Building Consent Authority


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.

Getting Started with AlphaOne

Click here to access the portal and start your application.

AlphaOne Building Consent System


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, or visit our ‘Customer guides’ section for further instructions.

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. 


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.