Value of consents plunges

CHLOE WINTER
Last updated 11:13 07/03/2014

Relevant offers

Business

Chinese-owned Marlborough Wine Estates Group to list on NXT Peter Yealands recieved Kea World Class New Zealand Award Tourism playing wait and see over Brexit impact Young Marlborough hereford bull fetches $40,000 Real estate agents 'over egging' safety with open home briefings and waivers Buyer interest strong at Marlborough bull sale Marlborough company Berica helps supermarkets reduce waste Subdivision residents fear 'Coronation Street' as green spaces disappear Ministry for Primary Industries holds consultation sessions on Top of the South scallop and snapper fisheries Sales of Tuatara Natural Products fat buster pill going strong

The value of building consents issued in Marlborough last month dropped by almost half compared with February last year.

Last month's building consents summary was released yesterday by the Marlborough District Council and it showed a total of 76 consents were approved last month, totalling $8.3 million.

In February 2013, 80 consents valued at a total $15.6m were issued.

Nine new houses and nine housing additions were approved by the council in February 2014.

The value of consents issued to build new houses totalled $4.08m. Additions to already existing houses stood at $518,000.

The single largest consent was a honey processing building, with storage and offices, in Taylor Pass Rd. This consent was valued at $850,000.

Consents included a sleepout, a boatshed, free-standing fireplaces, garages and farm sheds.

Ad Feedback

- The Marlborough Express

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content