• National multi-proof – within 10 days of receiving your application
  • All other applications (including amendments and project information memorandums) – within 20 working days of receiving your application.

For current updates and news on timeframes and changes to be aware of see our building homepage.

Christmas holiday period

The statutory clock (20 working day period) stops every year between 20 December and 10 January.

During this period

  • you can still submit your application, and
  • we continue to work on consents, however the 20 working days does not start counting until 10 January.

How the 20 working day statutory clock works

(Read textual description of process)