Buildings consents granted tops 5000

GEORGINA STYLIANOU
Last updated 12:38 09/01/2014

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More than $1.3 billion worth of building consents have been granted in Canterbury since September 2010.

The latest data from Statistics New Zealand shows building activity continues to flourish in the region with a total of 5606 earthquake-related building consents - for both residential and non-residential buildings - issued in the last three years.

There have been 4484 consents, worth more than $160 million, issued for residential buildings and more than 1000 granted for non-residential buildings ($743.1m).

The number of earthquake-related new dwellings, mainly rebuilds, picked up in 2013 with more than 1240 consents for new homes granted since September 2010.

October and November saw 142 consents for new homes in 2013 compared to 84 for the two months in 2012.

Residential consents issued:

October - December 2010: 29

2011: 571 consents worth $55.9m

2012: 2001 consents worth $201.2m

2013: 1779 consents worth $352.2m

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