219 Territorial authority may impose fee or charge and must collect levy

(1)

A territorial authority—

(a)

may impose a fee or charge (or both)

(i)

in relation to a building consent; and

(ii)

for the performance of any other function or service under this Act; and

(b)

must collect the levy which an applicant is liable to pay to the chief executive under section 53.

(2)

If a fee, charge, or levy is payable to a territorial authority for the performance of a function or service under this Act, the territorial authority may refuse to perform the function or service, unless the fee, charge, or levy is paid.

Section 219(1)(a): amended, on 13 March 2012, by section 59 of the Building Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 23).