If you want to make a change to your building consented work, talk to your council about whether it requires a formal amendment.
This guide sets out our expectations around notifying proposed variations to building consents, assessing those variations and making amendments to building consents. It was written just prior to the 2009 amendment to the Building Act and is due to be rewritten. It should be used in conjunction with the minor variations guidance written in 2010.
Published on 1 September 2008
Of interest to Building consent authorities, Licensed building practitioners, Designers
This information is published by the Your home’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people:
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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