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BC Update 154: New guidance for building work that does not require a building consent

Posted: 20 March 2014

BC Update
New guidance for Schedule 1, Building work that does not require a consent.

This Building Controls Update is a periodic news bulletin for the building sector.

In November 2013, Schedule 1 of the Building Act was amended. Schedule 1 details the type of work that does not require a building consent. It clarifies the types of building work that are exempt and who can carry out this work.

Keep up to date with changes to Schedule 1 by reading the latest guidance we have published:

View and download the guidance: Building work that does not require a building consent

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: