2014/058: Regarding the issuing of a building consent to repair earthquake damage to concrete foundations and floor slab
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This determination arises from the decision of the authority to issue a building consent to re-level the concrete foundations and floor of the residential dwelling.
The authority has applied for a determination on whether the consent was correctly granted in accordance with the Act. The consent documents were prepared for the insurer.
The owners have expressed various concerns regarding the compliance of the proposed repairs with the Building Code and believe the dwelling should be demolished and rebuilt.
The matter to be determined is whether the building consent was correctly granted in accordance with section 49 of the Act.
In making this decision consideration must be give to whether whether the building work, if completed in accordance with the consented plans, would comply with the Building Code to the extent required by the Act.