Auckland Council Reviews Building Consent Process

Auckland Council has released the findings of an independent review into its capability to meet the demands of unprecedented growth in current and future building consent numbers.

The independent report – ‘Review of the Auckland Council Building Consents Meeting Demand Programme’ – was commissioned by Auckland Council to ensure that its plans and actions to address current and future challenges are robust and fit for purpose.

The findings confirm that the council is on the right track but suggests it needs to accelerate efforts in key areas including forecasting, recruitment and systems to meet the demands of increasing consent numbers.

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