Access Requirements for Building Alterations
Are you required to install an accessible lift as part of your building alterations?
Changes to inspection of residential pools
Under recent legislation changes, residential pools have to be inspected every three years by territorial authorities or independently qualified pool inspectors (IQPIs).
Factor in Consent Processing Times
Make sure you factor in building consent processing time when setting your project timeline.
Building Amendment Act 2013
The new Building Amendment Act 2013 was passed by Parliament on 20 November 2013.
No Consent Required
The Building Amendment Act 2013 introduced a number of changes to building in general, including a schedule of building works which do not require a consent.
Passive Fire Protection
We take a look at passive fire protection and what additional information is now required when applying for a building consent.
Risk Based Consents
MBIE advise they plan on introducing risk-based building consents in next 18-24 months.
Specified Systems Upgrade Requirements - Update from MBIE
MBIE has released guidance on the requirement by Independent Qualified Persons' (IQP's) for building owners to upgrade specified systems.
Thirty Minutes Free Advice to Building Owners
Our Environmental Services staff provides 30 minutes' free technical advice to building owners. Any assistance over this time may be charged out.