

Registered architect

Chartered professional engineer

Licensed building practitioner (relevant licence class)

Registered building surveyor

Building consent authority within your local council (district or city)

Registered certifying plumber and/or drainlayer

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: