Building Consent Authority



While the council office remains closed and no onsite inspections can be undertaken, the following services are still able to be provided for building consents:

  • General phone questions and queries,
  • Replying to emails
  • Reviewing and accepting incoming documents for consents
  • Importing, vetting and processing of consents
  • Remote/photo inspections for Owner/builders working on their own properties – you will be able to book and have certain inspections undertaken remotely.  You will need to ring to discuss these.


Please contact us if you have any questions or queries.


The Westland District Building Consent Authority controls Council’s functions under the Building Act and relates to building work such as new structures, service connections, fireplaces, and marquees.

Building consents and additional documentation are to be submitted through our online Building Consent Portal called AlphaOne.

PIM/Building Consent general information — for applicant’s information and use only.

Please see the links under ‘Application documentation’ for information relating to your application – relevant forms should be downloaded, completed, and attached your online application. Feel free to contact us if you need assistance.

AlphaOne User Guide

The Westland District Council now processes all building consents online via an electronic system called AlphaOne.

Online access to certain Building Consent documents

For any consents processed through AlphaOne, you can now download the documents from our website. Search for the consent you’re after, then click the “Get Consent Documents” button.


Click here to read the Building Control Newsletter.


Background information relating to the Building Consent Authority.
Documentation and instructions relating to Building Consents.
FAQ and guides to assist you in the application process.