Building Code reference document changes proposed

Posted: 29 July 2016

Diagram showing hierarchy of New Zealand building control documents
Consultation is open on proposed changes to a number of Building Code reference documents - Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods.

The proposal involves:

  • amending 32 existing Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods
  • updating references to Standards and industry documents that are cited in Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods
  • introducing two new Acceptable Solutions: E2/AS4 for Torch-on Membrane Systems for Roofs and Decks, and E3/AS2 for Internal Wet Area Membranes.

The proposed changes are intended to ensure these Building Code reference documents reflect the latest industry developments, research and building practice. 

The consultation runs from 19 July 2016 until 31 August 2016.

You can read about the proposed changes and find out how to participate in the consultation for amending Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods 2016 on the MBIE Corporate website.

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