You can find all the information you need for purchasing a section on the Sections page.
The sections are sold initially by tender. When you register your interest, this registers you for all of Parklands, you do not need to register your interest for each stage or for each individual lot. When the tender documents are ready for each stage, we will email the tender documents out to everyone on our mailing list.
The tender period is generally open for 5-6 weeks which allows you plenty of time to do due diligence. You will need to lodge your completed tender by 5pm on the closing date. To lodge your tender either deliver it to Willis Legal at Level 1, Willis House, 64 Dickens Street, Napier or email email@example.com.
You will be notified within 10 working days of the tender closing whether you have been successful purchasing a section.
To submit an offer by way of negotiation either deliver to Willis Legal at Level 1, Willis House, 64 Dickens Street, Napier 4110 or to email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your lawyer will be able to assist you with this process.
There are land covenants and design guidelines that will affect what can be built on the sections for sale. It is important you read and seek advice on these documents before committing to buy a section at Parklands.
The relevant documents can be found under the Buy section on the website. This page contains the Land Covenants and Design Guidelines, please contact us for a copy of the Geotechnical Recommendations.
If your tender is accepted you will be notified and required to pay a deposit of 10% of the purchase price within three working days of being notified. Payment details will be provided at the time. The balance of the purchase price will need to be paid on settlement day which is 10 working days after title being issued.
No, Council won’t buy-back sections. New owners in this situation would need to sell their section once they have made the final payment and title has transferred.
Council is committed to releasing stages at regular intervals. Please contact us for an update of the next stage to be released.
A geotech report is prepared for each stage, the report will recommend foundation design detail for the lots contained within a specific stage. Please contact us for a copy of this report.
Yes, the sites have connections to Council Sewer, Stormwater and Water Supply networks located at the centre of the front boundary. All sites also have power and telecommunications connections at the boundary.
There is also reticulated gas available, and connections can be arranged by contacting the Power-co, via the Gas Hub.
Titles will be issued approximately 12 weeks after the close of the tender period. While we do not anticipate any delays should something occur which is outside of our control we will keep the purchasers up to date with progress.
Yes. You will need to submit a separate offer (schedule 3) for each section you wish to buy. As part of the tender process the Council may accept all, some, or none of your offers.
In schedule 3 you select which lot you would like to purchase. You only need to make one offer, however on the same schedule you can identify second or third options. The Council will be able to accept your offer in respect of any one (but not more than one) of the listed sections. There is no guarantee that you will have your offer accepted for any section or that you will receive your priority section.
No. However, if you have inserted a condition in your offer then you may be able to terminate the subsequent agreement for reasons relating to that condition. We would advise you seek legal advice in relation to this.
Building work on the site can only start after you:
Building consents can be issued after Napier City Council releases the infrastructure completion certificate (known as the 224 Certificate). Council normally advises all section purchasers when the relevant 224 Certificate has been issued. Titles are usually issued by Land Information New Zealand around a month after the 224 certificate is sent to them.
If you want more information around the building consent process and time-frames please contact Napier City Council’s Duty Building Officer on 06-835 7579.
Some sections are required to have two storey homes built on them. However, on certain sections this can be an optional choice. Many sections in the Parklands subdivision do require a single level home be built on them. It’s important you check the covenants and design guidelines for each section to understand the type of home you can build. We do note however that some sites will be identified as ‘Marker Sites’ and therefore have other requirements. This information is included in the tender pack information.
Here are the descriptions:
Yes, you can use your builder of choice.
The owner must commence construction of a residence within one (1) year of date of possession, and must complete the construction of the residence within one (1) year from the date of receiving Design Confirmation.
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