Building public assets

How to apply for a Certificate of Acceptance (CoA)
how to apply for a CoA

This section of our website will guide you through the steps required to apply for a Certificate of Acceptance (CoA). A CoA certifies that an infrastructure asset - water supply or wastewater - built under Auckland Council Engineering Planning Approval (EPA) meets Council requirements and our code of practice. All water and wastewater infrastructure assets constructed and connected under an Engineering Planning Approval (EPA) must follow our step-by-step CoA process listed below.

Note: On 1 July 2024, official height standard NZVD2016 will be adopted. Click here for more information.

Step 1: Pre-construction meeting
Step 2: Site inspections
Step 3: Asset acceptance
Step 4: Shutdown
Step 5: Final walk-over
Step 6: Certificate of Acceptance (CoA)
Step 7: Invoice
Step 8: Payment