Apply for a property search

If you are interested in a property but do not want to apply for a LIM, you can apply for a general property search containing: 

  • copies of site, floor plan, elevation and drainage as-built plans
  • a copy of the Code Compliance Certificate (if the building work is signed-off). 

If you would like other information this can also be requested.

Online

Step 1.Complete your application

Fill in our online form with the details to request a property search.

Please include information about the property, including property address, legal description etc.

Apply for a property search

Step 2.Pay the property search fee

There is a standard fee to do property searches for both Residential and Commercial property.  There also may be photocopying charges. 

Fees and charges

We will send you an invoice which can be paid either online, in-person or by phoning us. 

By post

Step 1.Complete application form

Download the application form, print and complete it by hand. 

Property Search application(PDF, 110KB)

Step 2.Post your application

You can post your completed application to:

Whangarei District Council
Private Bag 9023
Whangārei 0148 

Step 3.Pay the property search fee

There is a standard fee to do property searches for both Residential and Commercial property.  There also may be photocopying charges.

Fees and charges

We will send you an invoice which can be paid either online, in-person or by phoning us. 

In-person

Step 1.Complete application form

Download the application form, print and complete it by hand. 

Property Search application(PDF, 110KB)

Step 2.Bring into us

Bring in your completed application form and payment to one of our customer service centres:

Forum North customer service centre
7 Rust Avenue, Whangārei
Monday to Friday - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Closed public holidays

Ruakākā service centre 
9 Takutai Place, Ruakākā
Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Closed public holidays

Step 3.Pay the property search fee

There is a standard fee to do property searches for both Residential and Commercial property. There also may be photocopying charges.

Fees and charges

You can pay the fee with cash, Eftpos, Visa or Mastercard at our customer service centre. 

Council makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the property search information provided is accurate and up-to-date.

However, to the extent possible under the law, Council disclaims any liability whatsoever for any error, inaccuracy or incompleteness of the information.

No person should rely on any information without seeking appropriate independent and professional advice.

The information provided does not constitute a Land Information Memorandum or any similar document.