Level 1 water restrictions are in place for Hāwea, Luggate and Arthurs Point. For more information on what this means, please visit our water restrictions webpage.

Building Services

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Our Building Services team provides support to our local community - including builders, architects, developers, and members of the public who may not have built before. We can assist with any of your building queries such as building consent applications, inspections and compliance checks, and Building Code guidance.

Note: Certain developments will also require a Resource Consent alongside a Building Consent, so please also refer to the Resource Consents page for information.


eDocs - Online Document System

eDocs is our online file portal which gives public access to property and consents records.

To use it for the first time, please register with your email address and create a password.

eDocs provides an open and transparent approach to accessing property information. It enables all document records not marked as confidential to be publicly accessible. It includes, for example, emails between agents applying for Building Consent and us at QLDC.


Building inspections

Requests for building inspection bookings can either be made online or on the phone (03 450 0369).

Please note that the BC number and full and accurate name of inspection type must be quoted.

If you're planning to book a remote inspection, please check your request is one we can do remotely using our Site Inspection document.