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NZS 4121:2001 Design for access and mobility - Buildings and associated facilities

Abbreviation
NZS 4121:2001
Valid from
01/04/2001
Replaces
,

Information provider
Standards New Zealand
Author
Standards New Zealand
Information type
New Zealand Standard
Format
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Description

This Standard sets out requirements for the design of buildings, facilities within buildings, driveways, car parks, passages and any associated landscaping and accessways for use by people with disabilities as required by the Building Act 1991 and the Local Government Act 1974. It is written to cater for the majority of access and usage needs of people with disabilities, however, everyone benefits from accessible buildings in a variety of ways. 

 

Scope

This Standard shall apply to, but shall not be limited to, buildings, and parts of buildings, (including driveways, accessways, car parks and passages within and between complexes and developments, and associated landscaping, if any) that are defined in the Building Act Section 47A(4), refer to Appendix A, A3.1.

The Standard covers access provisions for the following types of buildings, refer also to Appendix A:

  • (a) Land, sea, and air passenger transport terminals and facilities and interchanges, whether wholly on land or otherwise; (b) Public toilets wherever situated;
  • (c) Banks;
  • (d) Childcare centres and kindergartens;
  • (e) Day-care centres and facilities;
  • (f) Commercial buildings and facilities for business and professional purposes, including computer centres;
  • (g) Central, regional, and local government offices and facilities;
  • (h) Courthouses;
  • (i) Police stations;
  • (j) Hotels, motels, hostels, halls of residence, holiday cabins, groups of pensioner flats, boarding-houses, guest houses, and other premises providing accommodation for the public;
  • (k) Hospitals, whether public or private, nursing homes, and old peoples homes;
  • (l) Medical and dental surgeries, and medical and paramedical and other primary health care centres;
  • (m) Educational institutions, including public and private primary, intermediate, and secondary schools, universities, polytechnics, and other tertiary institutions;
  • (n) Libraries, museums, art galleries, and other cultural institutions;
  • (o) Churches, chapels, and other places of public worship;
  • (p) Places of assembly, including auditoriums, theatres, cinemas, halls, sports stadiums, conference facilities, clubrooms, recreation centres, and swimming baths;
  • (q) Shops, shopping centres, and shopping malls;
  • (r) Restaurants, bars, cafeterias, and catering facilities;
  • (s) Showrooms and auction rooms;
  • (t) Public laundries;
  • (u) Petrol and service stations;
  • (v) Funeral parlours;
  • (w) Television and radio stations;
  • (x) Car parks, parking buildings, and parking facilities;
  • (y) Factories and industrial buildings where more than ten persons are employed;
  • (z) Other buildings, premises, or facilities to which the public are to be admitted, whether on payment or otherwise.
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NZS 4121:2001 Design for access and mobility - Buildings and associated facilities

Description

This Standard sets out requirements for the design of buildings, facilities within buildings, driveways, car parks, passages and any associated landscaping and accessways for use by people with disabilities as required by the Building Act 1991 and the Local Government Act 1974. It is written to cater for the majority of access and usage needs of people with disabilities, however, everyone benefits from accessible buildings in a variety of ways. 

 

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NZS 4121:2001 Design for access and mobility - Buildings and associated facilities
Description

This Standard sets out requirements for the design of buildings, facilities within buildings, driveways, car parks, passages and any associated landscaping and accessways for use by people with disabilities as required by the Building Act 1991 and the Local Government Act 1974. It is written to cater for the majority of access and usage needs of people with disabilities, however, everyone benefits from accessible buildings in a variety of ways. 

 

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