Land Information Memorandum

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Apply for a Land Information Memorandum from the Whanganui District Council before you invest in a new property. 

A LIM will provide you with all the information held by the Council about any specific site within the Whanganui District.

You can apply for a LIM online (you will need a RealMe log-in) or you can download a LIM application form.

How much does a LIM cost?​

​Type​Cost 
Residential and rural$250 (GST incl) from 1 July 2019
Commercial ​$275 (GST incl) from 1 July 2019

Fees must be paid at the time the application is made. 

Note: Fees can be subject to change.

You can also pay for a LIM using online banking.

Our bank account is 01-0790-0157888-02 (ANZ).

Please enter the applicant's name, LIM Property address and LIM under the ‘Particulars’ or ‘Code’.​

Cancellation/refunds*

​Time elapsed​Amount refunded
​Same date of receipt of application​75% of total cost
​Between 1-2 working days​50% of total cost
​After two working days​No refund will be issued

*Refunds are based on elapsed time from date of receipt of application

How long does it take?​

By law, the LIM must be completed within 10 working days.

LIM information covers:​

  • Rates
  • Valuation
  • Water billing
  • Zoning
  • Designations
  • Resource consents
  • Subdivision
  • Building consents
  • Building notices
  • Plumbing
  • Water
  • Drainage
  • Special site features e.g:
    • Erosion
    • Avulsion (removal of land by water)
    • Falling debris
    • Poor foundation materials
    • Slippage/slope stability
    • Alluvion (depositing of silt from flooding)
  • Flooding
  • Liquor licensing
  • Health licences
  • Contaminated sites
  • Licence to occupy (Council land)
  • Swimming pools (Fencing Act)

And any other information Whanganui District Council holds that is considered relevant to the specific property.

Enquiri​​​es​ 

Enquiries about LIMs may be made by contacting the LIMs administrator at:

Whanganui District Council
101 Guyton Street
Whanganui

Phone (06) 349 0001
Fax     (06) 349 0000
Email yourcouncil@whanganui.govt.nz​

Page reviewed: 26 Jul 2019 12:06pm