This guide helps you determine the requirements for proposed alterations to existing buildings, whether earthquake prone or not, and how these can be met.
This is a guide only. It should not be used as a substitute for legislation or legal advice. The Your home is not responsible for the results of any actions taken on the basis of information in this document, or for any errors or omissions.
Published on 22 June 2018
Of interest to Building consent authorities, Territorial Authority, Building owners, Designers, Architects
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with compliance with the Building Act, it is published under section 175 of the Building Act
with a Weathertight Services claim, it is published under section 12 of the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006.
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