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Have your say on Building Code amendments – consultation opens 17 February - BC Update 256

Abbreviation
BC Update 256 - Have your say on Building Code amendments – consultation opens 17 February
Valid from
17/02/2020

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Guidelines
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Website

Description

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) will be seeking the sector's views on a number of amendments to the Building Code as part of the biannual Building Code update programme.

This public consultation is the sector's opportunity to have your say and help shape the future of New Zealand's building safety. These amendments will be published in June 2020.

 

Scope

The most significant proposed amendments aim to do the following:

Increase clarity and consistency around fire safety requirements by:

  • improving building features for firefighter operations in emergencies to better align with current Fire and Emergency New Zealand procedures and equipment
  • amending fire testing requirements for cladding systems, so that international fire test methods can be considered

Providing more options to comply with the Building Code for surface water drainage by:

  • issuing a new Acceptable Solution for the design and installation of stormwater drainage systems
  • making it easier to determine rainfall intensities for specific locations
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Consultation runs from Monday 17 February to 4pm Friday 17 April 2020. 

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Consultation runs from Monday 17 February to 4pm Friday 17 April 2020. 

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Have your say on Building Code amendments – consultation opens 17 February - BC Update 256

Description

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) will be seeking the sector's views on a number of amendments to the Building Code as part of the biannual Building Code update programme.

This public consultation is the sector's opportunity to have your say and help shape the future of New Zealand's building safety. These amendments will be published in June 2020.

 

View on Information Provider website
Have your say on Building Code amendments – consultation opens 17 February - BC Update 256
Description

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) will be seeking the sector's views on a number of amendments to the Building Code as part of the biannual Building Code update programme.

This public consultation is the sector's opportunity to have your say and help shape the future of New Zealand's building safety. These amendments will be published in June 2020.

 

View on Information Provider website
This resource does not cite any other resources.

Have your say on Building Code amendments – consultation opens 17 February - BC Update 256

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