2015/059: Regarding the building importance level of two proposed buildings at a hospital
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This determination arises from the applicant's proposed design for two new buildings at the Grey Base Hospital campus in the Grey District.
The parties seek clarification regarding the designation of the appropriate importance levels of the proposed buildings in particular in relation to their use after a major seismic event.
The matter to be determined is therefore whether the proposed buildings will comply with Clause B1 of the Building Code in relation to importance levels established under AS/NZS 1170 as a means of compliance with the Verification Method B1/VM1.