2005/134: Single means of escape from a high-rise apartment building
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This is a determination under Part 3 Subpart 1 of the Building Act 2004 made on behalf of the Chief Executive of the Department of Building and Housing.
The applicant is the apartment developer. The other parties are the Auckland City Council
The application arises from the refusal by the territorial authority to issue the third of a series of staged building consents for a multi-storey apartment block, unless changes are made to its single means of escape from fire. The matter for Determination is whether a new apartment building with a single means of escape from fire complies with clauses C2 and C3 of the Building Code.
Note: This determination refers to clause C as it was prior to the amendments to Building Code clause C in 2012.