Car Port Exemptions
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Car Port Exemptions

 
Exemption of Schedule 1.

A building consent is not required for the following building work:

the construction, installation, replacement, alteration, or removal of a carport that does not exceed 20 square
metres in size and is on the ground level.

 
Guidance

This exemption provides for a simple roofed structure that will be used for motor vehicle storage.
To be regarded as a carport, as opposed to a garage, at least one side must remain open to the outdoors
at all times.

Examples

 
Examples where exemptions could apply: Examples where work is NOT exempt and a building consent is required.
Construction of a 15 square metre free-standing carport which has no walls on the ground level. Construction of a new (double) carport with a floor area of 35 square metres.

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