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Apply for Engineering Acceptance

Tonoa mō te whakaaetaka mātai pūhaka

If you would like to submit an application for engineering acceptance, please follow refer to our Engineering Acceptance page and follow the instructions below.

Community Portal

Our preference is to receive applications through our Community Portal as most applications are processed electronically. 

If it is your first time accessing the Community Portal, you will need to register a new account from the login page.

  • Once you have logged in to the Community Portal, open the Application forms section and complete the “Upload Application Files” form. Please complete one form per application.

    In the portal you will also be able to see your previous forms and track their status, using the Forms App. 

    Name your files

    Please upload documents in PDF format using our preferred document names:

    • Engineering Acceptance Application Form

    • Cover Letter

    • Appendix A – please name the document appropriately

    • Appendix B – please name the document appropriately

    • Appendix C – please name the document appropriately

    • Appendix D – please name the document appropriately

    If you have any questions, please

  • Payment must be received to formally accept applications for processing. If you are unsure of the deposit amount, check the fees and charges document below or contact the Duty Planner.

    Online Payments

    Once you have been issued your application number, Credit Card or Account to Account direct payments can be made via the Application Payments link within the Community Portal.

    Bank Transfers

    Alternatively, payments can be made via bank transfer.

    BNZ account details:

    Account number:  02 - 0948 - 0002000 - 000

    Enter these details when setting up bank payments:

    • Particulars: Name of payer
    • Code: Property address
    • Reference: EA + Resource Consent (RM) number, e.g. EA-RM180001

    If you are paying from overseas, please use BKNZNZ22 as your swift code.

    Payments referenced incorrectly may cause a delay in processing if we cannot identify your payment.

    Manual Payment

    Manual Payment (at reception) can only be accepted after you have lodged your application and received an acknowledgement email with your unique application number.